UNICEF USA Must Reads
A weekly news roundup highlighting the best of the FieldNotes blog and online coverage of UNICEF issues.
Best of the FieldNotes Blog
Stranded on the Nile
- UNICEF responds to a surge of displaced people from South Sudan.
“We are running against time.”
- In West Africa, UNICEF races to stop the spread of Ebola.
Hopeful signs in Ukraine
- Amid the unrest, UNICEF looks out for children.
UNICEF Issues in the News
Author of The Kite Runner visits Syria
- Khalid Husseini says his “eyes were opened to the full crushing impact of this war” after visiting refugees in northern Iraq.
A new path for global development?
- A nuanced look at the strategic changes championed by the head of USAID, in the New York Times.
Photos: Genocide, 20 years later
- Images from the ceremony in Kigali held to remember victims of the Rwandan genocide.
Case study: UNICEF Tap Project
- A professional web developers’ magazine dissects the technology that made this year’s Tap app so cool.
Closer to goal
- Saudi Arabia’s Shura Council has a suggestion: let girls play sports.
And one more…
“Strength in what remains.”
- From Burundi to Ireland to New York City and back, the inspiring story of Deo Niyizonkiza and his efforts to heal the wounds of violence.