October 23, 2019

Kimberly-Clark and UNICEF partner to help 2 million babies and young children in Latin America and the Caribbean

Pin It

Kimberly-Clark will support UNICEF Programs with a $7.2 Million donation through Huggies® ‘No Baby Unhugged’ DALLAS, Aug. 6, 2019 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — Kimberly-Clark and UNICEF have joined together to improve the lives of nearly 2 million babies and young children across 16 countries in Latin America and the Caribbean. Over the next three years, Kimberly-Clark’s contribution through Huggies® global ‘No Baby Unhugged’ program will be used […]

1.1 mln children need help in 2019 due to Venezuela migrant crisis: UNICEF

Pin It

By Mu Xuequan From Xinhua Net UNITED NATIONS, April 5 (Xinhua) — As a result of the Venezuela migrant crisis, an estimated 1.1 million children will need protection and access to basic services across Latin America and the Caribbean in 2019, the UN children’s agency said Friday. These children will include those uprooted from Venezuela, […]

Youth activists are key focus of Caribbean Violence Prevention Summit

Pin It

Monday, January 14, 2019 — To combat youth crime and violence in the Caribbean, a region that has the highest rate of victimization by homicide, assault, and threat in the world, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), the CARICOM Secretariat, UNICEF, the Caribbean Development Bank, the Commonwealth Secretariat, the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States Commission, […]

A year after the hurricanes – In the Caribbean, UNICEF works on developing resilience in children and communities on islands affected by hurricanes

Pin It

NEWS PROVIDED BY UNICEF Canada PANAMA CITY, Sept. 12, 2018 /CNW/ – A year after two category 5 hurricanes caused destruction across parts of the Caribbean, most children in the affected countries are now back in school and have access to the services they need, thanks to the efforts of UNICEF and partners. In September 2017, […]

Letter to UN & World Governments re-global warning

Pin It

Nine simple steps will remove “Global Warming” (Project No.12, from S.Patnaik-India) Dear United Nations & World Governments, Out of all, there are simple 9 steps to remove global warming within short period Except royal /expensive/costlier cars, all other cars should be banned, mainly in populated cities (more than 1 million). Because of cars we face […]

Why responsible tourists should visit Honduras, El Salvador, Dominican Republic and Guatemala

Pin It

By Juergen T Steinmetz From eTN Responsible tourists should look to travel to and support Honduras, El Salvador, Dominican Republic and Guatemala through tourism. Responsible tourists should check carefully when supporting other Caribbean and Latin American Countries. This message becomes timely with the start of the WTTC (World Travel and Tourism Summit) about to start […]

Latin America and the Caribbean: a decade lost in ending child marriage

Pin It

From UNICEF Without accelerated progress, nearly 20 million more girls in the region will be married in childhood by 2030 PANAMA/NEW YORK, 10 April 2018 – Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) is the only region in the world where the prevalence of child marriage and early unions has not decreased in the last decade, UNICEF’s […]

Regional pathways to sustainable development

Pin It

From SDG STORY HIGHLIGHTS The Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) released a report on pathways to SDG achievement in the Asia-Pacific region, prior to the 5th Asia-Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development (APFSD). The Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) hosted the 30th Regional Seminar on Fiscal Policy and released the report, […]

UNICEF and partners continue to support children in the Caribbean, six months after Hurricanes Irma and María

Pin It

UNICEF USA Donations were key to helping thousands of children mitigate the effects of the hurricanes last year NEW YORK (March 20, 2018) – Thousands of children, adolescents and their families affected by the devastating effects of Hurricanes Irma and Maria, six months ago, in the Eastern Caribbean islands, Cuba and Haiti have been supported […]

CDB, UNICEF partner to improve quality of early childhood education in the Caribbean

Pin It

From CARICOM Today February 15, 2018, ST. JOHN’S, Antigua and Barbuda– International and Regional academicians, researchers and practitioners have convened in Antigua and Barbuda to discuss opportunities and plans for improving the quality of and access to early childhood education for Caribbean children ages zero to five. The three-day Early Childhood Development Regional Research Conference, […]