The five most dangerous climate risks for children
The climate crisis represents an unprecedented threat to the future of all the world’s children. The summer has been one of extremes, with record heat, strong rains, forest fires and floods. But how far-reaching are the consequences of climate change?
Niger: Humanitarian Crisis in the Sahel Region
The rise in armed conflicts in the Central Sahel countries – Niger, Burkina Faso and Mali – is having a devastating impact on children’s survival. Over ten million children across the entire region need humanitarian aid now.
Experts on the matters that affect them
Children and young people are far too rarely involved in the development of products that are intended for them. In this blog post, we will present the sounding board approach: five steps to get children involved in your project.
Mid-term review: UNICEF and the Sustainable Development Goals.
As the Sustainable Development Goals were defined in 2015 and are due to be implemented by 2030, this blog analyses UNICEF’s role in achieving some of the goals and explains whether they can actually be achieved in full by 2030.
Romania diary: A ray of hope and safety for children who have fled Ukraine.
Saskia Kobelt, International Program Specialist for UNICEF Switzerland and Liechtenstein, reflects on her recent field visit to Romania, where she visited several UNICEF-supported centers for children and young people.
12 years of war in Syria: How a grenade strike changed Azzam’s life.
After 12 years of war, Syria lies largely in ruins. Violence in the country continues to escalate, and there is no end in sight to the civil war.
A year of war in Ukraine: How your help gives children hope.
On February 24, 2022, the years of conflict between Russia and Ukraine escalated into a war that now had almost the entire country in its grip. Read this blog to find out what this means for children and families in Ukraine.
Earthquakes on the Syrian-Turkish border: How UNICEF helps.
There is huge solidarity with the victims of the devastating earthquake that struck Syria and Turkey on February 6, 2023. The people affected, and the children in particular, are in urgent need of help. UNICEF has been working on the ground from day one.
6 important questions and answers about cyberbullying
Anyone can be a victim of cyberbullying, but children and young people are particularly vulnerable to it. Here you will find the most frequently asked questions and answers on this topic, as well as tips on how to cope with it.