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Geographic Region : North America

We are pleased to present all posts in geographical region "North America"

Design Lab teaches kids and parents innovative thinking

Posted by: UNICEF Canada February 24, 2017

On January 30, UNICEF Canada and Overlap Associates were invited by the Ministry of Innovation Science and Economic Development (ISED) to the ISED Lab in Ottawa to lead a strategic design lab with children and parents. Read more »

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On Pink Shirt Day, take a stand against bullying

Posted by: Amy Juschka February 17, 2017

On February 22, people across Canada will be donning pink shirts to recognize Pink Shirt Day, a national event dedicated to raising awareness about bullying. Read more »

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Remembering Harry Black: A man who dedicated his life to others

Posted by: UNICEF Canada February 7, 2017

With the passing of our former Executive Director, Harry Black, UNICEF Canada remembers a man who dedicated himself to the well-being of others, to leading with compassion and courage and to leaving a lasting legacy in his community and the world around him. Read more »

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Syrians welcomed in Canada

Posted by: UNICEF January 6, 2017

Basel Alrashdan, 11, and his family were the first Syrian family to be resettled on Canada’s Prince Edward Island. Read more »

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A child’s early years matter

Posted by: UNICEF January 10, 2017

The first five years of life significantly affect a child’s health, education, well-being and future. Read more »

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Working together to make a difference in emergencies

Posted by: UNICEF Canada January 3, 2017

In 2016, the lives of millions of children were disrupted, upended or nearly destroyed by emergencies, including conflict, natural disasters and fast-spreading epidemics. Nearly 250 million children currently live in countries affected by conflict; millions more face risks from natural disasters and fast-spreading epidemics. Read more »

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How We Can Make Canada The Best Place For All Our Children To Grow Up

Posted by: Marv Bernstein December 13, 2016

Twenty-five years ago, on December 13th, 1991, Canada took on what is arguably the weightiest responsibility any nation can shoulder, and that is guaranteeing the well-being of its children. Read more »

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It's children's time to be heard

Posted by: Stacia Sahi December 13, 2016

In Canada at this moment federal parliamentarians are debating parental leave benefits, marketing to children and funding for First Nations children, among many other issues. We must ensure that the people directly affected have a say in these discussions and decisions. Read more »

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Children’s Rights are Human Rights

Posted by: Marv Bernstein December 10, 2016

December 10th is recognized internationally as Human Rights Day. On this landmark day, it is important to recognize that children’s rights are also human rights. Read more »

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