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Stories about UNICEF's work for children around the world
“I was comforted by my dreams” – unaccompanied child migrants detained in Libya
A Deadly Journey for Children - Central Mediterranean Migration Route. UNICEF's latest report on child migration includes the story of Pati* (16), ...
PHOTO ESSAY: “We got the vouchers at just the right time. Winter is harsh here.”
Winter clothing e-vouchers are providing warmth and dignity for Syrian children, while also supporting the local economy. Winters in Syria are harsh ...
“School is a Mother: it teaches us” – Nisreen (13) from Iraq
For most children, the first day back to school is not something they look forward to. But for children who haven’t set foot inside a classroom ...
WATCH: One story. Two refugees. 70 years apart
It's happening again. Hear the remarkable similarities between the stories of Harry, a child refugee of WWII and Ahmed, a child refugee from Syria. ...
Humanitarian Action for Children 2017
UNICEF has launched its largest ever emergency assistance appeal. We estimate $3.3 billion will be needed to carry out essential humanitarian work on ...
Tiny Stories – a collection of wishes from writers and the President of Ireland
UNICEF is marking its 70th Anniversary, and as part of the celebrations we asked well-known dignitaries and writers from all over the world to ...
Photo essay: For every child, hope
For over 70 years, UNICEF has been the defender of children around the world, regardless of gender, religion, race or economic background. When the ...
VIDEO: TV’s Laura Whitmore moved by brave teen earthquake-survivor in Nepal
Strictly Come Dancing's Laura Whitmore travelled to Nepal for the EU and UNICEF, as part of a campaign called #EmergencyLessons What Laura saw in ...
Winter is the latest threat to children in conflict-ridden Aleppo
Ten-year-old Ahmed lives with more than 6,000 other displaced people in a former warehouse turned in to a shelter, on the outskirts of Aleppo. ...
70 Years of UNICEF – 1946-2016
UNICEF is 70 years in operation, but we are not celebrating. We work in 190 countries, advocating on behalf of children here in Ireland, supporting ...
Families flee the Syrian nightmare – only to be caught in a new insidious trap, The Irish Independent
Dispatch from the Turkish-Syrian border: 'Aged 11, he survived Aleppo to be forced into sweatshops' Stephen ...
Syria in winter is no place to be a child at Christmas
Peter Power, Executive Director for UNICEF Ireland recently returned from a visit to a Syrian refugee camp. He has seen first hand the lengths ...