Day of Children’s Rights and Day of...
Today is World Children’s Day. We celebrate the United Nations’ historic adoption of the Convention on the Rights of the Child on November 20, 1989, creating the foundation for a child-friendly society.
Gaza Strip: One million children threatened by collapsing healthcare system
The near total breakdown and attacks on medical and healthcare services across Gaza, in particular the northern areas, threatens the lives of every child in the Strip.
1 in 3 children exposed to severe water scarcity
The climate changed world – with dwindling water supply and inadequate water services – is also changing children, altering their mental and physical health
Children account for half of dead and injured in Nepal earthquake - UNICEF
UNICEF and partners step up support to provide urgent life-saving assistance for over 200,000 people – including 80,000 children – in dire need of help
200 days of war in Sudan
UNICEF calls for redoubled commitment to Sudan, now the largest child displacement crisis in the world.
Violence in Israel and the State of Palestine
Here you can find the latest developments on the humanitarian situation in the Middle East conflict.
Earthquake relief supplies to treat Afghan children and their families arrive in Kabul
More than 80 tonnes of UNICEF medical supplies arrived in Kabul yesterday, including medicines, medical equipment, as well as midwifery and surgical kits, for children, pregnant women, and families following several devastating earthquakes in Herat, western Afghanistan.
First deliveries of life-saving supplies for children enter Gaza
UNICEF renews appeal for sustained humanitarian access to provide desperately needed assistance as situation worsens.
11th inter-cantonal meeting of the French- and Italian-speaking regions of Switzerland
The 11th inter-cantonal meeting of the French- and Italian-speaking Swiss regions took place on October 10 in Lausanne. Organized by the International Social Service Switzerland in collaboration with UNICEF Switzerland and Liechtenstein, this event enabled professionals to examine the issue of the mental health of unaccompanied children (UACs) and consider specific options for practical action.