World of Children Awards 2017 Announces Honorees

World of Children Awards 2017 Announces Honorees Sep 22, 2017

World of Children, a global recognition and funding organization for individuals exclusively serving the needs of vulnerable children, announced today its 2017 Honorees – an extraordinary group of real-life heroes who have dramatically improved the lives of children around the world. More
Salma Hayek Launches CrowdRise Campaign To Help Victims Of Mexican Earthquake

Salma Hayek Launches CrowdRise Campaign To Help Victims Of Mexican Earthquake Sep 21, 2017

Actress, producer, and humanitarian Salma Hayek has launched a fundraiser on CrowdRise, part of GoFundMe, to help her native country Mexico after the devastating earthquakes. More
New Rankin Film Puts Spotlight On Refugee And Migrant Children

New Rankin Film Puts Spotlight On Refugee And Migrant Children Sep 15, 2017

Renowned photographer and director Rankin has joined forces with UNICEF to create a 60-second film highlighting the plight of children uprooted by war, poverty and disaster, especially those separated from their families as they become refugees. More
Priyanka Chopra Meets With Syrian Children And Youth In Jordan

Priyanka Chopra Meets With Syrian Children And Youth In Jordan Sep 14, 2017

UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Priyanka Chopra wrapped up a two-day visit to Jordan this week where she met with Syrian children, young people and their families whose lives have been greatly affected by the conflict. More
Social Good Summit Kicks Off UN General Assembly

Social Good Summit Kicks Off UN General Assembly Sep 14, 2017

The Social Good Summit, a unique gathering of world leaders, global activists and influencers in the arts, technology and entertainment, will once again kick off the United Nations General Assembly with a symposium of globally-recognized speakers discussing innovations in media and technology to make the world a better place by 2030. More
Equality Now To Celebrate 25th Anniversary At New York Gala

Equality Now To Celebrate 25th Anniversary At New York Gala Aug 30, 2017

Equality Now has announced that their annual Make Equality Reality Gala will be held in New York City on Monday, October 30, 2017, at Gotham Hall. More
Clooney Foundation For Justice Partners And UNICEF To Open Seven Public Schools To Syrian Refugee Children In Lebanon

Clooney Foundation For Justice Partners And UNICEF To Open Seven Public Schools To Syrian Refugee Children In Lebanon Aug 1, 2017

The Clooney Foundation for Justice has announced a $2.25 million partnership, which includes a generous donation from Google.org, and a $1 million technology grant from HP, to support formal education for Syrian refugees in Lebanon. More
Angélique Kidjo And Benin's Music Stars Say NO To Child Marriage

Angélique Kidjo And Benin's Music Stars Say NO To Child Marriage Jul 24, 2017

UNICEF international Goodwill Ambassador, Angélique Kidjo and UNICEF Benin national Goodwill Ambassador Zeynab Abib, along with seven of Benin’s greatest artists have joined forces to create a song calling on the population to say NO to child marriage, as part of the national Zero Tolerance Campaign against child marriage. More
Angelique Kidjo Meets Syrian And Lebanese Youth In Refugee Settlements

Angelique Kidjo Meets Syrian And Lebanese Youth In Refugee Settlements Jul 20, 2017

UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador and three time Grammy Award winner, Angelique Kidjo, met with Syrian and Lebanese youth in refugee settlements in Lebanon to mark World Youth Skills Day on Saturday 15 July. More
Danny Glover Pays Tribute To Nelson Mandela

Danny Glover Pays Tribute To Nelson Mandela Jul 19, 2017

Marking what would have been Nelson Mandela's 99th birthday, the United Nations yesterday honoured his lifetime of service and dedication to justice and equality. More
Lilly Singh Named As UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador

Lilly Singh Named As UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Jul 17, 2017

Actress, comedian, and author Lilly Singh was appointed UNICEF's newest Goodwill Ambassador at a special event during the weekend in New Delhi. More
WE Day National Special To Air On CBS

