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31 Mar 2015 description

NEW YORK/GENEVA, 31 March 2015 – UNICEF and the UN Refugee Agency UNHCR today announced the launch of a new Amplify challenge – a call for ideas and innovations that could improve the delivery and quality of education for children and adults displaced by violent conflict.

23 Mar 2015 description
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NEW YORK, 23 March 2015 – UNICEF has made all its data on health, nutrition, education, water and sanitation, child protection, and HIV/AIDS publicly available, in an easily searchable format which includes redesigned country profiles and a new data visualisation tool for the creation of charts, maps and graphs. All of which make UNICEF the most reliable and up-to-date source of statistics on women and children.

21 Mar 2015 description
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NEW YORK, 20 March 2015 – UNICEF welcomes the new Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction adopted at the third UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction. The 2015-2030 framework recognizes the vital role children and youth have to play in reducing risk, strengthening community resilience and shaping legislation to better protect against disasters.

20 Mar 2015 description
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Despite tremendous global progress on drinking water, gains not trickling down to the most marginalized

NEW YORK, 20 March 2015 – Access to drinking water has been one of the biggest successes of the Millennium Development Goals, UNICEF said ahead of World Water Day, but for 748 million people around the world, just obtaining this essential service remains a challenge.

18 Mar 2015 description
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SENDAI, Japan, 18 March, 2015 – UNICEF expresses solidarity and sympathy with the governments and people of Vanuatu and Tuvalu as they address the aftermath of Cyclone Pam. UNICEF has been doing what we can to help people cope, and we will continue to do so.

Disaster Risk Reduction is a priority for UNICEF and we appreciate the efforts undertaken to develop the post-2015 framework on disaster risk reduction. The focus on disaster risk reduction is an important contribution to the post-2015 sustainable development agenda.

17 Mar 2015 description

MAIN FINDINGS

This review of water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) services in health care facilities in low resource settings is the first comprehensive, multi-country analysis on the topic. It highlights low access in many countries and specific actions needed to strengthen policy, implementation and monitoring.

15 Mar 2015 description
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NEW YORK, 13 mars 2015 - Les droits de l’enfant et l’enseignement préscolaire vont recevoir un sérieux coup de pouce grâce à deux nouveaux partenariats entre le Groupe LEGO, la Fondation LEGO et l’UNICEF célébrés aujourd’hui à New York.

11 Mar 2015 description

The EFA Global Monitoring Report, UNESCO and UNGEI call for urgent action to combat school-related gender-based violence

Gender-based violence in school settings is having a damaging impact on the education of millions of children across the world according to a new paper released today at the Commission on the Status of Women, by the Education for All (EFA) Global Monitoring Report, UNESCO and United Nations Girls Education Initiative (UNGEI).

10 Mar 2015 description

This policy brief proposes a simple framework for advocating for the inclusion of children’s rights, needs and priorities for risk reduction.

It begins with a framework for action, a brief summary of advocacy points for both the post-2015 development goals and the ‘HFA2’, as these frameworks are complementary and cannot be viewed in isolation.

18 Feb 2015 description

Leaders from around the world are All In to end the AIDS epidemic among adolescents

UNAIDS, UNICEF, UNFPA, WHO, PEPFAR, the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, the MTV Staying Alive Foundation and youth movements represented by PACT and Y+ join President Uhuru Kenyatta to launch All In, a new platform for action against the adolescent AIDS epidemic.

18 Feb 2015 description

L’ONUSIDA, l’UNICEF, l’UNFPA, l’OMS, le PEPFAR, le Fonds mondial de lutte contre le sida, la tuberculose et le paludisme, la Fondation MTV Staying Alive et des mouvements de jeunes représentés par PACT et Y+ se sont retrouvés autour du Président Uhuru Kenyatta pour lancer l’initiative **All In*, nouvelle plateforme d’action contre l’épidémie de sida des adolescents.*

13 Feb 2015 description
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NUEVA YORK, 12 de febrero de 2015 – Los niños son cada vez más vulnerables al reclutamiento y el uso por grupos armados a medida que los conflictos son más brutales, intensos y generalizados en todo el mundo, dijeron hoy UNICEF y el Representante Especial de la ONU para los Niños y los Conflictos Armados, con motivo del Día Internacional contra el Uso de Niños Soldados.

12 Feb 2015 description

NEW YORK, 12 février 2015 – Les enfants sont de plus en plus vulnérables au recrutement et à l'utilisation par des groupes armés, alors que les conflits partout dans le monde deviennent plus brutaux et redoublent d’intensité et de fréquence, ont déclaré aujourd’hui l’UNICEF et la Représentante spéciale de l'ONU pour les enfants et les conflits armés, à l'occasion de la Journée internationale contre l'utilisation d'enfants soldats.

12 Feb 2015 description

Children are increasingly vulnerable to recruitment and use by armed groups as conflicts around the world become more brutal, intense and widespread, UNICEF and the UN Special Representative for Children and Armed Conflict said today to mark the International Day against the Use of Child Soldiers.

11 Feb 2015 description
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El ídolo mundial conmemora sus 10 años como Embajador de Buena Voluntad de UNICEF con una nueva campaña para poner a los niños primero

LONDRES, 9 de febrero de 2015 – David Beckham y UNICEF presentan hoy una iniciativa innovadora, 7: El Fondo David Beckham UNICEF, para proteger contra el peligro a millones de niños en todo el mundo.

09 Feb 2015 description
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La célébrité mondiale marque ses 10 ans au poste d’Ambassadeur itinérant de l’UNICEF en redoublant d’efforts pour donner la priorité aux enfants

LONDRES, le 9 février 2015 – David Beckham et l'UNICEF lancent aujourd'hui une initiative sans précédent, 7: The David Beckham UNICEF Fund (7 : le Fonds David Beckham UNICEF), pour protéger des millions d’enfants.

09 Feb 2015 description
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Global icon marks 10 years as a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador with new drive to put children first

LONDON, 9 February 2015 – David Beckham and UNICEF are today launching a groundbreaking initiative, 7: The David Beckham UNICEF Fund, to protect millions of children around the world from danger.

06 Feb 2015 description

UNFPA, UNICEF, Confédération internationale des sages-femmes et Fédération internationale de gynécologie et d’obstétrique

05 Feb 2015 description

Joint statement on the International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) by UNFPA, UNICEF, the International Confederation of Midwives and the International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics

Female genital mutilation (FGM) violates the human rights and undermines the health and well-being of some 3 million girls each year. More than 130 million girls and women in the 29 countries in Africa and the Middle East where the practice is concentrated today have undergone some form of FGM – and the impact on their lives is enormous.

05 Feb 2015 description
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By Kristin Taylor

NEW YORK, United States of America, 4 February 2015 – The number and scale of humanitarian emergencies in 2014 made it an unprecedented year in UNICEF’s work to meet the needs of children and families affected by crisis.