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Before heading to Austin, for the third GP of the season, Marc Marquez headed to Brazil, and the city of Sao Paolo. The Repsol Honda rider visited youngsters at the Mario Santalucia school in Diadema, supported by UNICEF, and was moved by the experience: "I'm really pleased to have met these ...
[DISCLOSURE] EuBiologics (206650) announced on April 17 that it has signed a 13.48 billion won (US$12.66 million) contract with UNICEF to supply oral cholera vaccine Euvichol Plus. This amounts to 116.5 percent of its 2017 revenue and the contract is valid until Dec. 31. By Hwang ...

Bangladesh, Mongolia and Pakistan were elected from the same region for the Unicef executive board for three years beginning from January 2019. Bangladesh, India, Mongolia, Nepal and Saudi Arabia were the countries elected from tge Asia-Pacific to the UN Women executive board for three years ... elections
"I did not want to do any of these things, but if I didn't I was scared they would kill me," he told UNICEF. "No child should be made to carry guns or weapon," UNICEF Representative in South Sudan Mahimbo Mdoe told CNN. Mdoe said those released will be reunited with their families, given ... soldiers
SUVA, 16 April 2018 - Today, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) and the New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MFAT) signed a NZ$7 million agreement to support the prevention and reduction of newborn mortality in Kiribati, the Solomon Islands and Vanuatu. The ceremony ... New Zealand government
For years, Serena Williams has been an advocate for mothers and children as a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador. But her life-threatening birth experience gave her fresh perspective on the challenges new mums and their babies face around the world. "I almost died after giving birth to my daughter, Olympia.

Tetanus is no longer a disease threatening the lives of children in 44 countries in part because of UNICEF and Salma Hayek Pinault. Hayek Pinault received UNICEF's Danny Kaye Humanitarian Award on Saturday for spearheading UNICEF's campaign to end maternal and neonatal tetanus as well ... children
Unicef identified limited financial and material resources as part of the challenges being faced to facilitate rapid deployment of national and county technical teams to respond to the outbreaks. “Not all counties have a regular supply of water and most county health facility labs are not well-equipped to carry ... Guinea
“I spent time with an amazing young girl, Sripun, who was voted by her peers to take part in an anti-bullying programme to help stop violence in schools,” said Mr. Beckham who is a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador, after his trip to see how the 7: The David Beckham UNICEF Fund is supporting Indonesian ... Guinea
Supported by UNICEF Australia, the UN Central Emergency Response Fund and the Government of Australia, UNICEF in Papua New Guinea is currently setting up 26 child-friendly spaces to provide psychosocial support services for more than 14,000 children in the severely-affected areas of Hela and ... Guinea
UNICEF in Fiji says the meningitis outbreak can be addressed by families paying particular attention to basic hygiene to limit the disease from spreading. Fiji's Ministry of Health declared an outbreak of meningococcal disease recently and the head of UNICEF Pacific based in Suva says it is working with the ... Guinea
In Syria, UNICEF has reached 305,600 people in 140 hard-to-reach locations with life-saving interventions and critical services and participated in an ICRC/UN Inter-Agency convoy to the besieged location in East Ghouta in February delivering supplies for about 9,000 people, and carrying-out rapid ... Guinea
Of 1,029 parents polled, 98 per cent said they believed free play is critical to early childhood development, and 99 per cent claimed their children had free play time. But Unicef – a fund for children which works under the UN – said researchers found 84 per cent of them misunderstood what free play was. Guinea
The comments by Geert Cappelaere, Middle East and North Africa director at the UN children's fund UNICEF, on Sunday, appeared to mock US President Donald Trump, who last week described billions of dollars in Saudi arms purchases as "peanuts". "UNICEF is asking for 2018 alone for its humanitarian ... Guinea
UNICEF partners report that 17 children were killed earlier this week in Idlib when heavy violence near a UNICEF-supported school forced children to flee to an underground shelter in a nearby building, which then came under attack. Around 1 million children live amid the escalating violence in Idlib. Guinea
UNICEF in Fiji says the meningitis outbreak can be addressed by families paying particular attention to basic hygiene. Fiji's Ministry of Health declared an outbreak of meningococcal disease recently with 18 cases reported in the first two months of this year and 48 cases last year, nearly double the number ... Guinea

