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
Michelle Yeoh And Panda Cubs Help Promote Global Goals

Michelle Yeoh And Panda Cubs Help Promote Global Goals Jun 6, 2016

Award-winning movie star Michelle Yeoh and two baby pandas have kicked off the Pandas for the Global Goals campaign, which urges the public to get involved in the fun of naming the cubs, as well as in the serious work of realizing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) adopted last year by the United Nations Member States. More
Katy Perry Visits Viet Nam With UNICEF

Katy Perry Visits Viet Nam With UNICEF Jun 1, 2016

Following a visit to Viet Nam, internationally acclaimed singer-songwriter and UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Katy Perry is calling for increased focus on children being left behind in one of Asia’s fastest growing economies. More
UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Nana Mouskouri Visits Refugee Centres In Greece

UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Nana Mouskouri Visits Refugee Centres In Greece Jun 1, 2016

Amid mounting concern over a fresh surge in the number of refugees and migrants bound for Europe, UNICEF is adjusting its strategy in support of the response by the authorities and civil society in Greece, where the humanitarian and longer-term needs of more than 22,000 children are growing. More
Final Lineup For Soccer Aid Announced

Final Lineup For Soccer Aid Announced May 31, 2016

Hollywood stars, Damian Lewis (Homeland, Billions), Iwan Rheon (Game of Thrones, Vicious), Matthew Morrison (Glee), Kasabian's Sergio Pizzorno, McFly's Danny Jones, Coronation Street’s Shayne Ward, legendary jockey Sir AP McCoy, Good Morning Britain’s Sean Fletcher and ex rugby star Thom Evans complete the stellar celebrity line-up for Soccer Aid 2016. More
The Beginning Of Life: A Movie About A New Beginning For Humanity

The Beginning Of Life: A Movie About A New Beginning For Humanity May 30, 2016

The Beginning of Life, a groundbreaking feature documentary that explores the impact of a child’s early environment on their cognitive, social and emotional development, will be released worldwide on Netflix, iTunes and Google Play on 1 June 2016. More
Football Legend Pelé To Be Guest Of Honor At Soccer Aid

Football Legend Pelé To Be Guest Of Honor At Soccer Aid May 26, 2016

Global footballing icon and Brazilian Legend Pelé will be Guest of Honour for the 10th Anniversary of Soccer Aid at Old Trafford on June 5th. More
UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Nana Mouskouri To Visit Greece

UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Nana Mouskouri To Visit Greece May 26, 2016

The impact of the ongoing refugee and migrant crisis in Europe – and ways of alleviating its impact on children – will be the focus of a visit to Greece this week by Marie-Pierre Poirier, UNICEF Regional Director for central and Eastern Europe and Nana Mouskouri, acclaimed singer, humanitarian and UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador. More
Stars Support UNICEF UK's Appeal For Unaccompanied Refugee Children

Stars Support UNICEF UK's Appeal For Unaccompanied Refugee Children May 23, 2016

UNICEF UK ambassadors and supporters – including Sir Chris Hoy, Andy Murray, Sir Roger Moore, Ewan McGregor and Emma Bunton – are calling on the UK Government to do more to reunite unaccompanied refugee children in Europe with their families in the UK. More
Ronaldinho Joins Soccer Aid

Ronaldinho Joins Soccer Aid May 19, 2016

Ronaldinho, one of the game’s greatest ever players, has become the latest star signing for the tenth anniversary of Soccer Aid. More
One Direction Stars To Go Head-To-Head With Soccer Aid

One Direction Stars To Go Head-To-Head With Soccer Aid May 10, 2016

One Direction's Niall Horan has signed up for Soccer Aid 2016 and will join forces with Premier League winning Manager, Claudio Ranieri as Assistant Manager to the Rest of the World. More
Star-Studded Fourth Annual Moms +SocialGood Kicks Off Global Moms Relay

Star-Studded Fourth Annual Moms +SocialGood Kicks Off Global Moms Relay May 10, 2016

In celebration of Mother’s Day, hundreds of corporate and community leaders, celebrities, experts, and every day moms and dads gathered at the New York Times Center to kick off the Global Mom’s Relay with the fourth annual Moms +SocialGood event on May 5, 2016. More
Football Stars Named For Soccer Aid

Football Stars Named For Soccer Aid May 9, 2016

Soccer Aid 2016 managers Jose Mourinho, Sam Allardyce and the 2015/2016 Premier League winning manager Claudio Ranieri will have some of the game’s greatest ever players at their disposal. More
Tom Hiddleston Wants Children At Top Of Agenda At World Humanitarian Summit

Tom Hiddleston Wants Children At Top Of Agenda At World Humanitarian Summit May 5, 2016

Today UNICEF UK ambassador Tom Hiddleston met with the Secretary of State for International Development Justine Greening and pupils from Hampstead School, London. More
Orlando Bloom Visits Children In Eastern Ukraine

Orlando Bloom Visits Children In Eastern Ukraine May 4, 2016

UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Orlando Bloom travelled to conflict-hit eastern Ukraine to raise awareness of the global education crisis facing children in humanitarian emergencies. More