NEW YORK, 1 September 2016 –In the top 10 countries with the highest rates of children missing out on primary education, nearly 2 in every 5 children – 18 million - are out of school, UNICEF said today.
Liberia is home to the highest proportion of out-of-school children with nearly two-thirds of primary-aged children not accessing school. The second highest is South Sudan, where 59 per cent of children are missing out on their right to a primary education and 1 in 3 schools is closed due to conflict.
DAKAR – Alors que les cours reprennent cet automne, plus de 1,3 million d’enfants à travers l’Afrique de l’Ouest et Centrale risquent de ne pas bénéficier des repas scolaires du Programme Alimentaire Mondial étant donné que les contraintes financières obligent l’agence de l’O.N.U. – qui est le plus grand sponsor de cette initiative - à en réduire la portée.
DAKAR – Alors que les cours reprennent cet automne, plus de 1,3 million d’enfants à travers l’Afrique de l’Ouest et Centrale risquent de ne pas bénéficier des repas scolaires du Programme alimentaire mondial étant donné que les contraintes financières obligent l’agence de l’O.N.U. – qui est le plus grand sponsor de cette initiative - à en réduire la portée.
DAKAR – As schools resume this autumn, more than 1.3 million children across West and Central Africa risk missing out on school meals from the World Food Programme (WFP), as widening financial constraints force the United Nations agency – the top sponsor of such initiatives – to reduce its reach.
29.08.2016 – GIZ's Fit for School programme supports ministries of education across South-East Asia in improving hygiene in schools and facilitating a healthy environment for learning.
‘Water for Sustainable Growth’ is the theme of this year’s World Water Week, which is taking place in Stockholm from 28 August to 2 September 2016. The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH is participating in the conference and will be presenting a number of its projects dedicated to equal access to water and sanitation.
ATHENS/GENEVA 26 August 2016 – With the sudden increase of arrivals, hundreds more refugee and migrant children are becoming stranded in Greece with critical needs such as education and protection, says UNICEF.
Humanitarian responders are delivering critical aid to all provinces in Libya.
Returnee figures are rising, with IDPs continuing to require urgent assistance.
The top priority needs for Libya remain health care and essential medicines, support to detention centres, migrants, and IDPs.
Food supplies are at risk, with WFP forced to scale back operations due to lack of funding.
Assistance reaches all provinces of Libya
Increasingly Complex Conflicts with Devastating Impact on Children, UN Special Representative for Children and Armed Conflict Warns General Assembly in Annual Report
23 Aug 2016
New York – In her annual report to the General Assembly, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict, Leila Zerrougui, highlighted the devastating impact on children of increasingly complex conflicts, despite concerted efforts and significant progress achieved over the past year.
Appeal Target: US$ 3'970'715
Balance Requested: US$ 3'832'838
Geneva, 24 August 2016
In the field of development cooperation, programmes to improve hygiene have long lacked sources of funding. By devoting one of its targets to this issue, the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development aims to reverse this trend.
Indeed, almost one in three people around the world do not have a toilet at home.
In the wake of severe flooding across Bangladesh, India, China and Nepal, Save the Children warns that years of development progress could be eroded if education isn’t prioritised during the emergency response.
Intense flooding in South and East Asia has so far affected almost 40 million people since June, including approximately 10 million children, bursting riverbanks, washing away homes and destroying crucial infrastructure.
So far this year some 266,000 people crossed the Mediterranean. Although refugees and migrants continue using the Eastern Mediterranean route, in July Italy registered 10 times more arrivals than Greece.
International Development Minister Rory Stewart offers thanks to humanitarian workers.
If you combine the number of people affected by conflict, natural disasters, disease and extreme poverty around the world they would form the tenth most populous country on earth.
The UK is a global leader in responding to humanitarian crises and today, on World Humanitarian Day (Friday 19 August), we pay tribute to the brave aid workers who risk their lives to help those caught up in conflict and disaster.
More than 3 billion euros will need to go to integrating refugees into Germany's education system, a new study has found. Migration continues to be one of the most daunting challenges facing Germany for the coming year.
The Cologne Institute for Economic Research released the study on Thursday, as Germany continues to grapple with the influx of migrants from war-torn parts of North Africa, the Middle East and Central Asia.
Migrant children and refugees living precariously outside camps
Action needed to tackle child labour, encourage school attendance and improve the precarious living conditions of those outside refugee camps in Turkey
Hoy 9 de agosto se conmemora el Día Internacional de las Poblaciones Indígenas
UNICEF se compromete con los Estados y los pueblos indígenas a contribuir para que los niños y niñas indígenas puedan realizar su proceso educativo libre de discriminación