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IOM + 2 others

Detaining migrant children is not only wrong, but ineffective, says UN migration network

Detention of children for immigration purposes, whether travelling alone or with their families, has been recognized as a child rights violation and can be highly damaging to their well-being.

UNCCD

Countries agree to make ‘land degradation neutrality’ by 2030 a national target

Besides the agreement on fighting desertification, there was a landmark decision to boost global efforts to mitigate and manage the risks of crippling drought.

UNESCO

Without urgent action, 12 million children will never spend a day at school - UNESCO

New data published today on out-of-school children reveals little or no progress over more than a decade, with roughly 258 million children out of school in 2018.

UNICEF

Hurricane Dorian: Bahamas government and UNICEF to bring 10,000 displaced children back to school

UNICEF welcomes the decision by the government to invite parents and guardians of displaced students, aged 4 to 19, to seek enrolment in government schools starting in New Providence.

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