Over 40 per cent of Syrian refugee children in Turkey missing out on education, despite massive increase in enrolment rates - UNICEF

Turkey hosts highest number of child refugees in the world. Education is their only lifeline.

Statement by UNICEF Director for Emergency Programmes Manuel Fontaine on the tragic loss of life in the Rann camp for displaced people, northeast Nigeria

“UNICEF is deeply concerned by the loss of life in Tuesday’s tragic incident in Rann,...

Number of unaccompanied or separated children arriving by sea to Italy doubles in 2016

Some 25,800 unaccompanied or separated children arrived to Italy by sea in 2016 – that&rsqu...

Early Moments Matter for children’s brain development

UNICEF today launches #EarlyMomentsMatter, a new campaign supported by the LEGO Foundation to dri...

UNICEF: New childhood detention report confirms systemic failure to protect vulnerable refugee children

The long-awaited ‘Making Children Safer’ report has confirmed again that detention is...

Statement by Anthony Lake, UNICEF Executive Director, on children trapped in Aleppo

More than 2,700 children have been evacuated from east Aleppo in the past 24 hours, includin...

Statement attributable to Geert Cappelaere, UNICEF Regional Director, on the children of Aleppo

As violence continues to escalate in Aleppo today, thousands of children are suffering in silence...

UNICEF statement on Australia and Vietnam signing MOU to return Vietnamese asylum seekers

UNICEF Australia welcomes policy settings and initiatives that have a legitimate aim of protectin...

UNICEF commemorates 70 years of tireless work for the world’s most vulnerable children

The world’s largest children’s organization was established on 11 December 1946 to br...

UNICEF: Nearly a quarter of the world’s children live in conflict or disaster-stricken countries

An estimated 535 million children – nearly one in four – live in countries affected b...
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