Ahead of the 2018 World Water Day celebration, United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has said despite efforts by development partners and the federal government to improve on the quality and accessibility of water, about 160 million Nigerians were still without access to potable water. Quoting figure ... Guinea
According to research, every five minutes a child around the world dies at the hands of violence. As part of an effort to put an end to violence against children, UNICEF's new campaign, 'A Minute of Your Time' turns time into money and money into real, life-saving aid for children in danger. Created by The ... Guinea
JUBA, South Sudan, 16 March 2018 – Thousands of children have been provided with life-saving humanitarian aid as a result of a European Union donation to UNICEF South Sudan worth more than eight million euros (approx. USD 10 million). The funding has been used to provide services such as ... Guinea
Two major attacks by Non-State Armed Group (NSAG) in Toumour and Chetima Wangou in the Diffa region caused the temporary closure of 8 schools, affecting 3,550 students, including 1,985 girls. UNDSS reported that in the month of January, 13 civilians were killed, including 1 child, and 7 kidnapped ... Guinea
GENEVA, 16 March 2018 -This is a summary of what was said by Marixie Mercado, UNICEF spokesperson in Geneva – to whom quoted text may be attributed – at today's press briefing at the Palais des Nations in Geneva. UNICEF's portion of the Rohingya Joint Response Plan being launched later today ... Guinea
Donations received by UNICEF Australia will directly support children affected by the earthquakes in the Southern Highlands and Hela Province, to help them access 'Child Friendly Spaces'. These are spaces where children are protected from abuse and violence, and where they can receive psychosocial ... Guinea
UNICEF Pacific Representative Sheldon Yett said that data did not change the world themselves but make change possible “by identifying needs and gauging progress”. “Without investments in the collection and analysis of reliable data on behalf of the Pacific's children, governments will not have the ... Guinea
The Monkeys has partnered with UNICEF Australia to create 'A Minute of Your Time', a campaign which asks Australians to donate what they would be paid in one minute to help reduce violence against children. A website,, calculates what people are paid every minute, based on ... Guinea
Fort Worth junior Julieth Reyes represented the Baylor United for UNICEF club at the 2018 UNICEF USA Student Summit this week at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington D.C. Student UNICEF groups from all over the nation participated in the event. According to the ... Guinea
The United Nations Children's Fund on Tuesday has said that in order to effectively check open defecation in different parts the country, the Federal Government will need to invest about $8.3bn. Warning that this is necessary for Nigeria to attain Goal 6 of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals ... Guinea
Poor data collection in several Pacific Island countries is obstructing UNICEF's first assessment to measure progress in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) for children according to a report. UNICEF's report, Progress for Children in the SDG Era, warns that most Pacific countries may fail to ... Guinea
Health and education policies form the core of Cuba's socialist programs. Cuba first initiated the social program focused on children's well-being, 26 years ago. The Unicef in the region works in collaboration with the government in these social programs. The 'Educate Your Child' initiative promotes the role ... Guinea
“There are scars in children and there are scars on children that will never be erased,” said Geert Cappelaere, Unicef's director for the Middle East and North Africa. “The protection of children in all circumstances that was once universally embraced - at no moment have any of the parties accepted.”. Guinea
Due to accelerated progress over the last decade, a girl's risk of marrying before her 18th birthday has dropped from one in four to approximately one in five, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) said Tuesday. According to the new data from UNICEF, there are 25 million fewer child marriages ... Guinea
The United Nations Children's Education Fund has said it will present its global award and certificate to the wife of the President, Mrs. Aisha Buhari, this month in appreciation and recognition of her contributions to the well-being of vulnerable children, women and the less privileged across the globe. Guinea
UNICEF and our partners know exactly what to do - we just need your help to reach every child in danger. That's why we have a special community of UNICEF supporters called Global Parents who help us keep children safe from dangers like child marriage, preventable disease and natural disaster. Guinea
“UNICEF is working tirelessly to do whatever it takes to ensure the health and safety of children and families in the Highlands of Papua New Guinea,” said Karin Hulshof, UNICEF East Asia & Pacific Regional Director. “Ensuring those affected are safe and healthy with access to clean water, food and safe ... Guinea
