About 3 out of 4 people do not have the skills required for employment

New York, July 13, 2022 – According to a new report released by the Education Commission and UNICEF today on World Youth Skills Day, about three-quarters of young people are 15 years old. A. 24 Years 92 Countries for which data is available are not on track to acquire the skills needed for employment. “Restoring … Read more

25-year-old children and armed conflict: taking steps to protect children in war

Geneva, June 28, 2022 – “Hello. It’s a pleasure to be with you. UNICEF is releasing a big new headline today “ 25-year-old child and armed conflict : Taking measures to protect children in war A. This report coincides with the 25th year of the SRSG’s order on child and armed conflict. Our report analyzes … Read more

Eastern Afghanistan: 48 hours after the quake

Geneva, June 24, 2022 – Hello,Thanks for taking the time. I would like to share with you the latest news of Afghanistan after the earthquake on the morning of the 22nd June, Khost and Paktika provinces. The quake is another sad reminder of the challenges facing the Afghan people. We extend our sincere condolences to … Read more

Around 37 million children are displaced worldwide – the highest number ever recorded

New York / Paris, June 17, 2022 – A record 36.5 million children were displaced from their homes by the end of 2021 due to conflict, violence and other crises, according to UNICEF estimates – the highest number recorded since World War II. These figures include 13.7 Millions Kids Refugees and asylum seekers. And about … Read more

Ukraine: The devastating effects of war on children

New York, June 14, 2022 – “ I spent the last week in Ukraine, where I met with children and families affected by the war, where I saw the importance of UNICEF’s humanitarian response, and where I met with authorities, my colleagues at the UN and partner organizations. I was able to travel to Kyiv, … Read more

An upcoming “infant mortality explosion” in the Horn of Africa

Geneva, June 7, 2022 – “ I am here to tell you today, with all sincerity, that if the world does not look beyond the war in Ukraine and act immediately, there is going to be an explosion in the number of child deaths in the Horn of Africa. Severe acute malnutrition Presumably, 386,000 Somali … Read more

100 days of war: “Ukrainian children need peace and they need it now”

Kyiv, June 4, 2022 – “Your Excellency, dear colleague, First Lady of Ukraine, I would like to thank you for bringing us together on this dark but important occasion, and I would also like to personally thank you for the strength and courage you have shown in getting to know and share with the world. … Read more

After 100 days of war in Ukraine, 5.2 million children are in need of humanitarian assistance

New York / Geneva / Kyiv, 1st June 2022 – The 100-day war in Ukraine has had devastating consequences for children and has not been seen at such a pace since World War II, UNICEF said today. Three million children and more than 2.2 million in Ukraine Millions of children in host countries now need … Read more

UN Security Council: Maintaining peace and security in Ukraine is a priority

New York, May 12, 2022 – “ Mr. Chairman, Your Excellency and dear colleagues, I would like to express my gratitude to Ambassador de la Fuente and Riviere for arranging today’s meeting. I would like to thank the United States for hosting this briefing during your presidency of the Security Council. The war in Ukraine … Read more

Supporting the future of Syria and the region

Brussels, May 10, 2022 – “ Your Excellency, colleagues and friends, thank you very much for inviting me here today. Syria is now one of the most dangerous places in the world for a child.An entire generation is struggling to survive. About 90 The Syrian population lives in poverty. More than 6.5 Millions of children … Read more