UNICEF Egypt holds seminar on early childhood development

Fri, 20 May 2022 - 12:01 GMT

UNICEF and the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab Middle East and North Africa (J-PAL MENA) at The American University in Cairo (AUC) co-hosted a seminar titled “Early Childhood development: Guiding investments in long-term human capital development in Egypt”.

Egypt’s Justice Ministry, UNICEF sign MoU on judicial protection of children’s rights

Thu, 17 Mar 2022 - 10:59 GMT

The MoU seeks to ensure the establishment of ideal child courts across Egypt, a country that has few juvenile courts and where children serve sentences in special institutions.

Japan and UNICEF sign exchange notes to expand COVID-19 vaccination in Egypt

Mon, 21 Feb 2022 - 12:39 GMT

UNICEF and the Government of Japan signed and exchanged notes for a new collaboration between UNICEF and the Embassy of Japan titled ‘Expanding COVID-19 Vaccination in Egypt’ at the premises of the Ministry of International Cooperation. This collaboration aims to support the COVID-19 vaccination in Egypt and to establish effective cold chain systems for vaccines storage.

UNICEF, Japan launch $3.4M-worth project to support Egypt's anti-COVID-19 efforts

Sun, 20 Feb 2022 - 03:01 GMT

UNICEF and Japan signed Sunday memoranda of understanding (MoUs) to launch the project.

'It Takes a Village' movie wins Best Short Documentary award at New York Movie Awards

Thu, 10 Feb 2022 - 10:56 GMT

UNICEF announced today that the short documentary film “It Takes a Village” has won the “Best Short Documentary” award at the New York Movie Awards.

Catherine Russell assumes functions as new UNICEF Executive Director

Tue, 01 Feb 2022 - 10:23 GMT

Catherine Russell took office today as UNICEF’s new Executive Director, becoming the fourth woman to lead the organization in its 75-year history.

UNICEF's awareness campaigns reach 33M Egyptians

Thu, 23 Dec 2021 - 04:03 GMT

1.3 million citizens benefited from disinfection and eradication services, as well as support and support for 250,000 women and children with social care services, as well as strengthening health services for about 3 million mothers and children.

Egypt’s Min. of Tourism & Antiquities attends celebration of 75th anniversary of UNICEF establishment

Thu, 23 Dec 2021 - 11:02 GMT

The Pyramids of Giza were lit up for an hour in blue, the official color of the United Nations and UNICEF.

Pyramids, Sphinx turned blue marking 75th anniversary of UNICEF

Thu, 23 Dec 2021 - 08:19 GMT

Today, in a high-level function under the auspices of and attended by His Excellency Sameh Shoukry, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Arab Republic of Egypt, UNICEF celebrated with national counterparts the 75th anniversary (UNICEF@75) of the establishment of UNICEF.

WHO, UNICEF calls for prioritizing vaccinating teachers against COVID-19

Mon, 30 Aug 2021 - 09:06 GMT

The World Health Organization [WHO] called on prioritizing vaccinating teachers against COVID-19 all around the world.

August 9 marks International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples 2021

Mon, 09 Aug 2021 - 01:30 GMT

Indigenous peoples are endowed with a great diversity of unique cultures, traditions, languages and knowledge systems.

Instagram Launches Nation-Wide Awareness Campaign Addressing Online Bullying

Tue, 17 Nov 2020 - 02:30 GMT

Instagram, in partnership with Egypt’s National Council for Women, Egypt’s National Council for Childhood and Motherhood, and UNICEF Egypt; has launched حاسبوا_على_كلامكم# - an online bullying awareness campaign across Egypt.

Minister of International Cooperation, UNICEF Expand Partnership to Support Children and Youth’s Economic and Social Empowerment

Sun, 18 Oct 2020 - 10:50 GMT

Minister of International Cooperation, Dr. Rania Al-Mashat, met with Ted Chaiban, UNICEF Regional Director for the Middle East and North Africa.

UNICEF reports acknowledge crimes of Muslim Brotherhood in political exploiting children

Sun, 27 Sep 2020 - 12:36 GMT

The Muslim Brotherhood terrorist group has a long history of exploiting children for political purposes to achieve chaos in various countries of the Middle East, including Egypt.

UNICEF supports Egypt’s efforts in confronting coronavirus by $17M

Mon, 22 Jun 2020 - 03:57 GMT

Mashat pointed out the importance of the partnership between UNICEF and the development partners such as the United States Agency for International Development.

UNICEF: Number of children living in household poverty to soar by up to 86 million by end of year

Thu, 28 May 2020 - 10:37 GMT

Countries across Europe and Central Asia could see the most significant increase, up to 44 percent across the region. Latin America and the Caribbean could see a 22 percent increase.

UNICEF welcomes Sudan's criminalization of female genital mutilation

Fri, 01 May 2020 - 04:14 GMT

According to the UN, nearly nine out of 10 Sudanese women aged 15 to 49 have been cut, UNICEF reports.

2020 anti-polio vaccination campaign to kick off Feb. 16

Fri, 31 Jan 2020 - 05:25 GMT

The campaign includes Egyptian and foreign children from the age of one day to five years old.

UNICEF: 1.3 million people in need of humanitarian aid in Cameroon

Fri, 21 Jun 2019 - 03:08 GMT

Thousands of people lack access or have reduced access to basic services such as healthcare and safe drinking water, and livelihoods have been destroyed.

Egypt hosts regional conference on child marriage, FGM

Wed, 19 Jun 2019 - 10:06 GMT

A regional conference on child marriage and Female genital mutilation (FGM) will be hosted in Egypt on June 19 and June 20.