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UNICEF Media @UNICEFmedia New York, New York

Latest news, breaking stories and broadcast quality content from UNICEF's media team at our headquarters in New York. Email us at press@unicef.org

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"Schools bombed. Communities flattened. Bodies broken. Minds shattered. Families torn apart. Futures — and hopes —… https://t.co/Jk3F3XbgFuI will be making a statement to the Security Council on Syria in a few minutes. Watch live at @UNWebTV. https://t.co/bc3VNF3BTq
Retweeted by UNICEF Media"In the longer term attacks on schools make children frightened to go to school, parents afraid to send their child… https://t.co/8jah6us9rgThis account by ⁦@kfahim⁩ really packs a punch: Infants have died in the cold or suffocated in their tents as their… https://t.co/u0kGInToBS
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2/27
2020
'Children have withered away because of severe malnutrition as their parents desperately search for food. In bedroo… https://t.co/Al8Q343mZM"Schools and other education facilities are a sanctuary for children. Attacking them is a grave violation of childr… https://t.co/fNQaor32kr'Children freeze to death as attack prompts largest exodus of the Syrian war. Many are living in tents or sleeping… https://t.co/LcPIuug9JfToday, 15 children child soldiers were released in South Sudan after being taken as prisoners of war during clashes… https://t.co/mDeMLoomMVA must-read report by @ninalakhani on how lead is poisoning America's poorest children https://t.co/57knChl3kQAlmost 950,000 people, including almost 570,000 children have been forced to flee since December 2019. Indiscrimi… https://t.co/7S9XjNUafr
2/26
2020
@Channel4News Best wishes to you @jonsnowC4'In Kenya, one million girls miss school each month because they cannot afford sanitary pads," reports @miire06 for… https://t.co/i50eXrKrkHGirls and women leading the way to a better world for all. 💙 https://t.co/izXzK26HdmSo happy to see these girls together - between them they’ve mobilized more armies for good than any leader today!… https://t.co/UKIGOfgh9M
Retweeted by UNICEF MediaAlmost 570,000 children have now been displaced by the escalation in violence in northwest Syria. Many families h… https://t.co/NX1w0r71CK
2/25
2020
Climate change: Schools failing us, say pupils - BBC News https://t.co/1DSyunfkl2
Retweeted by UNICEF MediaHow has the world improved for girls 25 years after the historic Beijing Declaration? UNICEF’s new report launchi… https://t.co/1GiUUSPuF2More than 80% of those newly displaced are women and children. The escalation in hostilities, combined with hars… https://t.co/5PyfLb1FHc
2/24
2020
If #schoolstrike4climate movement needed any intellectual firepower from adults, this is it: not one country is loo… https://t.co/wDTJljmHfP
Retweeted by UNICEF MediaNo single country is adequately protecting children’s health, their environment and their futures, finds a landmark… https://t.co/CURxoKXfjbAlcohol. Fast food. Gambling. Unregulated marketing is exposing children to harmful products. Here’s how it makes… https://t.co/pkuRDsacUk
Retweeted by UNICEF Media“From the climate crisis to obesity and harmful commercial marketing, children around the world are having to conte… https://t.co/ptO1SwAd54All children deserve a future where they can thrive on a safe and healthy planet. But we are failing them dismally… https://t.co/miXB2tVji1
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2/21
2020
As violence escalates, 37 children among those killed and injured in the attack in Al-Jawf, north of Yemen https://t.co/XIircqgTbmThink of your own children when you read this. Will you be the first generation ever not willing to sacrifice your… https://t.co/nDChYoGNod
