On March 24, the finals of the national contest “School of Safety” was held in Minsk on the basis of the Command and Engineering Institute of the Ministry of Emergency Situations within the framework of the Prevention of Child Injury project and with the financial support of the Russian Federation and the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF). UNICEF representatives also acted as a jury and awarded all the finalists with well-deserved prizes for outstanding knowledge of the life safety basics.
Fifty years ago, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. Both before and after this important day in Oslo, we keep working daily to ensure the rights of children – every single child in the world!
UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Shakira today urged global leaders to invest heavily in early childhood development in the wake of new science that is creating a revolutionary shift in our understanding of the lasting effects of deprivation and stress on the developing brains of young children.
Statement by UNICEF Executive Director Anthony Lake: violence involving children in conflicts has taken a darker turn
“Millions of children around the world today are caught up in adults’ wars – deliberately killed, injured, raped, abducted. Their schools and homes are being destroyed; they are being denied food, water and health care. Tens of thousands are forced to join armed forces and groups".
Andrew Parker: “I help UNICEF so that as many children and adults as possible know the rights of the child”
Andrew Parker (New Zealand), the hot-air balloon pilot and creator of the Flying High For Kids project, visited Minsk in the framework of the Air Sports Festival that took place in Minsk on July 17-19, 2015. Andrew is performing an overland hot air ballooning journey through more than 100 countries and lasting for a four-and-a-half year.
On July 8, the official ceremony dedicated to the appointment of the UN Youth Advisory Panel (UNYAP) in Belarus took place at the IMAGURU business club in Minsk.
The global community will fail millions of children if it does not focus on the most disadvantaged in its new 15-year development roadmap, UNICEF warned today.
UNICEF and H&M Conscious Foundation launched the joint Unicoin charitable project.