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Gucci Shopper Bag Sold in Support of UNICEF

— This holiday season, the Gucci ‘Nice’ bag, specially designed by Creative Director Frida Giannini, supports UNICEF.  This pink-tan leather bag is available at Gucci stores worldwide and at www.gucci.com. 25 percent of the retail sales price of each bag purchased by May 31, 2014, will benefit UNICEF’s “Schools for Africa” and “Schools for Asia” initiatives, […]

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UNICEF Haiyan Relief: What’s Inside the Blue Bucket?

UNICEF Philippines Representative Tomoo Hozumi carries a UNICEF family hygiene kit at Tacloban airport. The hygiene kits and other supplies were airlifted into Tacloban on November 15.

— Kini Schoop, public relations director for the U.S. Fund for UNICEF, just returned from the Philippines where she was working with media and collecting stories about UNICEF’s effort to aid children and families affected by the storm. The blue bucket — it’s the UNICEF family hygiene kit, and thousands have been distributed across the Philippines in […]

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New Report: 11,000 Children Killed in Syria Since 2011

Children at the Kawergosk camp for Syrian refugees, just west of Erbil, Iraq. © UNICEF/NYHQ2013-1015/ALESSIO ROMENZI

— 11,420 children have been killed in Syria’s conflict over the last 30 months according to a report released yesterday by the London-based Oxford Research Group. The report, Stolen Futures: The Hidden Toll of Child Casualties in Syria, details the extent to which children are this war’s true victims, often deliberately targeted for killing. Seven out […]

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Infographic: UNICEF Response to Typhoon Haiyan

— Here’s a look at how UNICEF is responding to the emergency in the Philippines.  

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— A weekly news roundup highlighting the best of the FieldNotes blog and online coverage of UNICEF issues. Best of the FieldNotes Blog Restoring water to Tacloban A major water treatment plant is back online after Typhoon Haiyan. Video: A UNICEF water expert on the streets of the typhoon-smashed city. The untold story of Tacloban and […]

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Montblanc’s “Signature for Good” Campaign Gives Children the Gift of Education

— This holiday, Montblanc is giving the gift of education to children in Africa, Asia, and Latin American through its “Signature for Good” campaign.  Launched in February 2013, this year-long worldwide cause-related marketing campaign is the fourth global initiative between Montblanc and UNICEF. The partnership has generated more than $5 million over the past nine years […]

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