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As the volatile conflict in eastern Ukraine enters its fourth year, 1 million children are in urgent need of humanitarian assistance - nearly double the number this time last year, said UNICEF.


Carrying new UNICEF school bags filled with supplies, children in the war-ravaged city of Aleppo are marching off to school, eager to settle in to their second-semester routines.


UN agencies warn that almost five million people urgently need food, agriculture and nutrition assistance


Almost 1.4 million children are at imminent risk of death from severe acute malnutrition this year, as famine looms in Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen, UNICEF said today.


The Roméo Dallaire Child Soldiers Initiative, Save the Children, UNICEF Canada and World Vision Canada, commend Canada for taking a strong stand against attacks on education through endorsing the Safe Schools Declaration and supporting the Guidelines for Protecting Schools and Universities from Military Use during Armed Conflict.


At least 65,000 children have been released from armed forces and armed groups in the past 10 years, UNICEF said today as leaders from around the world gather in Paris on the anniversary of the Paris Commitments to end the use of children in conflict.


Famine has struck parts of South Sudan and children urgently need our help to survive. War and a collapsing economy have left parents with nothing to feed their families and more than a quarter of a million children are severely malnourished. They need immediate, lifesaving aid and every day counts.


Girls can and should grow into future leaders, innovators and educators. Across the world, girls have the potential to create change and inspire progress – if they’re given the chance. These photos demonstrate just how hard it is for many girls to go to school – and what it means when they do.


Statement attributable to Geert Cappelaere, UNICEF Regional Director, urging all parties at Geneva talks to put Syria’s children first


On January 30, UNICEF Canada and Overlap Associates were invited by the Ministry of Innovation Science and Economic Development (ISED) to the ISED Lab in Ottawa to lead a strategic design lab with children and parents.


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