The child-focused agencies of the United Nations say that number of children worldwide without access to social protection continues to rise, putting them at risk of poverty, hunger and discrimination.Read more
The United Nations has opened its 91st session, and over the next few weeks will review reports on the efforts of Germany, Kuwait, North Macedonia, Philippines, South Sudan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan and Viet Nam to adhere...Read more
Milan has unveiled a dedicated play space for children in the middle of the city to mark the 30th anniversary of Italy’s endorsement of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child.Read more
UNICEF has unveiled a ‘Pandemic Classroom’ at the HQ of the United Nations in New York to urge governments worldwide to prioritise the reopening of schools
Schools which are normally the second home for 168 million...Read more
Young environmental campaigners like Greta Thunberg have been pivotal in sparking a climate action revolution – yet she and her peers risk being left out of next year’s headline climate crisis meeting of the United...Read more
The United Nations’ Secretary-General António Guterres has issued an impassioned plea for the world to protect the rights and education of vulnerable children during this unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic.Read more
The United Nations’ Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) is providing USD$15 million to help fund global efforts to contain the COVID-19 (Corona) virus.
It comes as the World Health Organization (WHO) upgrades the global risk of...Read more
The European Parliament will mark 30 years since the introduction of landmark child rights legislation with a special international conference.
Belgium’s Queen Mathilde, the honorary president of UNICEF Belgium, will welcome a host of dignitaries for...Read more
Teenage campaigner Greta Thunberg and fellow young activists have filed an official complaint to the UN claiming world leaders’ inaction on the climate crisis has violated children’s rights.
The petitioners, aged from 8 to 17 and...Read more