*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.
One of Chicago's Young Ambassadors, Celia Buckman, blogs about their most recent meeting where they got a hands-on lesson in UNICEF's work in in global nutrition, health, and water.
*This is a guest blog post written by David Evangelista, Special Olympics Vice President, Global Development and Government Relations
Some of the most comprehensive system failures are exposed initially by some of the most miniscule cracks in the frame. As the saying goes, it is often the smallest things that make the biggest difference.
NEW YORK (November 21, 2014) – With new Ebola cases in Mali and a continuing surge in Sierra Leone, UNICEF is stepping up efforts to help other West African countries at risk prepare for potential outbreaks.
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5 Small Things That Have Meant Big Change for Kids
How simple innovations have helped millions of kids around the world.
How UNICEF is working to improve the tools used by health workers to diagnose and treat pneumonia.
On Nov. 6, 2014 the New England Regional Office hosted the first event in our 2014-2015 annual speaker series. Now in its 13th year, this speaker series attracts women and men from the professional and philanthropic communities in Boston to an intimate event with a brief presentation by the featured speaker followed by an enriching Q & A session.