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Deadly war weapons endanger lives of over 220,000 children in eastern Ukraine – UNICEF
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Wednesday, 20 December 2017
Deadly war weapons endanger lives of over 220,000 children in eastern Ukraine – UNICEF
Landmines, unexploded ordnance and other explosive remnants of war threaten the lives of over 220,000 children in eastern Ukraine, the United Nations Children's Fund has warned, calling on all parties to the conflict to immediately end the use of the lethal weapons and allow mine clearance activities to begin.Read Full Article ...
 
UNICEF airlifts six million doses of vaccines to children in Yemen
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Wednesday, 20 December 2017
UNICEF airlifts six million doses of vaccines to children in Yemen
A plane charted by the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) landed in Sana’a, Yemen, on Thursday, delivering nearly 6 million doses of essential vaccines to...
 
UNICEF says 2017 has been a ‘very difficult year’ for children in Central African Republic
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Monday, 18 December 2017
UNICEF says 2017 has been a ‘very difficult year’ for children in Central African Republic
For children and women in the Central African Republic, 2017 has been a very difficult year and sadly, the situation is not expected to improve in the coming m...
 
DR Congo: UN officials hail landmark convictions, life sentences in Kavumu child rape cases
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Monday, 18 December 2017
DR Congo: UN officials hail landmark convictions, life sentences in Kavumu child rape cases
The United Nations envoys dealing with sexual violence in conflict and the head of the Organization’s peacekeeping mission in the Democratic Republic of the Co...
 
UN envoy welcomes new Somali policy on role of youth in peacebuilding
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Sunday, 17 December 2017
UN envoy welcomes new Somali policy on role of youth in peacebuilding
Welcoming the launch of a national policy for young people in Somalia, the United Nations Youth Envoy expressed hope that with the new policy, young Somalis wi...
 
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