On UNICEF trip, Belafonte urges stronger birth registration efforts in Africa

Calling birth registration a fundamental human right, one of the United Nations Children's Fund's (UNICEF) Goodwill Ambassadors, singer/actor Harry Belafonte, today urged African countries to register all births.

Harry Belafonte urges all countries to end school fees, UNICEF reports

The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) today reported that its Goodwill Ambassador, Harry Belafonte, has issued a call on all developing countries today to follow Kenya's example and permanently abolish primary school fees.

Senior UN official appointed to executive post at UNICEF

The head of the United Nations plan to refurbish its New York headquarters has been appointed the Deputy Executive Director of the UN Children's Fund (UNICEF), effective from 1 March.