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UNICEF Opens Classrooms for Children in CAR

Students at the temporary learning space at Grande Seminaire in Bangui, the capital of the Central African Republic. ©UNICEFCAR/2014/Logan

— The situation for children in the Central African Republic is alarming. They have been displaced by violence, separated from their families, even made targets of atrocities as the impoverished country descends into conflict and chaos. Children’s education has been disrupted, too. Over the past year, an inspection of 176 schools found that 65 percent had […]

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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 Putting data to good use UNICEF uses innovative new tools to reach the most disadvantaged of the world’s 2.2 billion children. The war against children in Syria A new U.N. report says more […]

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The State of the World’s Children 2014: Putting Data to Use in the Fight for Children’s Rights

The world made a set of promises to children 25 years ago when it adopted the Convention on the Rights of the Child. Have we kept those promises? Find out in UNICEF's The State of the World’s Children 2014 in Numbers: http://uni.cf/data

— UNICEF has just launched a year of heavy emphasis on numbers — numbers that show how much progress the world has made since it adopted a Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) and what more needs to be done to ensure that 25 year-old-promise to the world’s children is kept. UNICEF’s flagship report State […]

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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 A win for UNICEF on Capitol Hill Congress approves $132 million for UNICEF, and the U.S. Fund’s Martin Rendon drills down to explain the process. How can you can help fight child trafficking? […]

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Why I Give to the Bridge Fund

Ian Rosenfield and Susanne Caballero at the 2014 UNICEF Ball in Los Angeles.

— Ian Rosenfield is the first board chair of the U.S. Fund for UNICEF’s Northwest Region. He and his wife Susanne Caballero have supported the Bridge Fund since its creation. They recently provided $100,000 in grant support that will allow the Bridge Fund to continue to provide flexible capital for UNICEF emergency supply needs. We spoke to Ian […]

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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 Paying tribute to UNICEF staff killed in Kabul UNICEF lost two valued colleagues last week in a terrorist bombing at a café in Kabul. Ms. Basra Hassan and Dr. Nasreen Khan were integral […]

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