Press Releases

Publication date: 12/22/14
Conflict in Ukraine has left 147 schools closed in parts of Donetsk Oblast where fighting is ongoing, and disrupted the education of some 50,000 children since September 1.
Publication date: 12/17/14
This year, as part of the 2015 Syria appeal, UNICEF is renewing its commitment to the survival and protection of children, including those living under the harshest conditions of siege. At the same time, we are redoubling our efforts on behalf of poor communities in neighbouring countries where refugees have settled, so that they can continue to share their vital services and schools with refugee children and their families living in their midst.
Publication date: 12/17/14
A year after extreme violence tore through the Central African Republic, two out of five children are in urgent need of UNICEF’s support are without vital humanitarian aid – according to the agency.
Publication date: 12/16/14
UNICEF Canada’s President and CEO, David Morley, responds to the school massacre in Peshawar, Pakistan, that has left at least 126 people dead, mostly children.
Publication date: 12/08/14
In a year of unprecedented humanitarian crises with children affected by conflict and health emergencies from West Africa to the Middle East, this holiday season UNICEF is calling on Canadians to continue their generous support of children through the organization’s Survival Gifts program. Last year, Canadians purchased 41,922 life-changing gifts, totaling $1,810,912 to help vulnerable children, with the most popular gift among Canadians being Bed Nets.