Saving children stranded on the Mediterranean must be prioritised over politics

PRESS RELEASE Saving children stranded on the Mediterranean must be prioritised over politics Statement attributable to Ms. Afshan Khan, UNICEF Regional Director for Europe and Central Asia and Special Coordinator for the Refugee and Migrant response in Europe GENEVA,DUBLIN, 16 August 2019 – “It is unconscionable that once again politics have been prioritised over saving … Continued

Shortfall in education opportunities deepens despair of refugee Rohingya youth: UNICEF

PRESS RELEASE Shortfall in education opportunities deepens despair of refugee Rohingya youth: UNICEF Two years after mass exodus from Myanmar, quality learning and life skills are crucial to more than 500,000 children sheltered in Bangladesh Spokespeople from UNICEF Bangladesh are available for interview NEW YORK, GENEVA, DUBLIN, COX’S BAZAR, Bangladesh, 16 August 2019 – Frustration … Continued

UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Orlando Bloom visits children displaced by Cyclone Idai in Mozambique

European Parliament elections: With 1 in 9 children in Ireland living in consistent poverty UNICEF urges citizens to vote for children

UNICEF and partners vaccinate hundreds of thousands of children affected by Cyclone Idai

Irish children tell EU leaders their voices must be heard if Europe is to succeed

Over 20 million children worldwide missed out on measles vaccine annually in past 8 years, creating a pathway to current global outbreaks – UNICEF

UNICEF airlifts 18 tonnes of emergency supplies to Libya

One month on from Cyclone Idai, 1.6 million children still reeling from its impact – UNICEF  

Minister Ciaran Cannon joins UNICEF event to hear how ground-breaking technologies like artificial intelligence, drones and blockchain could change the world