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
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
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
Stars To Take Part In Bloomberg Tradebook Charity Day Today

Stars To Take Part In Bloomberg Tradebook Charity Day Today Oct 27, 2016

Bloomberg Tradebook’s annual Charity Day, now in its fifth year, will bring together employees and celebrity guests on October 27th to raise funds in support of charitable causes around the globe. 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