Press Releases

Publication date: 10/17/14
Thirty-five Ebola survivors are meeting this week in Kenema, one of the epicentres of the Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone, to share their experience of Ebola, learn how to deal with its psychological aftermath, and find ways to help infected community members.
Publication date: 10/17/14
Today UNICEF welcomed the Canadian government’s generous commitment of $8 million to address the education and protection needs of conflict-affected children in Iraq. This contribution to UNICEF’s work will support the No Lost Generation initiative by reaching as many as 200,000 Iraqi children.
Publication date: 10/10/14
A cargo plane with nearly 100 metric tons of essential medical supplies left Amsterdam today en route to Sierra Leone as part of UNICEF’s continuing response to the Ebola outbreak ravaging parts of West Africa. Similar flights are planned for Liberia and Guinea, part of a €1 million donation from the European Commission’s Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection department (ECHO).
Publication date: 10/10/14
Ahead of the International Day of the Girl Child, UNICEF is issuing a new compilation of data revealing the magnitude of violence against adolescent girls and the alarming attitudes that perpetuate such abuse.
Publication date: 10/10/14
UNICEF congratulates Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi, two powerful child rights advocates, on being awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. The award demonstrates the unshakeable conviction that children are a force for change.