NUEVA YORK, 20 de septiembre de 2016 – La Declaración de Nueva York sobre Refugiados y Migrantes es un primer paso para abordar el nivel sin precedentes de movilidad humana al que el mundo hace frente.
NEW YORK, 18 September 2016 – More than two-thirds of schoolchildren in low-income countries will not learn basic primary level skills in 2030 despite an ambitious goal to get every child in school and learning, according to a report launched today by the International Commission on Financing Global Education Opportunity.
NEW YORK, 19 September 2016 - Three innovative projects to improve learning for children in crisis situations have been selected to receive funding from the Humanitarian Education Accelerator (HEA), an initiative run in partnership by the UK Department for International Development (DFID), UNHCR and UNICEF.
The recipients will receive tailored mentorship and up to £300,000 to strengthen their evaluation capacity. They are:
Between January 2015 and August 2016, 596,275 refugee and migrant children sought asylum in Europe. More than 341,600 of them arrived by sea.
To demonstrate data gaps UNICEF launches “time machine” installation at the United Nations General Assembly
NEW YORK, 14 September 2016 - UNICEF is calling on world leaders to invest in better data on children, warning in a new analysis that sufficient data is available only for half of the child-related Sustainable Development Goals indicators.
By Sarah Crowe
After Sarah Alsabsabi’s family fled from Aleppo to Turkey in 2013, her father’s health started deteriorating. He journeyed on to Germany where he learned that he had kidney cancer. Now, Sarah and her family are desperately trying to reunite with their father, but after finally crossing the Aegean Sea, they have found themselves stranded once again.
TC Winston Highlights
The Fiji Government held a series of lessons learned workshops for the overall response that culminated in a national workshop attended by partners involved in the humanitarian response. The Education and Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) clusters also held their separate lessons learned review workshops.
UNICEF completed its internal After Action Review.
A school-feeding programme is running in 38 schools in worstaffected areas, benefitting nearly 6,000 students.
UNICEF: Cerca de 50 millones de niños viven fuera de sus lugares de origen
Más de la mitad, 28 millones, forzados a huir de sus hogares por los conflictos y la violencia
Près de 50 millions d’enfants « déracinés » dans le monde – UNICEF
28 millions d’enfants déplacés de force par les conflits et la violence, à l’intérieur comme à l’extérieur de leurs frontières
Jenny Birchall Independent Expert
Michelle May Educational Psychologist, Harvard Program in Refugee Trauma
Recent research papers regarding unaccompanied minors in Europe and their psychological care were reviewed in order to inform UN agencies and European policy makers of the unique mental health needs of minors arriving in Europe without adult companions. A special focus of this review is placed on unaccompanied Afghan minors, as they constituted 51% of unaccompanied asylum applications in the European Union (EU) in 2015.
Bina D'Costa Child Migration Specialist, UNICEF Office of Research - Innocenti
Hanne Beirens Associate Director, Migration Policy Institute Europe
Despite the intense focus on the unprecedented numbers of migrants and asylum seekers landing on European shores since 2015, one critical characteristic has been overlooked: children form a significant percentage of these inflows. This reality is posing a new challenge for policymakers, not least how best to receive and integrate this often vulnerable group.
François Crépeau UN Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights, Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
Children represent around a quarter of all migrants world-wide; while in June 2015, one in ten migrants reaching the Macedonian border from Greece was a child, in October 2015 it was one in three.
Nearly 50 million children “uprooted” worldwide – UNICEF
28 million forcibly displaced by conflict and violence within and across borders
By Rayyan Sabet-Parry
Geneva, 2 September 2016 — New figures reveal that around half a million refugee and migrant children on the move are believed to have turned to smugglers since January 2015, as delays and desperation drive them into the hands of criminals quick to exploit their vulnerability.
In order to shine a light on the murky underworld of migrant smuggling in Europe, and better shape the response, UNICEF has gathered information from a range of sources – including Europol-Interpol, testimonies from children themselves, publications from UN agencies, NGOs, and corroborated media reports.
NUEVA YORK, 1 de septiembre de 2016 – Según ha revelado hoy UNICEF, en los 10 países con mayores índices de desescolarización en educación primaria, al menos dos de cada cinco niños (un total de 18 millones) no van a la escuela.
NEW YORK, 1er septembre 2016 – Dans les 10 pays affichant les pourcentages d’enfants n’ayant pas accès à l’éducation primaire les plus élevés, près de 2 enfants sur 5, soit 18 millions, ne sont pas scolarisés, a déclaré aujourd’hui l’UNICEF.
C’est le Libéria qui enregistre le plus fort taux d’enfants non scolarisés avec près des deux tiers des enfants en âge de suivre une éducation primaire qui n’ont pas accès à l’école. Le Soudan du Sud occupe le deuxième rang : 59 % des enfants ne peuvent pas bénéficier d’une éducation primaire et 1 école sur 3 est fermée en raison du conflit.