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Central America and the Caribbean 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.

Twenty-four thousand children were killed or maimed in conflicts in 2018. This is the highest number ever reported by the UN since it began monitoring the six grave violations affecting children nearly 15 years ago. David Morley comments on the situation and how Canada must make children’s rights, safety and wellbeing a global priority.

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Our president and CEO David Morley was in New York City recently for the annual United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). While on the plane back to Toronto, he crafted this letter, about the impact being at the UNGA had on him and the work that we do as UNICEF Canada.

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For the 30th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC), UNICEF’s Executive Director Henrietta Fore has drafted an open letter to the world’s children – about why she’s worried, and hopeful, for the next generation.

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Venezuela is currently undergoing a devastating economic crisis, leaving 3.2 million children – or 1 in 3 – in need humanitarian assistance. Click through to learn more about the crisis in Venezuela and what you can do to help.

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UNICEF Canada President and CEO David Morley visited Honduras this spring, to learn more about the work that UNICEF is doing on the ground, to assist young families and migrants. This series will cover his reflections on the work, as well as some of the young people he met during his visit. Part 4 of 4.

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UNICEF Canada President and CEO David Morley visited Honduras this spring, to learn more about the work that UNICEF is doing on the ground, to assist young families and migrants. This series will cover his reflections on the work, as well as some of the young people he met during his visit. Part 3 of 4.

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UNICEF Canada President and CEO David Morley visited Honduras this spring, to learn more about the work that UNICEF is doing on the ground, to assist young families and migrants. This series will cover his reflections on the work, as well as some of the young people he met during his visit. Part 2 of 4.

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UNICEF Canada President and CEO David Morley visited Honduras this spring, to learn more about the work that UNICEF is doing on the ground, to assist young families and migrants. This series will cover his reflections on the work, as well as some of the young people he met during his visit. Part 1 of 4.

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What is the migrant crisis in Central America and what is UNICEF doing to help?

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UNICEF Canada is celebrating the Government of Canada’s commitment to supporting advancements in healthcare for women, newborns and children around the world, over the next 10 years.

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