World View: Yemen

A student stands in the ruins of one of his former classrooms, which was destroyed in June 2015, at the Aal Okab school in Saada, Saada Governorate, Yemen, Monday 24 April 2017. Students now attend lessons in UNICEF tents nearby. (CNW Group/UNICEF Canada)

Statement by UNICEF Executive Director Anthony Lake on the situation in Yemen Earlier this month, Mark Lowcock, UN Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, called on all parties to the conflict to provide safe, rapid, unhindered humanitarian access to people in need, through all ports and airports, including Hudaydah port and Sana’a airport. [...]

Funding Shortfalls Threaten Children

UNICEF Canada-Funding shortfalls threaten education for children

Funding shortfalls threaten education for children living in conflict and disaster zones Funding shortfalls are threatening education for millions of children caught up in conflicts or disasters, UNICEF said today ahead of the G20 summit in Hamburg. Of the $932 million needed this year for its education programs in emergency countries, UNICEF has so far received recorded voluntary [...]

TEAM UNICEF in Brazil

Winny Moreira, 17, uses her mobile phone on a street in Taiobeiras, Brazil. UNICEF is launching two new mobile initiatives to help protect vulnerable children in Brazil and around the world. © UNICEF/UN017602/Ueslei Marcelino (CNW Group/UNICEF Canada)

TEAM UNICEF UNICEF app aims to protect Brazil’s most vulnerable children Just in time for the Rio Summer Games, UNICEF launched a global sports initiative to engage people in its work for children. Sports enthusiasts worldwide can get involved in the Olympic and Paralympic action for free by signing up to Team UNICEF Get Active for Children, a [...]

Inspire A Difference

Inspire

Angie Harmon, AnnaLynne McCord, and Grace Gealey Inspire A Difference Investigation Discovery (ID), America’s leading crime and justice television network, announced today that it will hold its third annual INSPIRE A DIFFERENCE honors event this fall in New York City. Co-hosted by Glamour, the event will recognize the remarkable efforts of Angie Harmon, AnnaLynne McCord, [...]