In May 2014, Emily Brouwer from the Northwest Regional office of the U.S. Fund for UNICEF, along with Northwest Regional Board Member Marimo Berk, traveled to Botswana with the U.S. Fund for UNICEF for a week-long field visit. Traveling with a group of 12 total visitors, Emily and Marimo were also accompanied by several UNICEF Botswana staff members. Their immersive activities spanned five days, in which the team participated in various programs focusing on a range of pressing issues such as HIV/AIDS awareness, health promotion, and child development.
Education transforms lives. Since 2003, the IKEA foundation has partnered with UNICEF and Save the Children through this campaign to provide quality education to vulnerable
More than 67 years ago, a seven-year-old Czech girl’s artwork expressing her gratitude to UNICEF was printed as the first UNICEF greeting card. Young Jitka Samkova’s design launched a cherished holiday tradition and a reliable funding mechanism for UNICEF’s operations in war-torn Europe.
*This is a guest blog post written by Maria Jose Landeira Oestergaard, Zonta International/Zonta International Foundation President, 2014-2016
Today, on World AIDS Day, Zonta International joins UNICEF in recognizing the achievements that have been made in the fight against HIV/AIDS, in supporting people living with HIV/AIDS, and in uniting globally to bring greater awareness to the challenges that remain in stopping the spread of HIV/AIDS.
Shut Out Trafficking at Brown University was hosted in collaboration with the Royce Fellowship for Sport and Society at Brown and the Brown UNICEF Campus Initiative. Shut Out Trafficking engaged 200 students, faculty, coaches, and staff in raising awareness about the issue of human trafficking on a local, national, and international level, and exploring how sport can be used as a tool to combat issues such as human trafficking. Shut Out Trafficking week at Brown University included a keynote speech given by Dr.
I’m a member of UNICEF’s Young Ambassadors in Chicago, a group of 10-15 year olds who are educating, advocating and raising money in support of UNICEF.