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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 >>

Budget delivers small change not real change for children

Friday, 22 May 2015, 12:41 pm | UNICEF NZ

Budget delivers small change but not real change for children UNICEF NZ says the Budget did not deliver the comprehensive package promised by Government but the small increase in benefit rates is an important acknowledgement of the importance of incomes ... More >>

Ending violence against children in the Pacific

Monday, 18 May 2015, 10:21 am | UNICEF NZ

A three-day conference on ending violence against children in the Pacific starts today in Nadi, Fiji. Hosted by UNICEF Pacific, the conference will bring together representatives from 15 Pacific Island Countries, including senior government officials, ... More >>

Nepal: 12 babies born every hour without basic healthcare

Saturday, 16 May 2015, 11:56 am | UNICEF NZ

Nepal Earthquakes: 12 babies born every hour without basic healthcare in worst hit areas – UNICEF More >>

Budget 2015: time to prioritise Maori and Pasifika kids

Monday, 4 May 2015, 9:33 am | UNICEF NZ

A new petition urging the government to treat children as well as we treat all elderly New Zealanders provides an opportunity to address the needs of Maori and Pasifika children living in poverty says child advocate Anton Blank. More >>

UNICEF prepares for Typhoon Maysak

Thursday, 2 April 2015, 3:58 pm | UNICEF NZ

The Philippines is bracing for Super Typhoon Maysak (local name Chedeng) as it enters the country’s area of responsibility this Lenten week. More >>

UNICEF: Cyclone Pam crashes into the Pacific region

Sunday, 15 March 2015, 9:23 am | UNICEF NZ

Super Tropical Cyclone Pam smashed into Vanuatu late last night and early this morning following initial impact in the Solomon Islands. The storm reached peak intensity on Friday night with winds in the eye region averaging 250 to 270 kmph with gusts ... More >>

Super Cyclone Pam intensifies as Vanuatu braces for impact

Friday, 13 March 2015, 1:48 pm | UNICEF NZ

Super Cyclone Pam has been upgraded to a category five storm – the most severe category – and is already making its presence felt in Vanuatu. More >>

Children’s Day: treasuring all of our children

Friday, 27 February 2015, 4:09 pm | UNICEF NZ

Children’s Day: treasuring all of our children On national Children’s Day (Sunday, March 1), UNICEF New Zealand calls on the Government, local councils, employers, non-government organisations, communities and families/whānau to increase their ... More >>

 

 

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