UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Orlando Bloom meets children and families affected by Boko Haram violence on Niger trip

UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Orlando Bloom this week travelled to Diffa, south-east Niger, to highl...

Statement by UNICEF Executive Director Anthony Lake on Baquer Namazi

One year ago today, our respected former UNICEF colleague, Baquer Namazi, was imprisoned in Iran....

Statement attributable to Geert Cappelaere, UNICEF Regional Director, urging all parties at Geneva talks to put Syria’s children first

The heart-wrenching image of a young boy screaming for his father just minutes after losing both ...

Nearly 1.4 million children at imminent risk of death as famine looms in Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen

Almost 1.4 million children are at imminent risk of death from severe acute malnutrition this yea...

Famine hits parts of South Sudan

UN agencies warn that almost 5 million people urgently need food, agriculture and nutrition assis...

Statement by UNICEF Regional Director Geert Cappelaere on reports of children killed and injured in Syria

”Violence in Syria this week has reportedly killed at least 20 children and injured others ...

Statement by UNICEF Executive Director Anthony Lake on killing of ICRC workers in Afghanistan and SARC workers in Syria

“We are saddened and outraged by the cruel killings today of six workers for the Internatio...

UNICEF Australia welcomes the Australian Government’s commitment to improved monitoring in places of detention

UNICEF Australia welcomes the Federal Government’s announcement that it will ratify the Opt...

The world must make faster progress to end female genital mutilation by 2030

“It irreparably damages girls’ bodies, inflicting excruciating pain. It causes extrem...

Two refugees, generations apart, tell their story in new short film

A powerful new UNICEF film presenting the parallel stories of a young Syrian refugee and a World ...
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