Development
New York:Hate speech and misguided nationalism present a serious threat to efforts to tackle statelessness, despite growing public awareness of the problem, UN refugee chief Filippo Grandi said on Monday. more
Four million have now fled Venezuela, UN ramps up aid to children who remain

New York, June 8 (JEN): The number of people who have left Venezuela to escape the country’s ongoing political and economic crisis, has reached some four million, the UN announced o ...

On the Global Day of Parents, UNICEF is urging support for parents to give children ‘the best start in life’

New York, June 2 (JEN): Kicking off on Saturday the first-ever global Parenting Month, the United Nations Children’s Fund, UNICEF, is calling on world leaders to invest in family-fr ...

Four million Syrian children have only known war since birth: UNICEF

New York: Half of Syria’s children, that’s four million, have grown up only knowing a life of violence, as the war-battered country enters its eighth year of conflict, the Uni ...

Ukraine: 200,000 children forced to learn in bullet-riddled classrooms

New York: Some 200,000 girls and boys in eastern Ukraine are commuting to schools whose classroom walls are often riddled with bullets, and playgrounds scattered with metal remnants of wa ...

As Rohingya crisis continues, UNICEF seeks funds to reach 720,000 children in need

New York, Oct 3(Just Earth News): Amid the deepening refugee crisis in Bangladesh and its attendant toll on children, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNCEF) launched on Monday an appeal ...

More than half of children and youth worldwide 'not learning' – UNESCO

New York, Sept 22(Just Earth News): About 617 million children and adolescents worldwide are not achieving minimum proficiency levels in reading and mathematics, signalling “a learning cri ...

On International Day, UN spotlights need to combat forced labour, particularly of children

New York, Dec 3 (Just Earth News): Noting that the number of children engaged in the worst forms of child labour has decreased and frameworks to tackle contemporary slavery and trafficking h ...

UNICEF more than doubles funding appeal for children in north-east Nigeria

New York, Sept 29 (Just Earth News): The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has revised its humanitarian appeal for Nigeria from $55 million to $115 million in order to be able t ...

In 10 countries with highest out-of-school rates, 40 per cent of children are not accessing basic education

New York, Sept 1 (Just Earth News): As millions of children around the world prepare to return to school this month, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) on Thursday highlighte ...