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23 Mar 2017 description

Avec l’intensification de la riposte régionale d’urgence à la flambée, 116 millions d’enfants vont être vaccinés sur tout le continent

23 mars 2017 – Genève/Brazzaville/New York/Dakar : Plus de 190 000 vaccinateurs dans 13 pays d’Afrique de l’Ouest et d’Afrique centrale vont vacciner plus de 116 millions d’enfants la semaine prochaine pour faire disparaître le dernier bastion de la poliomyélite sur ce continent.

23 Mar 2017 description
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Los niños más pobres serán los más afectados a medida que el cambio climático empeora la crisis actual del agua

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Nueva York, 22 de marzo de 2017 - Alrededor de 600 millones de niños –o 1 de cada 4 niños en todo el mundo– vivirán en 2040 en zonas con recursos extremadamente limitados de agua, según un informe de UNICEF publicado en el Día Mundial del Agua.

23 Mar 2017 description

116 million children to be immunized from coast to coast across the continent, as regional emergency outbreak response intensifies

23 March 2017 – Geneva/Brazzaville/New York/Dakar: More than 190 000 polio vaccinators in 13 countries across west and central Africa will immunize more than 116 million children over the next week, to tackle the last remaining stronghold of polio on the continent.

22 Mar 2017 description
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22 mars 2017 – Près de 600 millions d'enfants – soit un enfant sur quatre à l'échelle mondiale – vivront, d'ici à 2040, dans des zones où les ressources en eau seront extrêmement limitées, d'après un rapport du Fonds des Nations Unies pour l'enfance (UNICEF) publié mercredi à l'occasion de la Journée mondiale de l'eau ((22 mars).

22 Mar 2017 description
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Key Facts
- 2,000 Estimated number of UAC currently in Greece based on analysis from referrals to EKKA (as of 17 March 2017)
- 1,352 Total number of places available in UAC shelters (filled, pending assigned cases as of 17 March, including 90 vacant places in the process to be filled)
- 891 Total number of UAC on waiting list for shelter (as of 17 March) including:
- 130 in Reception and Identification Centers
- 18 in protective custody

22 Mar 2017 description
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Nearly 600 million children will live in areas with extremely limited water resources by 2040 – UNICEF

Poorest children will be most affected as climate change worsens an ongoing water crisis

Photos and video are available for download here: http://weshare.unicef.org/Package/2AMZIFDMEO9

17 Mar 2017 description
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GENEVA, 17 March 2017 – One year after the Balkan border closures and the EU-Turkey Statement which were aimed at stopping mass migration flows, refugee and migrant children face greater risks of deportation, detention, exploitation and deprivation, says UNICEF.

16 Mar 2017 description
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Highlights

  • The number of children on the Central Mediterranean Route is on the rise with more than 2,450 child arrivals in the first two months of 2017 (compared to 1,388 during the same period in 2016). Meanwhile, European countries registered 7,678 new first-time asylum claims by children (5,000 of them in Germany), while 25,080 children remain stranded in Greece and other Balkan countries.

16 Mar 2017 description
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Dubai, 15 March - Dubai Cares, the global philanthropic organization based in United Arab Emirates (UAE) and UNICEF, in coordination with the UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MOFAIC), came together today in Dubai at a two-day event to urge greater investment in early childhood development (ECD).

10 Mar 2017 description
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•Según la Encuesta Nacional sobre la Discriminación en México (ENADIS 2010) el 20.5% de las personas migrantes opinan que el principal problema que enfrentan en este país es la discriminación.

•VIDEO Derribemos las barreras que no se ven: https://youtu.be/L25XZHlS-GA

•Para ayudar a proteger sus pasos, ingresa a: http://bit.ly/VidasEnTransito

10 Mar 2017 description
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GENEVA, 9 March 2017 – "UNICEF is alarmed by the adoption of a new law in Hungary that foresees the mandatory detention of refugee and migrant children over 14 years of age. We appeal to the President to treat all children as children first and foremost, before signing this new law.

“Detaining refugee and migrant children fleeing violence and persecution and seeking a better life is traumatic. It effectively criminalizes children and robs them of their rights such as education. The impact of this on any child, no matter their age, can last a lifetime.

08 Mar 2017 description

Le Programme commun OMS/UNICEF de suivi de l’approvisionnement en eau et de l’assainissement (JMP) a été créé en 1990. Depuis cette date, il évalue régulièrement les progrès enregistrés au niveau international, régional et national en matière d’eau, d’assainissement et d’hygiène (EAH). Le présent rapport thématique porte sur les services d’alimentation en eau potable gérés en toute sécurité dans le cadre du programme de développement durable à l’horizon 2030

08 Mar 2017 description

The WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply and Sanitation (JMP) was established in 1990. Since then, the JMP has produced regular estimates of global, regional and national progress on drinking water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH). This thematic report examines safely managed drinking water services in the context of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

08 Mar 2017 description
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Children in the countries of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region1 have witnessed remarkable progress in development during the Millennium Development Goals (MDG) era. Starting from comparatively advanced levels, many countries made further progress in implementation of their children’s rights agenda since the beginning of the 21st century. However, progress has been uneven – among countries as well as within countries.

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Key Facts

2,100 Estimated number of UAC currently in Greece based on analysis from referrals to EKKA (as of 1 March 2017)

1,362 Total number of places available in UAC shelters (filled, pending assigned cases as of 1 March, including 149 vacant places in the process to be filled)

1,008 Total number of UAC on waiting list for shelter (as of 1 March) including:

•178 in Reception and Identification Centers

•16 in protective custody

08 Mar 2017 description
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Quarter of funds will go towards humanitarian work, including famine response

STOCKHOLM, 7 March 2017 – The Government of Sweden has just announced an $80 million contribution to support UNICEF’s life-saving work around the world. A significant part of the new funds – $20 million– will be allocated to UNICEF’s humanitarian work in countries affected by wars and other emergencies.

06 Mar 2017 description
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Introduction

The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development charts an ambitious course for the coming decade and beyond. Reaching further than its precursor, the Millennium Development Goals, the Agenda brings together the social, economic and environmental dimensions of development. The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are a clarion call for a more equitable future, and at their core is a commitment to leave no one behind.

04 Mar 2017 description

Brussels, 3 March 2017. The European Commission yesterday adopted a Recommendation and Renewed Action Plan for EU member states to consider in their procedures to return men, women and children staying irregularly in the EU to their countries of origin or transit. It encourages member states to undertake swift returns, which limit basic safeguards and rights that should be guaranteed to all migrants, including in cases involving children.