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Canada helps UN Children's Fund jumpstart measles vaccination campaign in Angola

The Government of Canada has donated $5.5 million (Canadian) to the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) for a major measles vaccination campaign in Angola, where a recent peace deal has led to the opening of regions not accessible to aid agencies for years.

UN agency honours Cathay Pacific airlines for raising $5 million on behalf of children

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has honoured Cathay Pacific airlines for raising nearly $5 million over the past decade by encouraging its passengers to donate their unused foreign currency to the UN agency.

UNICEF names Nigerian musician Femi Kuti as new Special Representative

The United Nations Children's Fund today officially introduced internationally renowned musician Femi Anikulapo-Kuti as its newest Special Representative, lauding his critical support in the global fight against HIV/AIDS.

UNICEF highlights plight of millions of babies lacking birth registration

In a major new study released today, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) reports that millions of babies go unregistered at birth, and as such they have no official identity, recognized name or nationality.