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06 Dec 2016 description

BRUSSELS / NEW YORK, 6 December 2016 – Braving the consequences of war, natural disaster and other emergencies, nearly 2 million children in 20 countries around the world have been able to continue their schooling over the past four years as a result of a partnership between the European Commission's department for humanitarian aid and civil protection and UNICEF.

04 Dec 2016 description
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By Rosangela Berman-Bieler

“We mark this year’s International Day of Persons with Disabilities in the wake of the adoption of the ambitious 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.  This global blueprint for action summons us to “leave no one behind”.  _Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon_

02 Dec 2016 description
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Se precisan medidas urgentes para mejorar la prevención del VIH y el tratamiento entre los jóvenes

NUEVA YORK/JOHANNESBURGO, 1 de diciembre de 2016 - Un nuevo informe publicado hoy por UNICEF indica que, según las proyecciones, las nuevas infecciones por el VIH entre los adolescentes podrían aumentar anualmente desde 250.000 en 2015 a casi 400.000 en 2030, si se estancan los progresos para llegar a este grupo de edad.

01 Dec 2016 description
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Il faut agir de manière urgente pour améliorer la prévention et le traitement de l’infection chez les jeunes

NEW YORK/JOHANNESBURG, 1er décembre 2016 – Le nombre des nouvelles infections par le VIH chez les adolescents devrait passer de 250 000 en 2015 à environ 400 000 par an d’ici à 2030 si les progrès pour atteindre ce groupe d’âge faiblissent, d’après un nouveau rapport publié aujourd’hui par l’UNICEF.

01 Dec 2016 description
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Foreword

For almost three decades, the fight against HIV/AIDS was at the top of the world’s health agenda – an urgent priority that commanded commitment and compelled action.

That sense of urgency helped drive a global movement to end AIDS – from grassroots to governments to global organizations and partnerships. Targeted investment in innovation to reach and treat those at greatest risk have produced significant results, averting millions of new infections and giving new hope to families living with HIV around the world.

29 Nov 2016 description

SOS Children’s Villages is joining 77 other organisation in urging the European Commission and EU member states to step up protections of migrant and refugee children.

In a joint statement to be released at the European Forum on the Rights of the Child, which begins Tuesday in Brussels, SOS Children’s Villages and its partners are calling for seven action points to protect children in migration:

29 Nov 2016 description

JULY-SEPTEMBER HIGHLIGHTS

Opening of the 'Reception Classes'

27 Nov 2016 description
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By Severine Leonardi

In the town of Sjenica, in southwestern Serbia, the cold weather is arriving quickly. The temperature during the night already falls to zero degrees Celsius, and snow is expected any day. That’s when the temperature can go to below -10 degrees Celsius.

Cold Sjenica houses one of the twelve centres in Serbia where refugees and migrants are accommodated .

24 Nov 2016 description

This policy brief shows that risk transfer through disaster insurance requires a flexible national framework to allow for tailored solutions at the local level. The document calls for the countries and their humanitarian and development partners to urgently ensure that governments can provide disaster insurance. A future dialogue for authorities to be informed and inform national and regional plans should feature in the Asia Regional Implementation Plans, AMCDRR declaration, and disaster management plans and policies, and collect better data to monitor progress.

23 Nov 2016 description
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NUEVA YORK, 20 de noviembre de 2016 - El Día Universal del Niño es más que un día concebido para homenajear a los niños en todas partes. También nos ofrece todos los años la oportunidad de comprometernos para proteger los derechos de cada niño.

Unos derechos universales e inalienables que el mundo prometió proteger en un día como hoy en 1989, cuando la Asamblea General de las Naciones Unidas aprobó la Convención sobre los Derechos del Niño.

22 Nov 2016 description
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Abuja, 21 November 2016 – Despite enormous progress realized for children since the adoption of the Convention on the Rights of the Child in 1989, the rights of millions of children are being violated every day, UNICEF said today as it marks ongoing celebrations following Universal Children’s Day on Sunday.

22 Nov 2016 description
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NEW YORK, 20 novembre 2016 – La Journée mondiale de l’enfance est plus qu’une simple journée pour célébrer les enfants dans le monde. C’est une occasion annuelle de renouveler notre engagement en faveur de la protection des droits de chaque enfant.

Des droits universels et inaliénables que le monde a promis de protéger le 20 novembre 1989, lorsque l’Assemblée générale des Nations Unies a adopté la Convention relative aux droits de l’enfant.

Le droit à la dignité et à la sécurité. D’être traité justement et de vivre sans oppression. D’avoir une vraie chance dans la vie.

22 Nov 2016 description

This policy brief shows that disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation (DRR-CCA) require a flexible national framework to allow for tailored solutions at the local level. It calls for the countries and their humanitarian and development partners to urgently ensure that governments implement a policy of awareness, resilience and information sharing.

The included case study highlights the need for a clear link between government policy, DRR and CCA, with the help of government offices and NGOs. In particular, it makes the following policy recommendations:

20 Nov 2016 description
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Arabic version

NEW YORK, 20 November 2016 – “Universal Children’s Day is more than a day to celebrate children everywhere. It is an annual opportunity to recommit ourselves to protecting the rights of every child.

“Universal, inalienable rights that the world pledged to protect on this day in 1989, when the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Convention on the Rights of the Child.

“Rights to dignity and security. To be treated fairly and to live free from oppression. To have a fair chance in life.

16 Nov 2016 description
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Highlights

  • Despite the deteriorating weather conditions and increasingly dangerous Mediterranean, October 2016 saw a spike in the number of refugees and migrants arriving on Italian shores. The 27,300 new arrivals, of whom an estimated 4,300 children, represent a three-fold increase compared to the same period last year.

14 Nov 2016 description
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Les dirigeants du monde entier réunis à la COP22 ont la possibilité de prendre des engagements qui aideront à sauver la vie de 12,7 millions d’enfants d’ici à 2030

12 Nov 2016 description

Communiqué de presse conjoint CDC/GAVI/UNICEF/OMS

10 novembre 2016 | NEW YORK/ATLANTA/GENÈVE - Malgré une baisse de 79% des décès dus à la rougeole dans le monde entre 2000 et 2015, près de 400 enfants meurent encore chaque jour de cette maladie, ont déclaré les principales organisations œuvrant dans le secteur de la santé dans un rapport publié aujourd’hui.