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
Aamir Khan Spotlights Battle Against Malnutrition In Bhutan

Aamir Khan Spotlights Battle Against Malnutrition In Bhutan Oct 25, 2016

After a visit to Bhutan last week, actor and director Aamir Khan, a UNICEF Regional Goodwill Ambassador, praised the country’s progress to end malnutrition and recognized young mothers’ efforts to safeguard their children’s health despite high levels of stunting. More
Stars Gather For UNICEF UK's 2016 Halloween Ball

Stars Gather For UNICEF UK's 2016 Halloween Ball Oct 17, 2016

Long-standing UNICEF UK Ambassadors Jemima Khan, Robbie Williams and James Nesbitt led the fantastical turn out for Unicef UK’s annual Halloween Ball on Thursday, 13th October, raising more than half a million pounds to help Unicef protect Syria’s children in danger. More
Global Goals Awards Honor Champions For Women's And Girls' Rights

Global Goals Awards Honor Champions For Women's And Girls' Rights Sep 26, 2016

The first annual UNICEF Global Goals Awards last week honoured a lawyer who fights against child marriage in Tanzania, a Syrian teen and Olympic swimmer who saved fellow refugees from drowning, and an organization that brings health care to vulnerable girls and women in Pakistan. More
UNICEF Launches World Version Of John Lennon's Imagine

UNICEF Launches World Version Of John Lennon's Imagine Sep 26, 2016

UNICEF has launched the world version of John Lennon's classic song Imagine today with the support of Yoko Ono, David Guetta and people from over 140 countries around the world. More
Ewan McGregor To Be Honored With Britannia Humanitarian Award

Ewan McGregor To Be Honored With Britannia Humanitarian Award Sep 14, 2016

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts Los Angeles (BAFTA Los Angeles) is pleased to announce it will honor actor-director Ewan McGregor, OBE, with the Britannia Humanitarian Award at this year’s British Academy Britannia Awards. More
Dikembe Mutombo Visits Mozambique With UNICEF

Dikembe Mutombo Visits Mozambique With UNICEF Sep 12, 2016

U.S. Fund for UNICEF National Board Member Dikembe Mutombo joined Eric Bledsoe of the Phoenix Suns and Caryl Stern, President and CEO of the U.S. Fund for UNICEF, on a field visit to Maputo, Mozambique last week to see UNICEF’s lifesaving work in action. More
FC Barcelona And Spain’s 5-A-Side Blind Team Celebrate The Power Of Inclusive Sport For Children

FC Barcelona And Spain’s 5-A-Side Blind Team Celebrate The Power Of Inclusive Sport For Children Sep 9, 2016

A new video featuring star-football players from FC Barcelona and the Spanish National 5-a-side blind football team was released today to celebrate the importance of inclusive play for children and the beginning of the Paralympic Games in Rio de Janerio, Brazil. More
Ban Ki-moon Engages With Youth In Myanmar On Peace And Reconciliation

Ban Ki-moon Engages With Youth In Myanmar On Peace And Reconciliation Sep 7, 2016

Ahead of his attendance at the 21st Century Panglong Conference and high level meetings last week, United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon reached out to young people from Myanmar through U-Report, a recently launched youth engagement tool that provides a platform for young people to raise their voices on issues that matter to them. More
Zade Dirani Named UNICEF Regional Ambassador For The Middle East And North Africa

Zade Dirani Named UNICEF Regional Ambassador For The Middle East And North Africa Aug 19, 2016

UNICEF has appointed world famous Jordanian pianist and composer, Zade Dirani, as Regional Ambassador for the Middle East and North Africa with a special focus on advocating for the most marginalised children especially those caught in conflict, violence and poverty. More
Fans Of Olympic And Paralympic Games Urged To Help Protect Children

Fans Of Olympic And Paralympic Games Urged To Help Protect Children Aug 4, 2016

UNICEF has launched a global sports initiative to engage people in its work for children. More
Ewan McGregor Visits Refugee And Displaced Children On Iraq Frontline

Ewan McGregor Visits Refugee And Displaced Children On Iraq Frontline Aug 3, 2016

