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September 24, 2013

Well-Being of More Children in India Will Improve as IKEA Foundation Contributes $81 Million to UNICEF

NEW YORK (September 24, 2013) – UNICEF today announced that the IKEA Foundation has contributed $81 million* (Є 60 million) to its programs in India to improve the health, survival, education and protection of tens of millions of vulnerable children and women.

September 23, 2013

Action Needed Now to Reach Children Trapped by Syria Conflict, Says UNICEF

The plight of civilians trapped by the conflict inside Syria is becoming increasingly desperate. More efforts are needed now to enable humanitarian access, which will protect thousands of children’s lives, said UNICEF.

September 23, 2013

Western Union Unveils Plan to Benefit Children via New Western Union Education for Better Fund, Urges Consumers to Support UNICEF

The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU), a leader in global payment services, today urged consumers globally to join together in supporting education through its long-standing partner, UNICEF. The company also unveiled plans for a new Western Union Education for Better Fund to support UNICEF programs that provide education for children in and around Syria whose schooling has been disrupted.

September 19, 2013

Western Union Announces Education Programs in Jamaica, Nigeria & Turkey Benefiting from PASS Initiative

Today, The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU), a leader in global payment services and Global Partner of the UEFA Europa League, and the Western Union Foundation, in collaboration with UNICEF, have announced the first programs that will receive funding raised by Western Union’s innovative PASS initiative.

September 16, 2013

UNICEF Increases Efforts to Get Children in Syria Back to School

As the new school year starts in Syria today, many children face extraordinary challenges to continuing their education. The conflict has left nearly 4,000 schools—or approximately one in five in the country—damaged, destroyed or sheltering internally displaced families.

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