News Archive

That schools in Europe are under armed attack is shocking. But in fact, as in Ukraine, schools are both used for military purposes and targeted in most of the countries with armed conflicts around the world.

Girls and boys are paying a very high price in conflict. They are abducted, recruited and used, suffer sexual violence, killed and maimed, and their schools and hospitals are destroyed.

Investing in education and protecting our schools are the most-effective forms of peacekeeping that exist.

The impact of conflict, violence and displacement on education in Iraq has been nothing short of devastating

An emergency fund to provide education during conflicts and natural disasters has been launched at the World Humanitarian Summit.

A new fund which aims to raise more than $3.8 billion for children's education in war zones and natural disasters has been launched on Monday at the first ever World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul.

Briefing at the Open Session of the African Union Peace and Security Council

UNICEF UK is calling on the UK Government to sign up to the Safe Schools Declaration, sending a clear message to the world that schools must not be attacked or occupied for military purposes.

Leila Zerrougui addresses the African Union Open Session on Children and Armed Conflict