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12 Feb 2016 description
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Statement attributable to Director of Communication Paloma Escudero for World Radio Day, 13 February 2016

NEW YORK, 12 February 2016 – “There is no question of the value of radio when disasters occur. 

“The radio has been what we have turned to for generations when the world is falling apart –whether from war, from earthquake, from tsunami, or from disease outbreak. 

10 Feb 2016 description
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PRÓLOGO

La malnutrición aguda grave afecta a más de 17 millones de niños y niñas en todo el mundo. A pesar de los notables progresos alcanzados en los últimos años, en 2013 aproximadamente 2,9 millones de niños de 65 países tuvieron acceso a tratamiento, cifra que representa tan sólo el 17% de los niños del mundo que lo necesita.

10 Feb 2016 description
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By Werner Schultink

The leading medical journal The Lancet just released a new Series on Breastfeeding with remarkable new evidence on the health and economic benefits of breastfeeding. The Lancet found that breastfeeding could save 820,000 lives and add $302 billion into the global economy. The Lancet shows that breastfeeding lays the foundation for the healthiest start for all children, rich or poor, girl or boy.

06 Feb 2016 description
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NEW YORK, le 5 février 2016 – Au moins 200 millions de filles et de femmes en vie aujourd'hui ont subi des mutilations génitales dans 30 pays, d'après un nouveau rapport statistique publié à l'approche de la Journée internationale de la tolérance zéro à l'égard des mutilations génitales féminines (MGF) des Nations Unies.

06 Feb 2016 description
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New statistical report on female genital mutilation shows harmful practice is a global concern – UNICEF

NEW YORK, 5 February 2016 – At least 200 million girls and women alive today have undergone female genital mutilation in 30 countries, according to a new statistical report published ahead of the United Nations’ International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation.

05 Feb 2016 description
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The purpose of this resource pack is to strengthen the evidence base of child protection through clear and practical guidance for improved planning and M&E practices and documentation of good practices and lessons learned, in line with the main approaches in UNICEF’s Child Protection Strategy (2008) and the refocus in UNICEF on monitoring results for equity. The resource pack is a joint initiative between the UNICEF Child Protection Section, the Data and Analytics Section (in the Division of Research and Policy), the Evaluation Office and the Field Results Group.

05 Feb 2016 description

Declaración del Director Ejecutivo de UNFPA, el Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, y el Director Ejecutivo de UNICEF, Anthony Lake, para el Día Internacional de la Tolerancia Cero con la Mutilación Genital Femenina 2016.

Ciudad de México, 05 de febrero 2016 - La Mutilación Genital Femenina es una práctica violenta que marca a niñas y adolescentes para toda la vida, poniendo en peligro su salud, privándolas de sus derechos y negándoles la posibilidad de alcanzar su pleno potencial.

04 Feb 2016 description

Déclaration du Directeur exécutif de l'UNFPA, Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, et du Directeur général de l'UNICEF, Anthony Lake, à l'occasion de la Journée internationale 2016 de tolérance zéro à l'égard des mutilations génitales féminines Les mutilations génitales féminines (MGF) constituent une pratique violente qui marque les filles pour la vie - mettant en danger leur santé, les privant de leurs droits et leur refusant la chance d'atteindre pleinement leur potentiel. Les MGF sont répandues.

04 Feb 2016 description

CTJ-UNICEF Panel: Education as Crucial Tool for Peace

On January 21, ICTJ and UNICEF held a special event to launch an important new report on the links between education and transitional justice. The launch was accompanied by a panel discussion moderated by ICTJ President David Tolbert.

03 Feb 2016 description

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director, Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, and UNICEF Executive Director, Anthony Lake, on the 2016 International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation

Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) is a violent practice, scarring girls for life -- endangering their health, depriving them of their rights, and denying them the chance to reach their full potential.

03 Feb 2016 description
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NUEVA YORK/PANAMÁ/GINEBRA, 2 de febrero 2016 - UNICEF está trabajando con los gobiernos para movilizar a las comunidades en su protección contra el virus del Zika, que se ha convertido en una emergencia de salud pública que afecta a más de 20 países en Latinoamérica y el Caribe.

02 Feb 2016 description
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NEW YORK/PANAMA/GENEVA, 2 February 2016 – With the Zika virus now a public health emergency affecting more than 20 countries in Latin America and the Caribbean, UNICEF is working with governments to mobilize communities to protect themselves from infection.

02 Feb 2016 description
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News note

GENEVA, 2 February 2016 – For the first time since the start of the refugee and migrant crisis in Europe, there are more children and women on the move than adult males, says UNICEF.

01 Feb 2016 description
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‘Every Breath Counts’ aimed at African leaders and policy makers

NEW YORK/ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, 31 January 2016 – UNICEF and global partners launched a campaign today urging African leaders to increase funding for pneumonia interventions and adopt policy changes to strengthen its treatment at the community level. More than 490,000 children under-five died from the disease last year in sub-Saharan Africa. 

29 Jan 2016 description
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As the proportion of child refugees and migrants arriving into Europe increases, providing opportunities for children to be children again, and for mothers to rest and nurse their babies in privacy – if only for a few hours – is more important than ever. My visit to Serbia, last week, emphasized just how important.

27 Jan 2016 description
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AVANT-PROPOS DU DIRECTEUR GÉNÉRAL DE L’UNICEF

Action humanitaire pour les enfants en 2016

Le nombre d’enfants pris au piège des crises humanitaires dans le monde est stupéfiant et donne à réfléchir. Près de 250 millions de garçons et de filles vivent dans des pays frappés par des conflits violents, qui durent souvent depuis longtemps.

27 Jan 2016 description
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PRÓLOGO DEL DIRECTOR EJECUTIVO

Acción Humanitaria para la Infancia 2016

El número de niños atrapados en crisis humanitarias alrededor del mundo es desconcertante y desolador.

Cerca de 250 millones de niños viven en países afectados por la violencia, a menudo conflictos prolongados en el tiempo.

En 2015, millones de niños y familias tuvieron que abandonar sus hogares para huir de la violencia, persecución y miseria, demasiadas veces arriesgando sus vidas en busca de seguridad y de un futuro mejor.

27 Jan 2016 description
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Regional Office 2016 Requirements: US$3,500,000

27 Jan 2016 description
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Regional Office 2016 Requirements: US$6,650,000