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Publication date: April 17, 2019

Kitchener Waterloo Community Foundation, Overlap Associates and UNICEF Canada partner to launch the Waterloo Region One Youth Fund

Publication date: April 17, 2019

Save the Children, UNICEF and partners have successfully reunited 6,000 children with their families after years of separation due to conflict. This is a milestone for the Family Tracing and Reunification (FTR) programme in South Sudan since the first reunification of 420 children in 2014.

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Publication date: April 12, 2019

More than 3,500 children, most of whom were aged 13 to 17, were recruited by non-state armed groups between 2013 and 2017 and have been used in the ongoing armed conflict in north-east Nigeria – UNICEF said today ahead of the fifth anniversary of the Chibok abduction. 

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Publication date: April 10, 2019

UNICEF’s first-ever global report dedicated to early childhood education highlights a lack of investment in pre-primary education by the majority of governments worldwide

Publication date: April 9, 2019

More than 400 children killed and seriously injured since beginning of 2019 

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Publication date: April 5, 2019

UNICEF report calls for urgent action to keep children safe and mitigate impact on vital services


Publication date: April 5, 2019

As a result of the Venezuela migrant crisis, an estimated 1.1 million children –  including children uprooted from Venezuela, as well as returnees and those living in host and transit communities – will need protection and access to basic services across Latin America and the Caribbean in 2019, UNICEF said today[1].


Publication date: April 3, 2019

A child under the age of 18 dies from violence every day in Honduras. For a country not engaged in active warfare, this figure is staggering.


Publication date: April 2, 2019

Nearly 900,000 doses of the cholera vaccine, procured by UNICEF and the World Health Organization (WHO), arrived in Beira, Mozambique, on Tuesday afternoon and the vaccination campaign will begin imminently. The vaccines are funded by Gavi, The Vaccine Alliance.

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Publication date: April 2, 2019

UNICEF Canada and One Youth welcome debate on Private Member’s Bill An Act respecting the Office of the Commissioner for Young Persons in Canada