2 July 2020

UNICEF Supply Annual Report 2010

Copenhagen, 2 July 2020 The UNICEF 2019 Supply Annual Report provides insights into the scaling up efforts that UNICEF and partners undertook in 2019. In 2019, UNICEF procured $3.826 billion in goods and services for children in 150 countries and areas. This includes life-saving commodities to improve the health, education, safety and well-being of [...]

26 June 2020

Despite disruptions, UNICEF delivers critical life-saving supplies to over 100 countries in response to the COVID-19 pandemic

New York/Copenhagen, 26 June 2020 With the COVID-19 pandemic upending the lives of millions of children around the world, UNICEF is delivering life-saving supplies despite unprecedented transport and logistical constraints caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. “From supply shortages to transport constraints, COVID-19 has brought enormous challenges to our supply operations,” said UNICEF Executive Director [...]

23 May 2019

Protect the rights of children of foreign fighters stranded in Syria and Iraq

New York, 21 May 2019 – Statement by UNICEF Executive Director Henrietta Fore “The thousands of children of foreign fighters languishing in camps, detention centers or orphanages in Syria, Iraq and elsewhere are among the world’s most vulnerable children. They live in appalling conditions amid constant threats to their health, safety and well-being. They have [...]

15 April 2019

One month on from Cyclone Idai, 1.6 million children still reeling from its impact – UNICEF

NEW YORK/ BEIRA/CHIMANIMANI/LILONGWE, 14 APRIL 2019 – At least 1.6 million children need urgent assistance – in healthcare, nutrition, protection, education, water and sanitation – one month after Cyclone Idai devastated parts of Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe, UNICEF said today. Any prolonged interruption in access to essential services could lead to disease outbreaks and spikes in [...]

6 March 2019

H.R.H. Princess Benedikte visits UN City and the UNICEF warehouse

6 March 2019 - Danish Princess Benedikte was welcomed by Executive Director of UNOPS and UN Under-Secretary-General, Grete Faremo, when she arrived at UN City Tuesday morning March 5. The main purpose of the visit was to give the Princess an insight into the 11 UN agencies located in UN City and the work [...]

14 January 2019

Millie Bobby Brown visits UNICEF global supply hub in Denmark

COPENHAGEN/NEW YORK, 11 January 2018 – UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador and Emmy-nominated actress Millie Bobby Brown helped pack supplies for some of the world’s most vulnerable children during a visit to UNICEF’s global supply headquarters in Copenhagen this week. Brown helped assemble Early Childhood Development kits, which offer children living in conflict and disaster areas [...]

2 January 2019

New Year’s Babies: Over 395,000 children will be born worldwide on New Year’s Day – UNICEF

New York, 1 January 2019 –  An estimated 395, 072 babies will be born around the world on New Year’s Day, UNICEF said today. Of those, a quarter will be born in South Asia alone. In cities around the world, revelers will welcome not only the New Year with great festivities but also their newest [...]

20 November 2018

Millie Bobby Brown named UNICEF’s youngest-ever Goodwill Ambassador

New York, 20 November 2018 – Emmy-nominated actress Millie Bobby Brown has been announced as UNICEF’s newest Goodwill Ambassador. The appointment – marked on World Children’s Day at United Nations Headquarters and the Empire State Building in New York – makes the 14-year-old UNICEF’s youngest-ever Goodwill Ambassador. “It’s a dream come true to become a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador,” said Brown. “It’s [...]