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Report reveals children don’t know about their rights

Wednesday, 12 October 2016, 1:40 pm | UNICEF NZ

Young people and politicians will gather at Parliament tomorrow to launch Our Voices, Our Rights , a youth-led report which reveals that children in New Zealand don’t know about their rights. More >>

Budget: A rain shower on drought-stricken land

Friday, 27 May 2016, 9:11 am | UNICEF NZ

Initial analysis of Budget 2016 indicates a failure to deliver adequately for children in the critical areas of housing and income, says UNICEF NZ. More >>

UNICEF NZ Executive Director in Fiji

Monday, 11 April 2016, 10:40 am | UNICEF NZ

UNICEF New Zealand's Executive Director, Vivien Maidaborn, is currently in Fiji to see first-hand how UNICEF is responding to the needs of children and families across Fiji. More >>

Yemen’s children on the brink

Wednesday, 30 March 2016, 9:37 am | UNICEF NZ

A brutal conflict and a fast-deteriorating humanitarian situation are devastating the lives of millions of children in Yemen and have brought the country to the point of collapse. A UNICEF report “Children on the Brink” highlights the heavy toll ... More >>

1 in 3 Syrian children has grown up knowing only crisis

Tuesday, 15 March 2016, 9:26 am | UNICEF NZ

An estimated 3.7 million Syrian children – 1 in 3 of all Syrian children - have been born since the conflict began five years ago, their lives shaped by violence, fear and displacement, according to a UNICEF report. This figure includes more than ... More >>

UNICEF emergency supply plane reaches cyclone-affected Fiji

Tuesday, 8 March 2016, 2:25 pm | UNICEF NZ

Nearly 100 metric tonnes of urgently-needed supplies for affected children and communities arrived in Fiji yesterday as part of UNICEF’s response to Cyclone Winston, one of the world’s strongest-ever storms. More >>

UNICEF NZ marks Children’s Day 2016 with TEDx talk

Sunday, 6 March 2016, 11:30 am | UNICEF NZ

UNICEF NZ marks Children’s Day 2016 with TEDx talk in Wellington In a fitting tribute to mark Children’s Day 2016 (6 March), UNICEF New Zealand’s National Advocacy Manager, Deborah Morris-Travers, delivered a powerful presentation as part ... More >>

Just Play Sports Programme Launches in Wellington

Wednesday, 24 February 2016, 4:27 pm | UNICEF NZ

Just Play Sports Programme Launches in Wellington UNICEF New Zealand and New Zealand Football are partnering to bring the OFC Just Play Programme to primary schools in New Zealand. Windley School in Porirua is the first New Zealand school to adopt the ... More >>

UNICEF Innovation Fund To Invest In Technology Start-Ups

Monday, 1 February 2016, 2:45 pm | UNICEF NZ

UNICEF is inviting technology start-ups developing solutions with the potential to improve the lives of the world’s most vulnerable children to apply for funding from its recently launched Innovation Fund. “The purpose of the UNICEF Innovation ... More >>

Impending winter brings yet another tragedy Syria

Thursday, 5 November 2015, 10:02 am | UNICEF NZ

Children and families affected by the Syrian crisis, will this year be bearing up once again for the onset of another harsh winter. More >>

World leaders to gather at historic summit in New York

Thursday, 24 September 2015, 5:21 pm | UNICEF NZ

World leaders to gather at historic summit in New York for adoption of new Sustainable Development Agenda More >>

Children across conflict-hit Syria deprived of education

Wednesday, 16 September 2015, 3:46 pm | UNICEF NZ

As children around the world return to school, there are more than two million in Syria who will not be able to join them. According to UNICEF, another 400,000 are at risk of dropping out as a result of conflict, violence and displacement. More >>

Nearly 50 million lives saved since 2000

Wednesday, 9 September 2015, 11:44 am | UNICEF NZ

Nearly 50 million lives saved since 2000; millions more can be saved by 2030: UNICEF report More >>

Children of Syria deserve more than symbolic gestures

Monday, 7 September 2015, 11:05 am | UNICEF NZ

UNICEF NZ: The Children of Syria deserve more than symbolic gestures from the international community More >>

United action needed now for child refugees: UNICEF

Sunday, 6 September 2015, 10:49 am | UNICEF NZ

Europe has a brief window of opportunity, before winter approaches, to protect and care for the tens of thousands of children seeking refuge, UNICEF said today. More >>

Millions of children still excluded from sanitation services

Tuesday, 25 August 2015, 9:43 am | UNICEF NZ

World Water Week, 23-28 August, is an important milestone in which to celebrate successes made in accessing safe water, and to reinvigorate support to ensure these successes continue. More >>

UNICEF NZ calling on young Kiwis to take a stand

Friday, 10 July 2015, 10:19 am | UNICEF NZ

UNICEF NZ calling on young Kiwis to take a stand at Wellington Youth Congress This weekend (10-12 July) young people from across New Zealand will attend the UNICEF NZ Youth Congress, held at Tapu Te Ranga Marae in Island Bay (Wellington). The congress ... More >>

All Blacks visit Samoan children ahead of momentous game

Wednesday, 8 July 2015, 10:31 am | UNICEF NZ

8 July 2015 UNICEF International Partners the All Blacks visit Samoan children ahead of momentous game More >>

Pacific Voices Heard on Humanitarian Action

Thursday, 2 July 2015, 2:13 pm | UNICEF NZ

Talks about the future of humanitarian action in the Pacific have wrapped up with calls for stronger partnerships with vulnerable and crisis affected communities. “Pacific Islanders live with the threat of disaster and climate change every day. ... More >>

Action Needed to Tackle Child Labour Caused by Syrian Crisis

Thursday, 2 July 2015, 11:30 am | UNICEF NZ

Urgent Action Needed to Tackle Child Labour Caused by Syrian Crisis: Save the Children and UNICEF The conflict and humanitarian crisis in Syria are pushing an ever increasing number of children into exploitation in the labour market, and much more needs to ... More >>

 

 

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