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11. – EDUCATION

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 »

UN / CSW

At the opening of the 59th session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW), UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said that "as women thrive, so will we all.  If girls are held back, the whole world feels the pain." UNIFEED-UNTV

9 Mar 2015 | Read More »

UNAIDS / CRICKET WORLD CUP 2015

At the Cricket World Cup 2015, cricketing champions show their commitment to raise awareness around HIV and break down stigma and discrimination. UNAIDS

5 Mar 2015 | Read More »

MADAGASCAR / NANA MOUSKOURI

International singer Nana Mouskouri recently paid a visit to shine a light on the issues facing communities in Madagascar. The hope was to draw added attention to the considerable challenges and constraints faced by the country's vulnerable children and families. UNICEF

4 Mar 2015 | Read More »

SOUTH SUDAN / BACK TO LEARNING

The 'Back to Learning' campaign, which was launched in Juba today by UNICEF and the President of South Sudan Salva Kiir Mayardit, will reach out-of-school children in all 10 states, including areas currently engulfed in conflict. UNMISS

19 Feb 2015 | Read More »

OHCHR / ATTACKS ON SCHOOL GIRLS

A new United Nations Human Rights Report said attacks on girls accessing education have been on the rise in the past five years, in 70 countries. OHCHR

9 Feb 2015 | Read More »

 

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