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Statement by UNICEF Executive Director Catherine Russell on latest school attack in Luhansk, Ukraine

STATEMENT Statement by UNICEF Executive Director Catherine Russell on latest school attack in Luhansk, Ukraine UNICEF spokespersons in Ukraine are available for interview Download multimedia materials NEW YORK/DUBLIN, 9 May 2022 – “UNICEF strongly condemns yet another attack on a school in Ukraine amid reports that civilians, including children, had sought shelter in the school’s … Continued

Every day that the war in Ukraine continues is a nightmare for millions of children

PRESS RELEASE Every day that the war in Ukraine continues is a nightmare for millions of children UNICEF Executive Director Catherine Russell’s remarks at the High-Level International Donor’s Conference for Ukraine   UNICEF spokespersons in Ukraine are available for interview Download multimedia materials NEW YORK/DUBLIN, 5 May 2022 – “Every day that the war in … Continued

School year nears tragic end in Ukraine amid child deaths, empty classrooms and destruction of educational facilities

PRESS RELEASE School year nears tragic end in Ukraine amid child deaths, empty classrooms and destruction of educational facilities 17 per cent of UNICEF-supported ‘Safe Schools’ in eastern Ukraine damaged or destroyed UNICEF spokespersons in Ukraine are available for interview Download multimedia materials KYIV/NEW YORK/DUBLIN, 4 May 2022 – At least one in six UNICEF-supported … Continued

“Every day the war continues, children will continue to suffer.”

BRIEFING NOTE “Every day the war continues, children will continue to suffer.” UNICEF Emergency Programmes Director Manuel Fontaine’s remarks at the Security Council briefing on the humanitarian situation in Ukraine UNICEF spokespersons in Ukraine are available for interview Download multimedia materials NEW YORK/DUBLIN, 11 April 2022 – “Mr President, Excellencies and colleagues, I would like to express … Continued

Statement by UNICEF Ukraine Representative Murat Sahin on the attack on Kramatorsk train station

STATEMENT Statement by UNICEF Ukraine Representative Murat Sahin on the attack on Kramatorsk train station UNICEF spokespersons in Ukraine are available for interview Download multimedia materials LVIV/DUBLIN, 8 April 2022 – “We strongly condemn the attack today on the train station in Kramatorsk, Ukraine. We do not know yet how many children were killed and injured … Continued

Two million refugee children flee war in Ukraine in search of safety across borders

PRESS RELEASE Two million refugee children flee war in Ukraine in search of safety across borders With an additional 2.5 million children displaced within country, 60 per cent of children now forced from their homes as attacks on urban areas continue   UNICEF spokespersons in Ukraine are available for interview Download multimedia materials NEW YORK/GENEVA/KYIV/DUBLIN, … Continued

More than half of Ukraine’s children displaced after one month of war – UNICEF

PRESS RELEASE More than half of Ukraine’s children displaced after one month of war – UNICEF Ongoing violence across the country has created a child rights crisis that could last for generations UNICEF spokespersons in Ukraine are available for interview  Download multimedia materials NEW YORK/GENEVA/KYIV/DUBLIN, 24 March 2022 – One month of war in Ukraine has … Continued

UNICEF Ireland deeply concerned at reported Taliban decision to extend ban on girls returning to secondary education in Afghanistan

STATEMENT UNICEF Ireland deeply concerned at reported Taliban decision to extend ban on girls returning to secondary education in Afghanistan Statement can be attributed to UNICEF Ireland Executive Director Peter Power Download photos and b-roll from Afghanistan here DUBLIN, 23 March 2022: “UNICEF Ireland is deeply concerned at the reported Taliban decision to extend the ban on … Continued

Children fleeing war in Ukraine at heightened risk of trafficking and exploitation

PRESS RELEASE Children fleeing war in Ukraine at heightened risk of trafficking and exploitation UNICEF calls for strengthened measures to protect children crossing from Ukraine into neighbouring countries UNICEF spokespeople in Ukraine are available for interview Download multimedia materials  Download UNICEF child protection guidance on trafficking prevention GENEVA / NEW YORK / DUBLIN, 19 March 2022– Children fleeing … Continued

UNICEF sends additional life-saving supplies for Ukraine response

PRESS RELEASE UNICEF sends additional life-saving supplies for Ukraine response UNICEF spokespeople in Ukraine are available for interview Download multimedia materials NEW YORK/DUBLIN, 18 March 2022 – As of 17 March 2022, UNICEF has dispatched 85 trucks carrying 858 tons of emergency supplies to support children and families in war-torn Ukraine and neighbouring countries. Out of … Continued