UNICEF

  • March 14, 2016

    Unless the needs and rights of the more than eight million Syrian children are addressed, an entire generation will be lost, along with decades of development progress,UNICEF warns in a new report ) that calls on the international community to protect the youngest civilians amidst “a children's crisis.”

  • February 3, 2016

    Child protection systems across Europe are overwhelmed as the rate of youngsters in the flood of refugees and migrants has soared to one in three compared with one in 10 less than a year ago, the UN warned yesterday, calling for strengthened steps to prevent exploitation and abuse.

  • January 21, 2016

    Following the WCC/UNl conference on the refugee crisis in Europe at the Ecumenical Centre Geneva on 18-19 January, a statement has been issued entitled "Europe’s Response to the Refuge Crisis, From Origin to Transit, Reception and Refuge, A Call for Shared Responsibility and Coordinated Action”.

  • January 20, 2016

    A High-Level Conference of governments, United Nations agencies and civil society organisations in Geneva, including churches and faith-based organisations, has underlined the need for urgent action to strengthen coordination and cooperation in Europe's response to the refugee and migrant crisis.

  • December 24, 2015

    Some 70 per cent of the over one million Syrian refugees in Lebanon now live below the Lebanese extreme poverty line, a big rise over 2014, and food insecurity is mounting, the United Nations reported yesterday.

  • November 30, 2015

    The number of adolescent deaths from AIDS has tripled over the last 15 years with 26 new infections occurring every hour, the UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) has announced.

  • November 9, 2015

    The number of children who have sought asylum in the European Union has almost doubled compared to last year according to Unicef UK.

  • September 4, 2015

    The Executive Director of the United Nations Children’s Fund has made a powerful plea for action to protect migrant and refugee children.

  • July 10, 2015

    Months of politically motivated violence in South Sudan has left thousands dead and caused a “man-made… catastrophe”, says the UN Security Council.

  • April 15, 2015

    Despite huge challenges in getting access, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has managed to deliver humanitarian supplies to Qamishli in north-east Syria.