The U.S. Fund for UNICEF is excited to host the 2016 UNICEF Student Summit.
NEW YORK (October 23, 2015) – Never before in the history of polio have so few children in so few countries contracted the crippling virus – but we cannot rest until the number of cases is zero, UNICEF said on the eve of World Polio Day.
NEW YORK (October 22, 2015) – Three UN agencies today warned that extreme hunger is pushing people to the brink of a catastrophe in parts of South Sudan, as a new analysis found that 3.9 million people nationwide now face severe food insecurity.
NEW YORK (October 21, 2015) – UNICEF welcomes the joint statement released by Interfaith for Children, calling for the respect of religious freedom and tolerance as essential conditions for every child to grow and develop to her/his full potential, regardless of their or their parents' religions. The call was made within the inter-faith consensus that children's needs and rights must be put at the center of the 2015 elections, and as attempts to promote religious divides for political gains are reported.
The U.S. Fund for UNICEF’s High School and Campus Initiative National Council members are effective agents of change and child survival. The National Councils were created to work closely with the U.S. Fund for UNICEF to represent and support UNICEF clubs in over six hundred high schools and colleges around the country. Comprised of six high school students and six college students, the Councils help gather resources, plan trainings, and offer guidance for UNICEF Club members.
October 13, 2015