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Press Centre (9/2017)

27 empty school buses in Manhattan draw attention to 27 million children out-of-school in conflict zones

UNICEF calls on world leaders to prioritize education in emergencies 


New Rankin film puts spotlight on refugee and migrant children separated from their families

Thought-provoking film in partnership with UNICEF urges the public to challenge stereotypes


“I am a child, not a threat”



Up to three quarters of children and youth face abuse, exploitation and trafficking on Mediterranean migration routes UNICEF, IOM

Children from sub-Saharan Africa targeted more than any other group, pointing to impact of discrimination and racism


Report calls on Europe to establish “safe and regular pathways” for migration


Nearly zero progress in reducing the global out-of-school rate over the past decade - UNICEF

NEW YORK, 6 September 2017– With 11.5 per cent of school-age children – or 123 million – missing out on learning today, compared to 12.8 per cent – or 135 million – in 2007, the percentage of 6-15 year olds who are out of school has barely decreased in the last decade, UNICEF said today.

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