Israeli-Palestinian conflict inflicting mental harm on region's children: UNICEF

The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) today voiced concern for the children being killed and injured in the ongoing Israeli-Palestinian conflict, noting that surveys have shown that youngsters in the region were experiencing more emotional problems than a year ago.

Polio immunization drive for Afghan children faced no major problems, UNICEF says

A three-day polio immunization campaign in Afghanistan has concluded with no major problems reported, according to a spokesman for the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), which helped to lead the effort.

UNICEF raises $60 million through art auction

The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has raised more than $60 million through the auction of an art collection bequeathed to the agency by a Belgian benefactor.