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Bullying, Poverty, and Bieber Top of Mind for Kiwi Kids

Monday, 20 November 2017, 8:29 am | UNICEF

Bullying, poverty, and natural disasters are among the issues that concern New Zealand children, and Justin Bieber is slightly ahead of Barack Obama in terms of grabbing an invite to their birthday party. More >>

Children to ‘Take Over’ Media on World Children’s Day

Friday, 17 November 2017, 12:39 pm | UNICEF

November 20, child heroes and media across the Pacific rally with UNICEF to give a voice to the most disadvantaged More >>

UNICEF Warns Mali Nutrition Crisis Affects 165,000 Children

Tuesday, 10 October 2017, 9:05 am | UNICEF

9 October 2017 – A nutrition crisis, exacerbated by continuing violence, instability and displacement, is threatening the lives and futures of thousands of children in Mali, the United Nations Children's Fund ( UNICEF ) warned today. More >>

Thousands of children displaced from Ambae Island volcano

Monday, 9 October 2017, 5:26 pm | UNICEF

In Vanuatu, almost 12000 people at threat from a volcano, including thousands of children, were evacuated from Ambae Island and urgently need support in the temporary evacuation centres set up on neighbouring islands. More >>

Haiti's Children Still Vulnerable to Natural Disasters

Friday, 6 October 2017, 12:12 pm | UNICEF

5 October 2017 – One year has passed since Hurricane Matthew made landfall in southwest Haiti – leaving terrible destruction in its wake – but children and adolescents on the island still remain highly vulnerable to the effects of natural disasters ... More >>

Pacific governments commit to advance early childhood devpt

Thursday, 21 September 2017, 7:42 pm | UNICEF

Pacific governments commit to advance early childhood development to provide the best start to life for all children NADI, 21 September 2017 – For the first time in the Pacific region, government officials, including Ministers of Education and ... More >>

Innocenti report card 14

Thursday, 15 June 2017, 4:50 pm | UNICEF

(New York/Florence, 15 June 2017) 1 in 5 children in high-income countries lives in relative income poverty and an average of 1 in 8 faces food insecurity, according to the latest Report Card issued by the UNICEF Office of Research - Innocenti. More >>

Vanuatu launches Pacific’s first drone trial

Wednesday, 14 June 2017, 2:27 pm | UNICEF

Vanuatu launches Pacific’s first drone trial Delivering lifesaving vaccines and health supplies to remote communities Port Vila, 14 June 2017: The Vanuatu Government will make history today by launching what may be the first ever trial in the Pacific ... More >>

27 million people lack safe water

Monday, 3 April 2017, 12:46 pm | UNICEF

NEW YORK/DAKAR/NAIROBI/AMMAN, 29 March 2017 – Water shortages, inadequate sanitation, poor hygiene practices and disease outbreaks are posing an additional threat to severely malnourished children in northeast Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen, UNICEF ... More >>

UNICEF and partners assist in South Sudan

Monday, 3 April 2017, 12:43 pm | UNICEF

GENEVA/JUBA, South Sudan, 28 March 2017 – One month since famine was declared in parts of South Sudan, UNICEF - together with the World Food Programme and other partners - has delivered life-saving assistance to 145,000 people, including 33,000 ... More >>

Famine, drought and war threaten millions

Tuesday, 28 March 2017, 1:11 pm | UNICEF

UNICEF says children can’t wait, with urgent request for nearly USD 255 million to respond to immediate needs in northeast Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen More >>

Children's suffering in Syria at its worst

Tuesday, 14 March 2017, 1:31 pm | UNICEF

DAMASCUS/AMMAN, 13 March 2017 – Grave violations against children in Syria were the highest on record in 2016, said UNICEF in a grim assessment of the conflict’s impact on children, as the war reaches six years. More >>

UN calls for NZ to build an action plan for all children

Saturday, 8 October 2016, 1:20 pm | UNICEF

New Zealand's approach to child rights has come under the scrutiny of the UN with recommendations released today calling for a comprehensive plan to help all children achieve their rights. More >>

Attack on humanitarian convoy in Aleppo

Wednesday, 21 September 2016, 10:14 am | UNICEF

NEW YORK, 20 September 2016 – “All those with a conscience must condemn the attack on a humanitarian convoy in Aleppo that killed and injured humanitarian workers. More >>

UN to examine New Zealand’s approach to child rights

Wednesday, 14 September 2016, 11:48 am | UNICEF

Minister of Social Development Anne Tolley leads a New Zealand delegation to Geneva this week to report on the nation’s children and whether their rights are being upheld. More >>

Families now spend half their incomes on housing

Thursday, 8 September 2016, 1:40 pm | UNICEF

Fifty per cent of renters receiving the accommodation supplement are now spending more than half of their income on housing costs, according to Ministry of Social Development data released today. More >>

Poverty, illiteracy and early deaths await world’s children

Tuesday, 28 June 2016, 1:06 pm | UNICEF

Download a PDF of the report and multimedia content at: http://weshare.unicef.org/Package/2AMZIFFS4KH More >>

New figures on growing inequality among children

Thursday, 14 April 2016, 1:59 pm | UNICEF

A UNICEF report released today presents new evidence on how inequality is affecting children in high income countries. Innocenti's Report Card 13, Fairness for Children: A league table of inequality in child well-being in rich countries, ranks 41 EU and ... More >>

UNICEF NZ welcomes child-centred CYFs Review

Thursday, 7 April 2016, 1:35 pm | UNICEF

UNICEF NZ (UN Children’s Fund) Media Release 7 April 2016 UNICEF NZ welcomes child-centred CYFs Review More >>

New cyclone threatens children and families in Fiji

Wednesday, 6 April 2016, 11:41 am | UNICEF

Only weeks after Category 5 Cyclone Winston ripped through the country, Fiji is once again facing extreme weather conditions due to the presence of three tropical disturbances, one of which has formed into rapidly intensifying Cyclone Zena. More >>



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