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26 Aug 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

ATHENS/GENEVA 26 August 2016 – With the sudden increase of arrivals, hundreds more refugee and migrant children are becoming stranded in Greece with critical needs such as education and protection, says UNICEF. 

22 Aug 2016 description

The report summarizes the technical content of the workshop, highlights key principles, lessons and way forward. The workshop was jointly organized by UNICEF and the SUN Movement Secretariat, aimed to accelerate the efforts of Asian countries in the SUN movement to increase the dialogue and alignment among sectors by reporting on multi-sectoral nutrition budgets and costs of multi-sectoral nutrition plans, addressing the issue of decentralized public finance, and contributing to making the investment case for nutrition.

19 Aug 2016 description
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Highlights

  • So far this year some 266,000 people crossed the Mediterranean. Although refugees and migrants continue using the Eastern Mediterranean route, in July Italy registered 10 times more arrivals than Greece.

17 Aug 2016 description
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SYDNEY, Australia, 17 August 2016 – UNICEF Australia urges Minister Dutton to seriously consider resettlement options in credible third countries that are equipped to respond to the complex needs of refugees and their families, in the wake of news that an agreement has been made to close the Manus Island detention centre.

10 Aug 2016 description
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Hoy 9 de agosto se conmemora el Día Internacional de las Poblaciones Indígenas

UNICEF se compromete con los Estados y los pueblos indígenas a contribuir para que los niños y niñas indígenas puedan realizar su proceso educativo libre de discriminación

10 Aug 2016 description
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INTRODUCTION

Every child has the right to a fair chance in life. Leaving no child behind is both a moral imperative and a strategic priority for the development of inclusive, sustainable and stable societies everywhere. In 2015, UNICEF worked with partners around the world to make that fair chance a reality.

09 Aug 2016 description
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By Caroline Utz

UNICEF and partners are a step closer to building peace, Eran Nagan, of the Government of the Netherlands said at a high-level event on education and peacebuilding in New York.

04 Aug 2016 description

More partners join forces to end violence against children and to promote social inclusion of children with disabilities into society

GENEVA/ BRUSSELS, 4 August 2016 – The European Union (EU) and UNICEF have broadened an important regional partnership that aims to protect children from violence and better include children with disabilities into society.

30 Jul 2016 description
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Retarder le début de l’allaitement augmente de 80 % le risque de décès des nourrissons

NEW YORK, 29 JUILLET 2016 – « Environ 77 millions de nouveau-nés – un sur deux – ne sont pas mis au sein dans la première heure de leur vie, ce qui les prive des nutriments indispensables, des anticorps et du contact physique avec leur mère qui les protègent des maladies et de la mort affirme l’UNICEF.

29 Jul 2016 description
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Delayed breastfeeding increases risk of newborn deaths by up to 80 per cent

NEW YORK, 29 July 2016 – Some 77 million newborns – or 1 in 2 – are not put to the breast within an hour of birth, depriving them of the essential nutrients, antibodies and skin-to-skin contact with their mother that protect them from disease and death, UNICEF said.

20 Jul 2016 description
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Highlights

  • So far this year more than 231,000 people crossed the Mediterranean. While the trend of decreased arrivals through the Eastern Mediterranean continued during the month of June, with only 1,500 new arrivals in Greece, some 22,250 people were rescued in Italian waters during the same period of time.

19 Jul 2016 description
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NEW YORK 14 JUILLET 2016 – Selon des données de l’UNICEF, environ deux tiers d’hommes, de femmes, de garçons et de filles des pays où la mutilation génitale féminine (MGF) est la plus répandue affirment vouloir voir cette pratique disparaître.

Dans les pays pour lesquels des données sont disponibles, 67 % des filles et des femmes et 63 % des garçons et des hommes sont opposés à la poursuite de cette pratique au sein de leurs communautés.

19 Jul 2016 description
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Le Fonds des Nations Unies pour l’Enfance présente succès et innovations à la Conférence internationale de lutte contre le sida (AIDS 2016)

Durban, Afrique du Sud, 18 juillet 2016 – A la veille de la 21e conférence internationale de lutte contre le sida qui a lieu à Durban cette semaine, l’UNICEF rappelle qu’en dépit des progrès remarquables accomplis dans la lutte contre la pandémie de sida, beaucoup d’efforts restent à faire pour protéger les enfants et les adolescents de l’infection, de la maladie et de la mort.

18 Jul 2016 description
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DURBAN, South Africa, 18 July 2016 – As the 21st International AIDS Conference gets underway in Durban this week, UNICEF warned that despite remarkable global progress in tackling the HIV/AIDS pandemic, much work remains to be done to protect children and adolescents from infection, sickness and death.

15 Jul 2016 description
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NEW YORK, 14 July, 2016 – Approximately two-thirds of men, women, boys and girls in countries where female genital mutilation is common say they want the practice to end – according to UNICEF data.

In countries with available data, 67 per cent of girls and women and 63 per cent of boys and men oppose the continuation of the practice in their communities.

13 Jul 2016 description
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• México, junto con Suecia, Indonesia y Tanzania es parte del Comité Coordinador de la Alianza Global para poner fin a la Violencia contra la Niñez, que impulsa UNICEF.

• Esta nueva alianza es apoyada por el actor Liam Neeson, Embajador de Buena Voluntad de UNICEF, quien busca crear conciencia y llamar la acción a favor de la campaña #ENDViolence.

12 Jul 2016 description
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New PSA with UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Liam Neeson premiers to raise awareness and drive action to #ENDviolence

12 Jul 2016 description
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Un rastro de devastación

El Niño, el grave fenómeno meteorológico de 2015 y 2016, ha llegado a su fin, pero sus devastadoras consecuencias, especialmente sobre los niños, están lejos de terminar. En África oriental y meridional, las zonas más afectadas, hay 26,5 millones de niños que necesitan ayuda, incluyendo a más de 1 millón que precisan este año tratamiento contra la desnutrición grave aguda.
Estas cifras alarmantes podrían incluso aumentar aún más como resultado de las sequías y las enfermedades generadas por este poderoso fenómeno meteorológico.

12 Jul 2016 description

New strategies to end violence against children

The World Health Organization (WHO) and partners today launch seven interlinked strategies to reduce violence against children. The approaches have all been tested and all have shown concrete results. By bringing them together, WHO hopes to dramatically reduce instances of violence against children.