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Elvis Mitchell, UNICEF Help Launch Greenwich Film Fest The Greenwich International Film Festival, which will hold its inaugural edition June 4-7, has tapped Elvis Mitchell as marquee director and has created a charity partnership with UNICEF. The fest will schedule over 25 films; the call for entry opens Sept
Variety.com | Aug 30, 2014 4:50 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Amid multiple crises UN children's agency deploys largest aid operation ever in a single month This August the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) shipped 1,000 metric tonnes of life-saving supplies for children caught in the world's most urgent crises -- the largest emergency supply operation in the organization's history in a single mon
UN News Centre | Aug 26, 2014 5:43 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
UNICEF honours life, tireless work of Goodwill Ambassador Richard Attenborough With the passing of Lord Richard Attenborough, 'the world has lost not only a great voice, but a great soul', said United Nation Children's Fund (UNICEF) Executive Director Anthony Lake today as the agency remembered the life of its Goodwill Ambassa
UN News Centre | Aug 25, 2014 11:44 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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UNICEF Airlifts Supplies to Liberia The U.N. childrens fund UNICEF has begun airlifting emergency supplies to Liberia, the country hardest hit by the West Africa Ebola epidemic. A cargo plane carrying nearly 70 metric tons arrived in Monrovia on Saturday. UNICEFs Representative in Liberia S
Voice of America | Aug 25, 2014 4:12 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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New Rise in HIV/AIDS Cases Among Young in Thailand Thailand's young people are facing a new rise in HIV infections - the virus that causes AIDS. Researchers say they are finding it tougher to reach at-risk populations with messages about safer sex. In a report released Monday, UNICEF says 70 percent of al
Voice of America | Aug 25, 2014 02:21 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
'Basic health care cannot be Ebola's next casualty', says UNICEF, ramping up support to Liberia As part of the overall United Nations push to assist West Africa in battling the worst outbreak of Ebola in history, a cargo plane carrying 68 metric tonnes of supplies from the UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) landed today in the Liberian capital, Monrovia
UN News Centre | Aug 23, 2014 05:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Gaza: UN says over 370,000 Palestinian children in need of 'psycho-social first aid' The top UNICEF field officer in Gaza reported today that at least nine more Palestinian children have been killed there in the last 48 hours, bringing the total to 469 since early July, saying that there is not a single family in the tiny enclave that has
UN News Centre | Aug 21, 2014 7:44 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Gaza Cost Far Exceeds Estimate, Official Says Hundreds of thousands more Gazans have been displaced than the United Nations thought was possible in an emergency, a Unicef official said.
New York Times | Aug 21, 2014 02:15 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Une lueur d'amour pour l'avenir : ET Solar et l'UNICEF lanceront une sortie ducative pour le bien-tre de l'enfance MUNICH, 16août2014 /PRNewswire/ --ET Solar Energy Corp. («ET Solar»), fournisseur leader de solutions énergétiques intelligentes, annonce aujourd'hui le lancement prochain d'une sortie éducative
PR Newswire | Aug 16, 2014 5:15 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
UNICEF Report: Africa's Population Could Hit 4 Billion By 2100 UNICEF predicts that Africa will have more than 4 billion people by 2100. Depending on how Africa's governments handle the upswing, that could mean a boom in the economy or a rise in mass poverty.
NPR.org | Aug 13, 2014 8:33 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend