A vision for Canada's children, youth and families released today
To mark International Day of Families, an unprecedented, collaborative vision for Canada’s future was released, creating a foundation for a better tomorrow for generations to come.
Geneva Palais briefing note on the impact of the deadly COVID-19 surge on children in India
This is a summary of what was said by UNICEF Representative Dr Yasmin Ali Haque – to whom quoted text may be attributed – at today's press briefing at the Palais des Nations in Geneva.
Canadian organizations welcome G7 commitment on girls’ education, and call for funding to back ambition
A leading coalition of Canadian education organizations, the Canadian International Education Policy Working Group (CIEPWG), welcomes the newly announced G7 Declaration, Girls Education: The Heart of COVID-19 Recovery and Unlocking Agenda 2030.
New survey measuring child and youth well-being launches in communities
UNICEF Canada, the Canadian Index of Wellbeing, the Ontario Trillium Foundation and Medavie Health Foundation are partnering with four communities to launch the Community Child and Youth Well-being Survey to get a snapshot of the lives of young people.
Deadly new surge in South Asia threatens to reverse global gains against the COVID-19 pandemic and have disproportionate impact on children
Statement by George Laryea-Adjei, UNICEF Regional Director for South Asia
UNICEF sends 3,000 oxygen concentrators and other critical supplies to India as country battles deadly COVID-19 surge
UNICEF has sent critical lifesaving supplies, including 3,000 oxygen concentrators, diagnostic tests, medical kits, and other equipment to help India in its battle with a deadly wave of COVID-19.
Immunization services begin slow recovery from COVID-19 disruptions, though millions of children remain at risk from deadly diseases – UNICEF
228 million people —mostly children—at risk for diseases such as measles, yellow fever and polio
Syria receives its first delivery of COVID-19 vaccines through the COVAX Facility
Syria received 256,800 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine, the first COVAX delivery of vaccines to reach the war-torn country
Canadians want to see equitable distribution of vaccines globally – UNICEF Canada poll
85% of Canadians agree that it is important COVID-19 vaccines are distributed fairly to all countries
Federal budget: UNICEF Canada welcomes new funding for child care
Statement by UNICEF Canada on Budget 2021