Ishmael Beah Helps Give A Voice To Young People Affected By Conflict In Syria

Ishmael Beah Helps Give A Voice To Young People Affected By Conflict In Syria Apr 28, 2017

Ishmael Beah, author, former child soldier and UNICEF Advocate for Children Affected by War, wrapped up a three-day visit to Jordan this week to help amplify the voices of vulnerable young people affected by the conflict in Syria. More
Wilmer Valderrama To Recognize Team Rubicon On NBC's GIVE

Wilmer Valderrama To Recognize Team Rubicon On NBC's GIVE Apr 21, 2017

Team Rubicon, a veteran-led disaster response organization, will be featured on the April 22nd episode of NBC’s GIVE, which introduces viewers to the world of philanthropy through the stories of small charities making a big impact. More
Star Wars: Force For Change Celebrates 40 Years Of Star Wars With Epic Fundraising Event

Star Wars: Force For Change Celebrates 40 Years Of Star Wars With Epic Fundraising Event Apr 12, 2017

Star Wars: Force For Change in collaboration with Omaze will launch the Star Wars “Past, Present and Future” fundraising campaign to benefit UNICEF and Starlight Children's Foundation. More
Zoe Saldana And Rachel Zoe To Take Part In Fifth Annual Moms +SocialGood

Zoe Saldana And Rachel Zoe To Take Part In Fifth Annual Moms +SocialGood Apr 10, 2017

In celebration of Mother’s Day, hundreds of advocates, experts and every day moms and dads will gather on May 4 in New York City to share ideas, exchange best practices and inspire action for a healthy planet and happy families. More
Selena Gomez To Host WE Day California 2017

Selena Gomez To Host WE Day California 2017 Apr 7, 2017

WE Day, an international series of inspiring stadium-sized events, announces the initial list of speakers, performers and presenters attending WE Day California on April 27, 2017 at The “Fabulous” Forum. More
Eve Ensler Worries About The Rise Of A Predatory Mindset In America

Eve Ensler Worries About The Rise Of A Predatory Mindset In America Mar 24, 2017

In an interview with Democracy Now this month, Eve Ensler, a playwright, activist and the creator of V-Day, spoke about her worries of the escalation of rape culture and a predatory mindset in the United States, particularly within the country’s new administration. More
Martin Bell Visits Refugee Children In Lebanon

Martin Bell Visits Refugee Children In Lebanon Mar 21, 2017

Martin Bell, veteran BBC reporter and UNICEF UK ambassador, visited Lebanon’s Bekaa Valley where he witnessed first-hand the situation for Syrian children trying to rebuild their lives. More
Stars Team Up With Smurfs To Celebrate International Day Of Happiness

Stars Team Up With Smurfs To Celebrate International Day Of Happiness Mar 20, 2017

Demi Lovato, Joe Manganiello and Mandy Patinkin threw their talent behind a United Nations effort to end extreme poverty, address inequality and protect the planet against climate change through the Sustainable Development Goals during the weekend. More
Sachin Tendulkar Named UNICEF And Cricket For Good Ambassador

Sachin Tendulkar Named UNICEF And Cricket For Good Ambassador Mar 17, 2017

On International Women’s Day, The International Cricket Council (ICC) reaffirmed its commitment to the Spirit of Cricket in bringing about a positive social change through the sport, by appointing Sachin Tendulkar as the UNICEF Cricket For Good ambassador for the Women’s World Cup 2017, to be hosted in the UK in June and July. More
Hillary Clinton And Queen Rania Al Abdullah Of Jordan To Take Part In 16th Annual Vital Voices Global Leadership Awards

Hillary Clinton And Queen Rania Al Abdullah Of Jordan To Take Part In 16th Annual Vital Voices Global Leadership Awards Mar 2, 2017

As millions around the world raise their voices to celebrate women’s achievements on International Women’s Day March 8th, Vital Voices will pay tribute to co-founder the Honorable Hillary Rodham Clinton, honor Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah of Jordan for her work on women, girls and refugees, and recognize four visionary women who are engaged in the most urgent issues of our time. More
Orlando Bloom Meets Children And Families Affected By Boko Haram On Niger Trip

Orlando Bloom Meets Children And Families Affected By Boko Haram On Niger Trip Feb 27, 2017

UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Orlando Bloom this week travelled to Diffa, south-east Niger, to highlight the ongoing humanitarian crisis in the Lake Chad Basin where Boko Haram violence has caused huge population displacements. More
Ashton Kutcher Takes Fight Against Sex Slavery To US Congress

Ashton Kutcher Takes Fight Against Sex Slavery To US Congress Feb 20, 2017

In advance of the END IT Movement’s fifth annual “Shine a Light on Slavery” day, U.S. Senator Bob Corker (R-Tenn.), chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, convened a Congressional hearing on February 15 to examine progress in U.S. global efforts to end modern slavery and human trafficking, including recent enactment of authorizing legislation for the End Modern Slavery Initiative. More
Smurfs Team Up With United Nations For A Happier, More Peaceful And Equitable World

Smurfs Team Up With United Nations For A Happier, More Peaceful And Equitable World Feb 16, 2017

The popular Smurfs characters are encouraging children, young people and adults to make the world happier, more peaceful, equitable and healthy with a campaign launched today by the United Nations, UNICEF, and the United Nations Foundation. More
Sandra Lee Appointed U.S. Fund For UNICEF Special Nutrition Emissary

Sandra Lee Appointed U.S. Fund For UNICEF Special Nutrition Emissary Jan 19, 2017

