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North America is one of the geographical regions where UNICEF is currently running programs for children in need. On this page, you will find more information on UNICEF’s work.

Passion. Devotion. Humanism. For more than 40 years, UNICEF Canada CEO David Morley has been driven by a simple objective – to make the world a better place for children.

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McMaster UNICEF Campus Club president Lina Abril tells UNICEF Canada how she’s bringing together her love of running with her dedication to supporting children around the world as a member of Team UNICEF.

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It’s not often we have the opportunity to discuss the power of partnership through technology and the support of women. Although, times are changing and Cisco along with UNICEF Canada are advancing the prospects of women globally through their commitment to help communities, economies and futures – one woman at a time.

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In 2019, over 395,000 babies will be born around the world on New Year’s Day. Their future, like this new year, is full of possibility. These babies deserve the best start in life. It is their right. But too many babies will not survive their first year, or even their first month.


Maude Audet is a singer-songwriter from Quebec who is crisscrossing the province to share her music and talent with audiences. Through her poetic, catchy and sensitive compositions, Maude awakens the senses and opens minds, and is quickly making her mark on the music scene.


Although we’d love to showcase all of the hard work done by UNICEF staffers, volunteers and partners this year, we’ve only got so much space so join us as we look back at some of our key moments in 2018.


There has been a lot of ongoing debates lately around migration. But why is it on the news and what is the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration everyone is talking about? What does it mean for children refugees and migrants, and their rights and protection? Here are five things you need to know about what is happening in Marrakech this week.


Fair trade and ethical shopping aren’t just buzzwords – they’re an important way to ensure that you’re getting well-made products, which were created in safe and humane working environments.


When your baby has a fever, you reach for a thermometer. The Canadian Index of Child and Youth Well-being is designed to function like a social policy “thermometer" - to measure and communicate how well Canadian children and youth are actually doing, as opposed to how well we think they are doing.


Why brave the cold and the crowds when UNICEF Market has thousands of products – all available at the click of a button?