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World - Region
9/12/2022 9:19:12 PM
Nearly seven million children in Sudan are not going to school as worsening crises threaten to disrupt the education of millions more, the UN and an aid agency said Monday.

World - Region
9/10/2022 1:54:20 PM
Three people have died of cholera in northern and eastern Syria, the region's Kurdish administration said Saturday, appealing for international help to contain the outbreak.

World - Africa
8/27/2022 10:43:09 AM
The UN children's agency UNICEF on Saturday condemned an Ethiopian air strike that "hit a kindergarten" in the rebel-held Tigray region, killing at least four people including two children.

World - Africa
8/23/2022 5:20:42 PM
More than 2.8 million children across the Horn of Africa and the Sahel are already suffering from severe acute malnutrition and could die in disturbing numbers unless urgent support is provided, the United Nations children's agency, UNICEF, warned on Tuesday.

World - International
8/17/2022 6:37:16 PM
British pharmaceutical company GSK has been awarded a contract to produce the world's first malaria vaccine so that millions more children will be protected against the killer disease, the UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) announced late on Tuesday.

World - Region
8/8/2022 7:07:56 PM
UNICEF welcomes the ceasefire in the Gaza Strip and Israel after three days of heavy violence, in a Statement by Adele Khodr, UNICEF Regional Director for the Middle East and North Africa

War in Ukraine - Humanitarian
6/14/2022 11:01:53 PM
Ukrainian children should not be adopted in Russia, where several thousand young people are believed to have been moved since Moscow's February invasion, a UN official said Tuesday.

Egypt - Society
6/12/2022 10:50:08 PM
UNICEF Egypt announced on Sunday appointing world top ranking squash player Ali Farag and winner of the Olympic gold medal in karate Kumite Feryal Ashraf as ambassadors for the Egyptian version of the UN Global Generation Unlimited initiative Shabab Balad.

Egypt - Society
5/8/2022 11:04:34 PM
Ambassador Moushira Khattab, the president of the National Council of Human Rights (NCHR), received on Sunday Jeremy Hopkins, the UNICEF Representative in Egypt, to discuss cooperation on implementing the country's recently launched human rights strategy, an official statement read.

War in Ukraine - Diplomacy
4/29/2022 7:25:10 PM
The U.N. General Assembly is scheduled to vote on May 10 on a country to replace Russia on the world organization's leading human rights body following its suspension over allegations of horrific rights violations by Russian soldiers in Ukraine.

World - International
4/27/2022 11:18:27 PM
Measles cases have surged by nearly 80 percent worldwide this year, the UN said Wednesday, warning that the rise of the "canary in a coal mine" illness indicates that outbreaks of other diseases are likely on the way.

Arts & Culture - Screens
4/13/2022 4:43:47 PM
UNICEF Egypt announced its appointment of young actor Ahmed Dash as their international ambassador for the newly launched ‘Shabab Balad (‘Country’s Youth’) Initiative.’

Business - Economy
2/20/2022 4:31:55 PM
The Japanese Embassy in Cairo and the UNICEF inked on Sunday an agreement and a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to implement a project to expand the scope of vaccination against COVID-19 in Egypt.

World - Region
2/6/2022 4:30:07 PM
Officials from the UN children's agency visited a prison in northeast Syria that witnessed 10 days of fighting between US-backed fighters and Islamic State group militants, the agency said Sunday.

Life & Style - Health
2/6/2022 3:02:39 PM
On the 6th of February each year, the world re-sheds light on the quest to put an end to the practice of Female Genital Mutilation around the globe.

World - Region
2/6/2022 1:58:52 PM
The United Nations said on Sunday that minors were still being detained in a northeast Syria prison attacked last month by the Islamic State group, calling their conditions "precarious".

World - Region
1/23/2022 10:57:49 PM
“Violence has rapidly escalated since the year began, taking a steep turn in several locations across Yemen, UNICEF reported.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
12/22/2021 7:56:24 PM
Egypt's Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities lit up the Giza Plateau in blue to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) for one hour on Wednesday.

Business - Economy
12/7/2021 3:12:23 PM
The current generation of students risks losing $17 trillion in lifetime earnings –about 14 percent of the global GDP at the present value – as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and its related school closures, a new report published on Monday by the World Bank, UNESCO, and UNICEF estimated.

World - Africa
11/9/2021 10:40:10 AM
More than 20 children were killed and dozens more injured when a fire swept through a school in Niger's second-largest city, Maradi.

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