16 children, including Greta Thunberg, file landmark complaint under United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child

Child petitioners announce protest at lack of government action on climate crisis during press conference at UNICEF Headquarters DUBLIN/NEW YORK, 23 September – Sixteen child petitioners – including Greta Thunberg and Alexandria Villaseñor – from 12 countries around the world today presented a landmark official complaint to the United Nations Committee on the Rights of … Continued

Family-friendly policies needed to increase breastfeeding rates worldwide

Wealthiest countries have lowest breastfeeding rates – including Ireland Photo: Dublin Mum Irmak breastfeeding baby Aurelia DUBLIN/NEW YORK , 1 August 2019 – The benefits of breastfeeding for children and mothers are widespread. It supports healthy brain development in babies and young children, it protects infants against infection, decreases the risk of obesity and disease, … Continued

Irish teenager takes over Taoiseach’s office and calls for youth voices to be heard on UNICEF’s World Children’s Day

UNICEF Ireland horrified by Gaza atrocities

UNICEF celebrates innovation and enterprising spirit of Syrian youth

Henrietta H. Fore statement on continuing violence in Syria

Child refugees risking their lives to get to safety – Children’s Rights Alliance & UNICEF

World is failing newborn babies, says UNICEF

#MeTooFGM to reach a million people on Zero Tolerance Day, with UNICEF support

New poll shows 80% of Irish teens hold themselves responsible for their safety online