Publications & reports
UNICEF publications play a critical role in fulfilling the organisation's mandate to advocate for the rights of every child everywhere. Every year, UNICEF publishes a number of flagship reports that you will find in this section.
Progress on Sanitation and Drinking Water 2012
The world has met the Millennium Development Goal (MDG) target of halving the proportion of people without access to safe drinking water, well in advance of the MDG 2015 deadline, according to a report issued by UNICEF (UN Children’s Fund) and the World Health Organization (WHO). Between 1990 and 2010, over two billion people gained access to improved drinking water sources, such as piped supplies and protected wells.
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said, “Today we recognize a great achievement for the people of the world. This is one of the first MDG targets to be met. The successful efforts to provide greater access to drinking water are a testament to all who see the MDGs not as a dream, but as a vital…
7 March 2012
Green Paper Submission
UNICEF New Zealand has made a submission on the Governments Green Paper for Children.
You can read the document in full here:
28 February 2012
Humanitarian Action Report 2012
UNICEF (UN Children’s Fund) today launched the Humanitarian Action for Children Report 2012 – it appeals for US$1.28 billion to fund its humanitarian operations in 2012, assisting children…
27 January 2012
Little Victories for Children in Haiti Recovery
Haiti, Two years on
Two years after the earthquake that devastated parts of Haiti, the situation for children in the country is slowly improving, though challenges remain.
UNICEF is still…
18 March 2013
Child Safety Online: Global Challenges and Strategies
Although offering more opportunities for education and information than at any time in history, the Internet has also amplified the scale and potential of threats to children, says a new report from UNICEF’s…
Global HIV and AIDS Response - Progress Report 2011
This report documents the extraordinary progress achieved over the past decade in the health sector response to HIV.
Access to evidence-informed HIV prevention, testing and counselling, treatment…
1 December 2011
Child Poverty in East Asia and the Pacific: Deprivations and Disparities
Analysing the situation of children living in seven East Asia and Pacific countries with a child population over 93 million, the ‘Child Poverty in East Asia and the Pacific: Deprivations and Disparities’…
22 November 2011
Children’s Vulnerability to Climate Change and Disaster Impacts in East Asia and the Pacific
Children will be among those most affected by Climate Change. Millions of children across East Asia and the Pacific already suffer from a lack of access to clean water and proper sanitation, and…
14 November 2011
State of the Pacific Youth
View 2011 State of Pacific Youth Report
The State of Pacific Youth 2011 report by UNICEF Pacific and the Secretariat of the Pacific Community warns that not investing in youth NOW means risking…
8 September 2011
Humanitarian Action Report 2011
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The Humanitarian Action for Children Report 2011 marks the launch of UNICEF’s annual appeal to donors to assist children and women caught in the throes of…