Retweeted by UNICEF Media"People who only see the conflict on the news can be forgiven for mistaking the soaring civilian death tolls as col… https://t.co/OrpZYbtgXJ"The carnage in northwest Syria continues to exact a horrific toll on children. It is time for the guns to go sile… https://t.co/grAJ8TGN4v
Retweeted by UNICEF MediaQ: Which countries offer a 'flourishing' future for the world’s children? A: Not a single one, warns @WHOhttps://t.co/e4bYq1IYBZ
Retweeted by UNICEF MediaAs violence escalates, 37 children among those killed and injured in the attack in Al-Jawf, north of Yemen. Read t… https://t.co/snfxN0rEAq
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2/20
2020
@GretaThunberg @WHO @TheLancet Thanks Greta. We're proud to be a part of the report as it carries such a crucial me… https://t.co/0v73jn1EQRThe #UK is one of the worst places in the world when it comes to delivering on emission targets while exploitative… https://t.co/AzjOrzTkOBTack @GretaThunberg för att du lyfter vår viktiga rapport om barns hälsa och framtid! 💙 #klimatet https://t.co/gz4ppMo6vG
Retweeted by UNICEF Media.@WHO, @UNICEF and @TheLancet just launched a report showing the world’s decision makers are, too often, failing to… https://t.co/XPTEgsdTgS
Retweeted by UNICEF Media @GretaThunberg @WHO @TheLancet A global movement for children can't succeed without young people at the heart. Tha… https://t.co/gc8ZrMposi
Retweeted by UNICEF MediaWealthy nations are letting young people down by failing to curb emissions, says new report https://t.co/YuLlMpQ9qJhttps://t.co/Cfo3vvlH6D
Retweeted by UNICEF MediaLed by Helen Clark and Awa Coll-Seck, our new WHO-UNICEF-Lancet Commission on the Future for the World’s Children:… https://t.co/UkBD2kA1Ye
Retweeted by UNICEF Media"Every child facing 'existential threats'." Report from @WHO & @TheLancet: "Every country in the world is failing t… https://t.co/K2PFHDlnn3
Retweeted by UNICEF MediaUn nuevo informe de @UNICEFenEspanol @opsoms y @TheLancet detalla que las emisiones de gases #CO2 y la publicidad a… https://t.co/R3qsjpJ1j7
Retweeted by UNICEF MediaDérèglement climatique, malbouffe, marketing des fabricants de tabac... La santé des enfants fait face partout à un… https://t.co/QtoqwaPBq0
Retweeted by UNICEF Media"Climate change is threatening their futures as it threatens our planet. Fires, floods, air pollution, heat stress,… https://t.co/ym5rjnTpxi"Today, we’re calling on governments, businesses, communities and partners, across all sectors, to put children’s h… https://t.co/B4Ba7ssPkgNo single country is adequately protecting children’s health, their environment and their futures. A landmark repo… https://t.co/3hzKQPxcv5
Retweeted by UNICEF MediaChildren facing uncertain future, experts warn https://t.co/uQLmiiKWKP
Retweeted by UNICEF Media"When you look at the damage being done to children's lungs by air pollution, we've got a very limited time to sort… https://t.co/85lgdPXEfSJennifer Requejo from ⁦@UNICEF⁩ flags solutions to improve children’s health in this ⁦@Telegraph⁩ article: “Urban p… https://t.co/3fq6MEfV5b⁦Stefan Peterson from Unicef : “Children living in the poorest countries are facing the brunt of a changing climate… https://t.co/AE0TbLgVIdChildren prey to online ads of harmful products, regulation needed: U.N. study - Article by ⁦@StephNebehay⁩ ⁦… https://t.co/kfJu3hbHEZChildren facing uncertain future, experts warn - BBC News ⁦@WHO⁩ ⁦@TheLancet⁩ https://t.co/rpNRAjxz2CClimate disruption threatens health and future of all children, commission warns , article via ⁦@Reuters⁩ by ⁦… https://t.co/2N69rbBIPs"No country is in the right place with adequately making children flourish today and in the future," said Dr. Stefa… https://t.co/aoE9lUuPxm
2/19
2020
