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Press Centre (5/2017)

At least 200 children lost at sea trying to reach Italian shores so far this year

As G7 leaders gather in Taormina, Sicily, UNICEF urges them to adopt six-point action agenda to keep refugee and migrant children safe

UNICEF Child Alert on Myanmar: Fruits of rapid development and reconciliation efforts yet to reach remote, conflict-affected regions

In a Child Alert issued today*, UNICEF says that social and economic measures undertaken by the Government since 2010 are beginning to strengthen the systems that boost children’s health, education and protection.

Five-fold increase in number of refugee and migrant children traveling alone since 2010 ? UNICEF

Ahead of G7, UNICEF urges world leaders to adopt six-point action agenda to keep refugee and migrant children safe



UNICEF statement on release of Chibok school girls abducted by Boko Haram

Attributable to Pernille Ironside, Acting Representative of UNICEF Nigeria


Refugee and migrant children stranded in European transit countries suffer psychologically in the face of uncertain future - UNICEF

NEW YORK / GENEVA, 4 May 2017– Nearly 75,000 refugees and migrants, including an estimated 24,600 children, currently stranded in Greece, Bulgaria, Hungary and the Western Balkans are at risk of psychosocial distress caused by living in a protracted state of limbo, UNICEF warned today.

Yes, it's a truck! A special place to learn and play

By Donatella Lorch / UNICEF

IZMIR, 3 May 2017 – Raghad was not going to let anyone stop her. The 12-year-old Syrian refugee had gotten up at 6am, dressed and made breakfast for her two younger brothers.


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