UNICEF Ambassador Ewan McGregor travelled to northern Iraq last week to see how the conflicts sweeping across Iraq and Syria are devastating children’s lives. More
Rihanna And Selena Gomez To Headline 2016 Global Citizen Festival

Rihanna And Selena Gomez To Headline 2016 Global Citizen Festival Jul 27, 2016

Rihanna, Kendrick Lamar, Selena Gomez, Major Lazer, and Metallica will headline the 2016 Global Citizen Festival, the annual free-ticketed event on the Great Lawn in Central Park in New York City on Saturday, September 24, 2016. More
Manchester United And UNICEF Champion Rights Of Young People In China

Manchester United And UNICEF Champion Rights Of Young People In China Jul 27, 2016

Manchester United and UNICEF have joined forces during the club’s pre-season tour to champion the rights of underprivileged young people through a series of cultural activities. More
Rosie Huntington-Whiteley Meets Children Affected By Food Crisis In Lesotho

Rosie Huntington-Whiteley Meets Children Affected By Food Crisis In Lesotho Jul 26, 2016

This week, model, actress and UNICEF UK supporter Rosie Huntington-Whiteley visited Lesotho to meet children and families affected by the worst drought in decades. More
New PSA With UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Liam Neeson To #ENDviolence

New PSA With UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Liam Neeson To #ENDviolence Jul 13, 2016

Yesterday at the United Nations children joined world leaders to launch a new partnership and fund to make ending violence a public priority and a collective responsibility. More
UNICEF Mexico Names Thalía As National Ambassador

UNICEF Mexico Names Thalía As National Ambassador Jul 11, 2016

UNICEF Mexico has announced the appointment of award-winning recording artist Thalía as its newest UNICEF National Ambassador. More
Sir Elton John Visits Moscow

Sir Elton John Visits Moscow Jul 7, 2016

Elton John made a heartfelt message from the stage at his concert last month in Moscow. More
Danny Glover Hits Out At Racism

Danny Glover Hits Out At Racism Jul 4, 2016

The international community must increase its commitment to fighting Afrophobia and discrimination against people of African descent, United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) Goodwill Ambassador and actor Danny Glover has said, speaking during the International Decade for People of African Descent. More
Katy Perry To Be Honored At UNICEF Snowflake Ball

Katy Perry To Be Honored At UNICEF Snowflake Ball Jun 23, 2016

On November 29th, the U.S. Fund for UNICEF will host its annual UNICEF Snowflake Ball. More
UNICEF Announces #Maroon5Day

UNICEF Announces #Maroon5Day Jun 21, 2016

The U.S. Fund for UNICEF and multi-Grammy Award-winning band Maroon 5 have announced the launch of #Maroon5Day, an annual campaign to celebrate the universal messages of music and philanthropy and help raise awareness about UNICEF’s work for children around the world. More
Shakira Judges Winners Of 2016 Young Lions Health Award

Shakira Judges Winners Of 2016 Young Lions Health Award Jun 20, 2016

Lions Health, the Festival and Awards that celebrate life-changing creativity in healthcare communications, and UNICEF, have announced the winner of the 2016 Young Lions Health Award. More
David Beckham Visits Swaziland With UNICEF

David Beckham Visits Swaziland With UNICEF Jun 8, 2016

UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador David Beckham travelled to Swaziland this week to see how 7: The David Beckham UNICEF Fund is helping UNICEF to support and protect HIV-positive children. More
England Defeats Rest Of The World In Soccer Aid 2016

England Defeats Rest Of The World In Soccer Aid 2016 Jun 8, 2016

A crowd of nearly 70,000 turned out to Manchester United’s Old Trafford during the weekend to witness England defeat Rest of the World in another pulsating encounter between the two sides, by three goals to two, 3-2. More
Ricky Martin Meets Refugee Children In Lebanon

Ricky Martin Meets Refugee Children In Lebanon Jun 7, 2016

World-renowned singer and UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Ricky Martin calls for increased focus on safeguarding the futures of millions of children affected by the Syria conflict, whose lives have been shaped by displacement, violence and a persistent lack of opportunities. More