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UNICEF NZ calls on young global citizens to attend Wellington Youth Congress

9 April 2015

UNICEF New Zealand is inviting young people from across New Zealand to attend the UNICEF NZ Youth Congress in Wellington from July 10-12, 2015.  They will join 11 other youth from around New Zealand who are currently UNICEF NZ Youth Ambassadors.  Interested attendees are asked to... Read article

2 April 2015

UNICEF prepares for Typhoon Maysak (local name Chedeng)

The Philippines is bracing for Super Typhoon Maysak (local name Chedeng) as it enters the country’s... Read article

31 March 2015

UNICEF education assistance to reach 30,000 affected school-aged children in Vanuatu but big challenges remain

  As Vanuatu’s schools officially reopen UNICEF and its partners are supporting the Government... Read article

30 March 2015

UNICEF: Education more important than ever in the wake of Cyclone Pam

Children in Vanuatu have this week started to return to school, following the devastating impact of Cyclone... Read article

25 March 2015

UNICEF’s humanitarian appeal increases after full devastation of Cyclone Pam revealed

UNICEF has revised its international Cyclone Pam humanitarian appeal, announcing on Tuesday that NZD$6.3m... Read article


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