The U.S. Fund for UNICEF has announced the appointment of Sandra Lee, as U.S. Fund for UNICEF Special Nutrition Emissary. More
Forest Whitaker Honored For Work In Peacebuilding, Conflict-Resolution

Forest Whitaker Honored For Work In Peacebuilding, Conflict-Resolution Jan 17, 2017

Actor and United Nations agency special envoy Forest Whitaker has been celebrated as a leader in peacebuilding and conflict-resolution, empowering young people in communities touched by violence and poverty. More
Soccer Aid 2016 Raised Record Amount For UNICEF

Soccer Aid 2016 Raised Record Amount For UNICEF Jan 9, 2017

UNICEF UK has announced that Soccer Aid 2016, broadcast exclusively on ITV, has raised a record-breaking £6.6 million for its life-saving work for children. More
Alicia Keys Envisions An End To AIDS In Empowering Africa Campaign

Alicia Keys Envisions An End To AIDS In Empowering Africa Campaign Jan 9, 2017

Africa contains 16% of the world’s population, and has over 30% of the world’s remaining natural resources, yet it is also the poorest and most underdeveloped continent. More
Stars Attend UNICEF's 70th Anniversary Event

Stars Attend UNICEF's 70th Anniversary Event Dec 14, 2016

Ishmael Beah, David Beckham, Orlando Bloom, Millie Bobby Brown, Jackie Chan, Priyanka Chopra, Angelique Kidjo and Femi Kuti attend UNICEF's 70th anniversary event and call for a fair chance for every child. More
David Beckham: Violence Can Mark Children Forever

David Beckham: Violence Can Mark Children Forever Dec 6, 2016

A powerful new film featuring UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador David Beckham was released yesterday to illustrate the brutal reality that physical and psychological abuse can mark children forever. More
Hillary Clinton And Katy Perry Attend Star-Studded UNICEF Snowflake Ball

Hillary Clinton And Katy Perry Attend Star-Studded UNICEF Snowflake Ball Dec 5, 2016

On November 29, the U.S. Fund for UNICEF hosted its 12th annual UNICEF Snowflake Ball at Cipriani Wall Street, celebrating UNICEF’s lifesaving work for children around the world and highlighting the organization’s 70th anniversary. More
Tom Hiddleston Returns To South Sudan As Conflict Enters Fourth Year

Tom Hiddleston Returns To South Sudan As Conflict Enters Fourth Year Dec 1, 2016

UNICEF Ambassador Tom Hiddleston travelled to South Sudan last week to see how the brutal civil war continues to destroy the lives of vast numbers of children across the country. More
Charitybuzz Announces 2nd Annual Holiday Givt Guide

Charitybuzz Announces 2nd Annual Holiday Givt Guide Nov 30, 2016

Online luxury auction house Charitybuzz today announced its 2nd Annual Holiday Givt Guide, to highlight the importance of giving when gifting. More
Celebrities Join Star Wars Rogue One To Be A #ForceForChange

Celebrities Join Star Wars Rogue One To Be A #ForceForChange Nov 24, 2016

As fans count down to the premiere of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, Disney, Target and Star Wars: Force for Change are launching a new fashion-meets-fundraising initiative inspired by the themes of rebellion from the new movie. More
FC Barcelona And UNICEF Mark 10-year Partnership At Post-Match Event

FC Barcelona And UNICEF Mark 10-year Partnership At Post-Match Event Nov 23, 2016

FC Barcelona and UNICEF this week celebrated their 10-year partnership at FC Barcelona’s match against Malaga, and during a post-match event held at the club’s Camp Nou stadium. More
Authors Launch Tiny Stories For UNICEF

Authors Launch Tiny Stories For UNICEF Nov 16, 2016

Over 200 prominent writers – including Chimamanda Adichie, Paulo Coelho, Christina Lamb and Nuruddin Farah – have joined a global literary campaign this week, penning ‘tiny stories’ of around seven lines each to highlight Universal Children’s Day and the injustice so many of the world’s poorest and most disadvantaged children still face. T More
Liam Neeson Meets With Syrian Children And Youth In Jordan

Liam Neeson Meets With Syrian Children And Youth In Jordan Nov 11, 2016

UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Liam Neeson wrapped up a two-day visit to Jordan this week, along with his eldest son Micheal, where he met with Syrian children, young people and their families whose lives have been greatly affected by the conflict – now close to its sixth year. More
UNICEF And Barclays ATP World Tour Finals Team Up For Children

UNICEF And Barclays ATP World Tour Finals Team Up For Children Nov 10, 2016

UNICEF and the ATP have today announced a new partnership at the world prestigious season-ending Barclays ATP World Tour Finals, set to take place from 13-20 November at The O2 in London. More
£215,000 Raised At United For UNICEF Gala Dinner

£215,000 Raised At United For UNICEF Gala Dinner Nov 4, 2016

José Mourinho and his first-team squad were out in force this week as he attended his first United for UNICEF Gala Dinner as manager of Manchester United. More
David Guetta Joins Generation Now Festival

David Guetta Joins Generation Now Festival Oct 31, 2016

David Guetta joins Generation Now (GenNow Fest), the first major festival to celebrate, empower, and inspire the youth of Central America to champion positive change in their communities. More
Andy Murray Raises £305,000 At Charity Event

Andy Murray Raises £305,000 At Charity Event Oct 27, 2016

Andy Murray Live presented by SSE, the tennis exhibition event set up by the British number one, has raised over £305,000 for two children’s charities – Unicef UK and Young People’s Futures. More