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NEW YORK / KATY PERRY

Global pop superstar Katy Perry was appointed earlier this month by the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) as its newest Goodwill Ambassador, with a special focus on engaging young people in efforts to improve the lives of the world's most vulnerable children and adolescents. UNICEF

26 Dec 2013 | Read More »

NY / KATY PERRY BEHIND THE SCENES

Pop star Katy Perry's official appointment as the new UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador took place on Tuesday at UNICEF house inNew York. Her journey with agency began in April this year when she visitedMadagascar, one of the poorest countries in the world. She said the trip changed her life and inspired her to write the song [...]

6 Dec 2013 | Read More »

MADAGASCAR / ELECTIONS

People inMadagascarcast their votes Friday to elect a new president, in a long-postponed ballot widely expected to pull the country out of its political impasse. UNDP

25 Oct 2013 | Read More »

MADAGASCAR / EDUCATION FOR ALL

In Madagascar more than one million children are excluded from school, and children with disabilities are the most marginalized with only 1 percent receiving an education. UNICEF

23 Jul 2013 | Read More »

MADAGASCAR / KATE PERRY

United States singer and songwriter Katy Perry has teamed up with the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) to bring attention to the situation of children in Madagascar, one of the poorest countries in the world. UNICEF

8 Apr 2013 | Read More »

MADAGASCAR / CYCLONE

Every year,Madagascarhas to face several tropical cyclones. In February 2012, cyclone Giovanna has destroyed over 1,400 classrooms in the districts of Brickaville and Vatomandry in theEasternCoastof the island. UNICEF

20 Feb 2013 | Read More »

MADAGASCAR / LOCUSTS

The FAO said Tuesday that a current buildup of locust populations in southwestern Madagascar could turn into a plague and seriously endanger the livelihoods of 13 million people unless a new campaign is launched to contain the crop-devouring insects. FAO

21 Jun 2011 | Read More »

MADAGASCAR / IMMUNIZATION

World leaders are in London this week for the GAVI Alliance pledging conference, UNICEF is calling on donors to fund a global immunization effort to save millions of children’s lives by 2015. In Madagascar, a two-year political and economic crisis is putting severe pressure on the country’s ability to maintain its success in decreasing its [...]

10 Jun 2011 | Read More »

MADAGASCAR / HEALTH

UNICEF brings health services to millions of mothers and children in Madagascar. UNICEF

25 Nov 2010 | Read More »

MADAGASCAR / MALNUTRITION

More than 11,000 children under the age of five have been treated for severe acute malnutrition in southern Madagascar in 2009. In 2010, as the lack of rain continues, children are still at risk. UNICEF

16 Jul 2010 | Read More »

 

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