WE Day National Special To Air On CBS Jul 13, 2017

Today, WE announces that the third annual U.S. National Special of WE Day will air commercial-free on August 4, 2017 at 8 p.m. ET/7 p.m. CT on CBS. More
Voting Opens For Top 100 DJs In Aid Of UNICEF

Voting Opens For Top 100 DJs In Aid Of UNICEF Jul 6, 2017

DJ Mag has announced UNICEF will be this year’s beneficiary from their annual Top 100 Global DJ Poll. More
Beyonce And UNICEF Partner To Bring Safe Water To Children In Remote Areas Of Burundi

Beyonce And UNICEF Partner To Bring Safe Water To Children In Remote Areas Of Burundi Jul 3, 2017

Global entertainer and humanitarian Beyoncé has teamed up with UNICEF through her BeyGOOD philanthropic arm to announce the launch of BEYGOOD4BURUNDI, a multi-year partnership to provide safe water to the most vulnerable children in Burundi. More
Stars Join Super Dads Campaign For UNICEF

Stars Join Super Dads Campaign For UNICEF Jun 20, 2017

Stars from the world of entertainment and sport including Mahershala Ali, David Beckham, the All Blacks, Daniel Cormier, Novak Djokovic, Lewis Hamilton, Hugh Jackman, Sachin Tendulkar, Thalía and Chris Weidman joined Super Dads, a new UNICEF initiative launched for Father’s Day to celebrate fatherhood, and highlight the importance of love, play, protection and good nutrition for the healthy development of young children’s brains. More
Cricket Legend Sachin Tendulkar Highlights Fathers' Role In Children's Early Development

Cricket Legend Sachin Tendulkar Highlights Fathers' Role In Children's Early Development Jun 16, 2017

Sachin Tendulkar and UNICEF today released a new video to celebrate fatherhood and highlight the importance of love, play, protection and good nutrition for the healthy development of young children’s brains. More
Global Leaders Unite To Bring Polio One Step Closer To Eradication

Global Leaders Unite To Bring Polio One Step Closer To Eradication Jun 14, 2017

This week, global health leaders gathered at the Rotary Convention in Atlanta to reaffirm their commitment to eradicating polio and pledge $1.2 billion to finance efforts to end the disease. More
Stars Join UNICEF Super Dads Campaign

Stars Join UNICEF Super Dads Campaign Jun 7, 2017

Stars from the world of entertainment and sport including Mahershala Ali, David Beckham, the All Blacks, Daniel Cormier, Novak Djokovic, Lewis Hamilton, Hugh Jackman, Sachin Tendulkar, Thalía and Chris Weidman joined Super Dads, a new UNICEF initiative launched today to celebrate fatherhood, and highlight the importance of love, play, protection and good nutrition for the healthy development of young children’s brains. More
Sir Roger Moore's Charity Legacy

Sir Roger Moore's Charity Legacy May 23, 2017

UNICEF UK today paid tribute to its long-term supporter and Goodwill Ambassador, Sir Roger Moore, who has died at the age of 89. More
Priyanka Chopra Meets Child Survivors Of Sexual Violence In Zimbabwe

Priyanka Chopra Meets Child Survivors Of Sexual Violence In Zimbabwe May 9, 2017

UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Priyanka Chopra has called for increased awareness and support for child victims of sexual violence. More
Leo Messi Foundation Helps UNICEF Get Syrian Children Back Into The Classroom

Leo Messi Foundation Helps UNICEF Get Syrian Children Back Into The Classroom May 8, 2017

UNICEF has installed 20 new prefabricated classrooms in Tartus, Syria, and rural areas of Damascus, thanks to a generous donation from the Leo Messi Foundation. More
Johnson & Johnson And United Nations Foundation Launch Fifth Annual Global Moms Relay

Johnson & Johnson And United Nations Foundation Launch Fifth Annual Global Moms Relay May 8, 2017

Last week marked the start of the fifth-annual Global Moms Relay, an annual campaign co-created by Johnson & Johnson and the United Nations Foundation to improve the health and wellbeing of families worldwide. More
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
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