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  • War in Ukraine

    War in Ukraine


    “The one-year mark of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine stands as a grim milestone — for the people of Ukraine and for the international community. That invasion is an affront to our collective conscience. It is a violation of the United Nations Charter and international law. It is having dramatic humanitarian and human rights consequences. And the impact is being felt far beyond Ukraine.” — António Guterres

  • Ciné-ONU Vienna: Iraq’s Lost Generation

    Ciné-ONU Vienna: Iraq’s Lost Generation


    The Secretary-General's words of hope at the progress in protecting children's rights in armed conflict are spoken against the backdrop of renewed and continuous international conflicts around the world. 

  • Afghanistan
    © UNICEF/Marko Kokic



    Afghanistan’s healthcare system is facing severe shortages of medical supplies, fuel, food, and money to pay staff.