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180mil children face bleaker prospects than their parents

According to the analysis, 180 million children live in 37 countries where they are more likely to live in extreme poverty, be out of school, or be killed by violent death than children living in those countries 20 years ago. 

Children to ‘take over’ key roles on Nov 20

UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador David Beckham, President of Chile Michelle Bachelet, singer, songwriter and actress P!nk, actress Millie Bobby Brown, singers, songwriters and musicians Chloe x Halle, legendary cricketer Sachin Tendulkar and FCB and FCB Foundation are among the many stars, leaders and organisations lending their voices to children for World Children’s Day, UNICEF has announced.

The company cleaning up the world's biggest hotels

Around the world, five million hotel soaps make their way to landfills every single day.

But Clean the World aims turn those discarded slabs into a life-changing commodity.

With recycling centers in the United States and Hong Kong, the not-for-profit corporation has partnered with 5,000 hotels internationally to recycle soap from nearly one million hotel rooms daily, distributing them instead to families, schools and organizations in need.

​The largest buyer of children’s vaccines

The figures, released during World Immunization Week, make UNICEF the largest buyer of vaccines for children in the world.

Nigeria, Pakistan and Afghanistan, the three remaining polio-endemic countries, each received more doses of vaccines than any other country, with almost 450 million doses of vaccines procured to children in Nigeria, 395 million in Pakistan and over 150 million in Afghanistan. UNICEF is the lead procurement agency for the Global Polio Eradication Initiative.

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PNG urged to prepare for wet season

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Papua New Guinea must prepare for the wet season already occurring, says the PNG National Weather Service (PNGNWS).

Governors sign Kroton Option

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UN officials acknowledge Government’s progress on child protection systems

“I congratulate the Government of PNG for passing and gazetting the Lukautim Pikinini Act, 2015 and we look forward to its implementation,”  Ismail said in a media statement.

UNICEF Country Representative, Ismail made these remarks during a reception at Airways Hotel, on Thursday, December 15, 2016, in honour of two visiting United Nations female officials.

David Beckham: Stand up for children everywhere

During a preseason tour with the club to Thailand in 2001, I visited a local child protection center that was providing vital support to children as young as five who'd experienced violence and abuse. Seeing the organization's incredible work firsthand had a great impact on me, especially as my son Brooklyn was just 2 years old at the time, and as a new father I wanted to do what I could to help.

Katy Perry gets charity award for her work with children

The politician, who was defeated by Donald Trump, got a standing ovation as she walked onstage in New York.

Unicef's Audrey Hepburn Humanitarian Award was handed to the singer in recognition of her work with vulnerable children and as a goodwill ambassador.

Hillary's appearance at the Snowflake Ball was a surprise to most people.

She has only made one other public appearance since conceding the election.

On stage, she described Katy Perry as someone who has "the spirit and the energy and the compassion that Audrey Hepburn brought to her work from Unicef".

International Children’s Forum to be launched

The government, through the Department for Community Development together with major partner UNICEF and other partners like, Save the Children, Child Fund, World Vision, Buk bilong Pikinini and others, will be joining in on this launch.

With the theme; “Let the children speak”, the event will coincide with International Children’s Day.

The day will see the children entertain the public. They will also be sharing with us how they wish to see their future.

Minister Gore announces launch of Children’s Forum

The Lukautim Pikinini Act Section 14 Sub Section F calls for a Bi- Annual Forum for children to meet to discuss issues that affect them.

Minister for Religion, Youth and Community Development, Delilah Gore announced the launching of the Children’s Forum which will take place on November 30 at the Sir John Guise.

Since the launch of the Lukautim Pikinini Act 2015, Department for of Religion, Youth and Community Development has completed the regulations with the assistance of the Constitutional Law and Reform Commission.