World failing to provide children with a healthy life and a climate fit for their future: WHO-UNICEF-Lancet… https://t.co/ASHiATg3nc"I hope when people read my book they would understand that children do have an opinion that they should share with… https://t.co/gYEsF11ggzNigerian entrepreneur Ubaidurrahman Sulaiman has developed technology to combat 90,000 women a year dying from cook… https://t.co/HtTynBQfPS
Retweeted by UNICEF Media"Untenable, even by Syria’s grim standards,” said Henrietta Fore, UNICEF Executive Director. “Such abject disregard… https://t.co/kI5rZebPGU
Retweeted by UNICEF MediaTOMORROW: @WHO @UNICEF & @TheLancet launch a major new report repositioning every aspect of #childhealth through th… https://t.co/onJ2IGLGqy
Retweeted by UNICEF Media"The more experienced people in the field used to talk among themselves that Peter Salama is the future of humanita… https://t.co/NxmpFh1dpW
Retweeted by UNICEF Media“Children and families are caught between the violence, the biting cold, the lack of food and the desperate living… https://t.co/UWfTvSKZPN
Retweeted by UNICEF MediaOver half a million children in northwest Syria forced to flee amid continued violence and harsh weather… https://t.co/JlPLJ7BhhB
2/18
2020
The Jeff Bezos has announced a new initiative — called the Bezos Earth Fund — to back scientists, activists and org… https://t.co/jh0dgIsGl2
Retweeted by UNICEF MediaHow Mongolia's love affair with coal is affecting children via @AJEnglish #AirPollution https://t.co/HXOkix3yi1
2/17
2020
An important and powerful reminder of why representation matters, report by @asmeleah https://t.co/zpiMufYYdi800,000 Syrians have fled in the past three months. Some crowd into trucks. Others go on foot. @nytimes shows… https://t.co/0HGApniSUQGreat article by ⁦@AndrewJacobsNYT⁩ on how warning labels on unhealthy foods in #Chile are making all the difference https://t.co/eqVHRtxuXM📢 1 week! @WHO @unicef & @TheLancet launch a major new report repositioning every aspect of #childhealth through th… https://t.co/4hYKbc0qkg
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2/14
2020
The Renegade is one of the biggest things on the internet, yet the creator of the viral dance is relatively unknown… https://t.co/NyIUp6VNje
2/13
2020
Critical support for former child soldiers in #SouthSudan at risk from lack of funding @unicefssudanhttps://t.co/zRGVcXDH3D
2/12
2020
When Rose Kalemba was 14 years old she was raped. A video of the violent attack was uploaded on a porn site by her… https://t.co/8XbKOCOvEcAir pollution has major impact on children in sport, study warns https://t.co/GEH5hUcbAX
Retweeted by UNICEF MediaTo anyone who has ever been bullied online, you are not alone. This #SaferInternetDay, TikTok Superstars… https://t.co/OMfevicRuh
Retweeted by UNICEF Media'In addition to the floods, cyclones and droughts, Madagascar is in a constant state of emergency because of poor d… https://t.co/gcPSiVwd9Z"UNICEF is deeply saddened at reports that three students were injured due to an explosion near Al Jeel Al Saed sch… https://t.co/NESVAMYTf7
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2/11
2020
Although progress towards ending #FGM is not moving fast enough attitudes are changing, new UNICEF analysis shows.… https://t.co/gTjDlMkR9pTwo Oscar-nominated documentaries show the impact of the Syrian War on women https://t.co/nTsOBylRMx
Retweeted by UNICEF MediaThe loudest calls for change are coming from students – young, racially diverse, digitally savvy, passionate about… https://t.co/YM31KTG7FW
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2/7
2020
Measles cases rose alarmingly in 2019, affecting hundreds of thousands of children and claiming many young lives.… https://t.co/Kq8uuDgSav
