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Publication date: May 24, 2019

UNICEF condemns the brutal killings of civilians during recent attacks by armed groups on villages in the northwest of the Central African Republic. The attacks left at least 54 people dead.

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Publication date: May 24, 2019

UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Priyanka Chopra Jonas travelled to Ethiopia this week to meet refugee children who have fled their countries due to conflict and humanitarian crises. 

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Publication date: May 21, 2019

Since the start of eastern Ukraine’s five-year conflict, more than 750 educational facilities on both sides have been damaged or destroyed due to hostilities

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Publication date: May 21, 2019

The thousands of children of foreign fighters languishing in camps, detention centers or orphanages in Syria, Iraq and elsewhere are among the world’s most vulnerable children. They live in appalling conditions amid constant threats to their health, safety and well-being.

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Publication date: May 16, 2019

UNICEF Canada welcomes discussions on the best way forward for the establishment of a federal Commissioner for Children and Youth following the introduction of Bill C-451 An Act to Establish a Children's Health Commissioner of Canada.


Publication date: May 10, 2019

A total of 894 children, including 106 girls, were released from the ranks of the Civilian Joint Task Force (CJTF) in Maiduguri, north-east Nigeria today, as part of its commitment to end and prevent the recruitment and use of children.

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Publication date: May 7, 2019

UNICEF Canada is encouraged by the momentum toward the establishment of a national school food program, and endorses Bill C-446, An Act to Develop a National School Food Program for Children, tabled today by MP Don Davies (Member for Vancouver Kingsway)


Publication date: May 4, 2019

At least 12 children have been killed in northwestern Syria since April 20 as violence in the demilitarized zone continues to escalate.

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Publication date: May 3, 2019

1.1 million children affected in wake of cyclones Kenneth and Idai in Mozambique; 10 million children live in path of Cyclone Fani in India

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Publication date: April 28, 2019

At least 327,000 children from Venezuela are living as migrants and refugees in Colombia. Without increased support, their health, education, protection and well-being will be in jeopardy, UNICEF said today. 

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