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11. – EDUCATION

SOUTH SUDAN / BACK TO LEARNING

In an attempt to reverse a massive downward trend in school attendance and return 400,000 children back to their education, UNICEF kicked off a "back to learning" campaign Thursday in collaboration with the state. UNMISS

4 Jun 2015 | Read More »

NEPAL / SCHOOLS REOPEN

The United Nations Children's Fund has been setting up several child friendly spaces and temporary learning centres across Nepal in an effort to get kids back to school. UNICEF

31 May 2015 | Read More »

UN / BROWN EDUCATION FUND

UN Education Envoy Gordon Brown Thursday urged the immediate establishment of a fund to educate and protect children caught in emergencies.  He said this year is proving to be the worst year for child abuse. UNIFEED-UNTV

21 May 2015 | Read More »

NEPAL / DESTROYED SCHOOLS

At least 950,000 children in Nepal will not be able to return to school, unless urgent action is taken to provide temporary learning spaces and repair damaged school buildings following the 25 April earthquake. UNICEF

19 May 2015 | Read More »

UN / WORLD PRESS FREEDOM DAY

Freedom of the press facilitates  the exercise of the rights of society, an international freedom of expression expert told a UN World Press Freedom Day conference Friday. UNIFEED- UNTV

1 May 2015 | Read More »

UKRAINE / DISPLACED CHILDREN

UNICEF is concerned with the current humanitarian situation in eastern Ukraine as more than one million people have been forced to flee their homes, including more than 140,000 children. UNICEF

30 Mar 2015 | Read More »

UN / SAFE SCHOOLS

UN Special Envoy on Education, Gordon Brown, said that it is time to "end the shameful breeches of international law that are violating the rights of millions of children" and insist that, even in conflict zones, there are properly resourced safe schools which enable children to receive an education in peace. UNIFEED-UNTV

18 Mar 2015 | Read More »

CHAD / EDUCATION REFUGEES

In the camp of around 3,800 refugees in Baga Sola, Chad , Peter is one of over 100 unaccompanied children who are receiving counseling and support, and who are also attending school. He fled fled violent attacks by Boko Haram in his village in Nigeria. UNICEF

18 Mar 2015 | Read More »

SYRIA / VOCATIONAL TRAINING

UNICEF aims to reach at least 165,000 adolescents in Syria in 2015 through partnership with local NGOs and key ministries on vocational training, life skills and psycho-social support.  The overall aim is to reduce the effects of the crisis on adolescents, including exposure to violence, abuse and association with armed groups. UNICEF

13 Mar 2015 | Read More »

SYRIA / CONFLICT FOURTH ANNIVERSARY

UNICEF said some 14 million children across the region are now suffering from the escalating conflict sweeping Syria and much of Iraq. The situation of more than 5.6 million children inside the Syria remains the most desperate with the conflict in the country now entering its fifth year. UNICEF

12 Mar 2015 | Read More »

 

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