Retweeted by UNICEF MediaMeasles vaccine drive aims to protect 45 million children in Africa, Asia - ⁦@Reuters⁩ #VaccinesWork https://t.co/YQ38V0Mucn @unicefchief Attitudes are changing. Adolescent girls are more likely than older women to oppose #FGM. In Egypt, Si… https://t.co/ywY5GTxDVe“Doctor-sanctioned mutilation is still mutilation. Trained health-care professionals who perform FGM violate girls’… https://t.co/9QYWsQ8XmNAround 1 in 4 girls and women who have undergone female genital mutilation were cut by health personnel, according… https://t.co/MqiTWkpg4Q"One year on from peace agreement, the lives of millions of children across the Central African Republic continue t… https://t.co/l5R3dAiPgC
2/6
2020
A drone academy in Malawi that is funded by @UNICEF plans to train 150 students and run a tuition-free master's deg… https://t.co/DKqCWbyzZs
Retweeted by UNICEF Media“Sesame Street” began as an experiment in television and became a global model for early-childhood education. https://t.co/owSjhnxXIF“The measles vaccine is safe, effective & low-cost – there is no reason children should still be dying of this dise… https://t.co/nyDRlcFOrv👏 Paid parental leave for mothers AND fathers = better care for babies in the crucial first months of life.… https://t.co/ETa2tLcm46
Retweeted by UNICEF Media“@BTS_twt does good for the world” she told me, before sending me a link to one of the band’s emotional, ethereal v… https://t.co/tQoKkIv5gTA new vaccination campaign will aim to vaccinate 45 million children in seven developing countries over the next si… https://t.co/y8UiDeJ9Lr
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2/5
2020
📆 Today, we commemorate a big step for #Haiti: no case of cholera has been confirmed since February 4, 2019. This… https://t.co/EsVqNA8F50
Retweeted by UNICEF MediaIt’s been almost a year since Instagram pledged to reduce the spread of vaccine-related misinformation on its platf… https://t.co/IZg4M9goYa
2/4
2020
The first medical flight out of Sana'a Yemen today offers a reprieve to #children who have been unable to access sp… https://t.co/CCoJj6esh0
Retweeted by UNICEF MediaUNICEF, @FAO and @WFP raise alarm in the Central Sahel where millions face hunger amid rapidly escalating humanitar… https://t.co/mX43Wlrc1nAround 700 children are among some 2,000 migrants and asylum seekers stranded in the Mexican border city of Matamor… https://t.co/qy4t0NUe2Z
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2/3
2020
The crisis in northwest Syria is turning into a child protection crisis of unprecedented scale. Violence over the p… https://t.co/eb5cDZhILq
2/1
2020
African youth activists warn of 'great danger' from climate chaos, reports @lauriegoering for @TRF_Stories “If on… https://t.co/6b9EuXw6wDThey have “helped young people open up about their own experiences of violence and bullying and encouraged love and… https://t.co/Zptrc05FA4
1/31
2020
.@WHO has just declared the outbreak of the novel #coronavirus a public health emergency of international concern.… https://t.co/wIFpi3uj8T
Retweeted by UNICEF MediaWe're not fighting hard enough against the top killer of children : @unicefchief ⁦@KevinAtSave⁩ in ⁦@devex⁩… https://t.co/EgavPQh0AiReally thrilled to write this piece @ElPais_esp with my friend @unicefchief @UNICEF @PalomaUnicef - to mark the Glo… https://t.co/s6SYoTUniR
Retweeted by UNICEF MediaEvery 39 seconds, a child dies from pneumonia. We know how to prevent this. Let’s carry forward the momentum buil… https://t.co/PcAAN6AFYM
Retweeted by UNICEF MediaTo #StopPneumonia for children like Giang, we must invest in quality health care while addressing the root causes.… https://t.co/sCD8VdTTmD
Retweeted by UNICEF MediaPneumonia kills more children than any other infectious disease, and almost all of these deaths are preventable. O… https://t.co/RfwPJPg1g4
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1/30
2020

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