BEIJING, 6 March 2018 – The China Center for International Knowledge on Development (CIKD) and UNICEF China announce a new partnership to develop and share research into development approaches that result in improved outcomes for all children in countries relevant to the Belt and Road ... Guinea
“More than half the world's children live in countries where we either can't track their SDG progress, or where we can and they are woefully off-track,” said Laurence Chandy, UNICEF Director for the Division of Data, Research and Policy. The 17 Goals, set by the landmark 2030 Agenda for Sustainable ... Guinea
At least 1,000 children have been killed across Syria so far this year, said Christophe Boulierac of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF). He said that living underground has become the norm in the besieged rebel-held enclave of eastern Ghouta where 400,000 people live. The UN said that it ... Guinea
The head of UNICEF's Azerbaijani Office continued: “I'm glad that our partners from the government agreed with the need to pay special attention to these children's rehabilitation after their safe return. I think that we can be involved in the measures to be taken after the return of children. If there is a proposal ... Guinea
At least 1,000 children killed, severely injured across Syria this year: UNICEF ... the norm in Syria's opposition-held enclave of Eastern Ghouta, with some families in basements for the past month, some containing 200 people, said Christophe Boulierac of the U.N. Children's Fund (UNICEF) said on tuesday. Guinea
Thirty-six per cent of the cases are children under five years. The vast majority of cases are new arrivals via Lake Albert. In response to the cholera outbreak, UNICEF has provided three diarrhea kits, 68 cartons of water purification tablets, 600 boxes of laundry soap, 2,200 litres of Effective Micro Organism ... Guinea
UNICEF USA has recognized Kimberly-Clark with the 2018 Children First Award for its ongoing efforts to raise awareness and funding for the global aid organization, and its collaboration with UNICEF on innovative projects to improve children's health and wellbeing. “We are incredibly proud of our work ... Guinea
(CNN) Child marriages are declining, with the largest drop in South Asia, according to UNICEF. Ten years ago, a South Asian girl's risk of getting married as a child was about 50%, but now that has fallen to about 30%. A UNICEF release Tuesday attributed the progress in India to increasing rates of girls' ... Guinea
UNICEF is supporting people affected by conflict, ethnic tension and displacement in Rakhine, Kachin, and Shan states. Access to communities, particularly those in and around key areas in all three states remains constrained. In Kachin and Shan States, UNICEF and partners continue to provi d e services ... Guinea
All of them have been released following joint advocacy efforts from UNICEF and partners. • About 8093 Congolese, more than half children, have fled increased fighting in South Kivu (DR Congo) for the Provinces of Rumonge and Nyanza-Lac in Burundi. The Humanitarian Country Team, under the ... Guinea
As the world commemorate the International Children's Day of Broadcast (ICDB), the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) says giving voice to children will greatly assist in enhancing their development. UNICEF Communication Specialist, Mr Geoffrey Njoku, stated this in an interview with the News ... Guinea
The International Organisation for Migration (IOM) and the UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) have deplored Boko Haram attack on Rann in Borno. IOM said: "a large number of Boko Haram members armed with automatic weapons, rocket propelled grenades and gun trucks attacked the military base in Rann". Guinea
A lack of iodine in pregnancy and early childhood puts nearly 19 million babies around the world at risk of permanent but preventable brain damage every year, a new report has warned. Insufficient iodine during pregnancy can adversely affect neurological and psychological development, reducing a ... Guinea
... • Fighting escalated towards the end of the month, particularly in Aden, and the expanded conflict led to the closure of all schools in Aden (198) for a whole week, depriving 185,235 students of their right to education. • In the last seven days of January, 50 children were either killed or maimed, and most ... Guinea
UNITED NATIONS — The United Nations Children's Fund is starting 2018 with its largest appeal yet for humanitarian aid, reflecting the strain multiple protracted crises are placing on relief and development work across the world. Some 84 percent of the $3.64 billion UNICEF is seeking would go toward ... Guinea
As of 23 February, the 2018 UNICEF appeals for Syria and the Syrian Refugees are 37% and 43% funded respectively, including funds carried-forward from the previous year. Sustained donor funding will be critical to help UNICEF reach vulnerable children with safe water, nutrition, education, health and ... Guinea


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