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Press Centre (6/2018)

"Horror knows no limit in Syria"

Statement attributable to Henrietta H. Fore, UNICEF Executive Director, on the situation in southwest Syria


Around 30 million children displaced by conflict need protection now and sustainable solutions over the long term - UNICEF

Ahead of World Refugee Day, UNICEF launches ‘What Excites Us, Unites Us’ initiative to engage football fans in support of refugee and migrant children 

A Partnership for Refugee Children in Turkey

Istanbul -  On 30 May 2018, Head of European Union Delegation to Turkey, Ambassador Christian Berger and UNICEF Representative to Turkey, Philippe Duamelle, accompanied by UNICEF Supporter, actress Ezgi Mola, visited the Yildirim Beyazit Temporary Education Center (TEC) in Istanbul. The visit coincided with the one year anniversary of the first beneficiary payment carried out under the Conditional Cash Transfer for Education (CCTE) programme for Syrian and other refugee children in Turkey.  The programme supports the education of vulnerable refugee children in Turkey by providing cash support to families and has already reached over 330,000 children.

Children should not be separated from their families because of their migration status

Statement from UNICEF Executive Director Henrietta Fore on situation of migrant children and families in the U.S.

2 in 3 infants live in countries where dads are not entitled to a single day of paid paternity leave - UNICEF

UNICEF calls for investment in family-friendly policies that support early childhood development including paid paternity and maternity leave, free pre-primary education, and paid breastfeeding breaks

Technical and Vocational Education and Training as a tool against child labour

Ankara, 12 June 2018- On the World Day Against Child Labour, UNICEF and TESK released a video on the role of technical and vocational training in keeping children at risk of child labour in education.The video focuses on the fact that apprentices are not workers but studentsand underlines the protective and supportive features of the technical and vocational training system in Turkey.

Statement by UNICEF Executive Director Henrietta H. Fore calling for the protection of children in Hodeida and throughout Yemen

NEW YORK, 12 June 2018 –“As Hodeida faces the threat of an assault, I am extremely concerned about the impact it will have on children in this port city and beyond.

Fathers are one of the best, yet most underutilized child development resources: UNICEF

In honor of June Father’s Day commemorations around the world, UNICEF launches parenting siteto bring fathers together to share experiences of parenthood

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