Statement attributable to Geert Cappelaere, UNICEF Regional Director, deploring continued attacks on children in Syria

AMMAN, 23 March 2017 –”As another round of peace talks starts in Geneva today, we are appalled that children throughout Syria continue to come under attack. “Reports yesterday of an attack on a school in Ar-Raqqa in the north east of Syria remind us once again that we are failing the children of Syria. We […]

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بيان منسوب إلى خيرت كابالاري، المدير الإقليمي لليونيسف، يستنكر فيه الهجوم المتواصل على الأطفال في سوريا

عمان، 23 آذار/ مارس 2017 – “بينما تجرى مباحثات سلامِ أخرى في جنيف اليوم، فأنه من المرعب أن نرى الأطفال وهم لا يزالون يتعرضون للهجمات في أنحاء سوريا” “وصلت تقارير يوم أمس عن هجوم على مدرسة في مدينة الرقة شمال شرق سوريا، مما يذكّرنا مرة أخرى بأننا لا نزال نخذل أطفال سوريا. نستمر بخذلان الأطفال […]

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Ansam, a talent that knows no boundaries

By Yasmine Saker 16 January 2017- Damascus, Syria – “I didn’t need to see them to know that the audience enjoyed my singing. I could hear their cheers and feel their love,” recalls 10 year-old Ansam as she remembers the day when she and 100 other children from across Syria took to the stage of […]

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A place called home – a glimpse into the lives of Aleppo’s separated and unaccompanied children

By Basma Ourfali and Yasmine Saker Aleppo, Syria, 20 March, 2017- Like in a fairytale, our story is set in a two-floor house with a welcoming green door, surrounded by a tiny garden of Jasmines and olive trees. But for the unique family inhabiting it, “un-fairy tales” is a more proper description of the journey […]

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The sun rises from the rubble: Syrian children’s journey of hope

By Yasmine Saker 15 March 2017 “Mother, this area has a nice echo…” said 10 year-old Ansam when she reached a destroyed town in rural Damascus that serves as the shocking backdrop of our music video marking six years of a horrifying conflict in Syria. I first met Ansam when she walked onto the stage […]

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UNICEF AND REGIONAL AMBASSADOR ZADE DIRANI LAUNCH ‘HEARTBEAT’, A SONG FOR SYRIA

A message from children affected by the six-year conflict BEIRUT/AMMAN, 15 March 2017 – UNICEF and Zade Dirani, Regional Ambassador for the Middle East and North Africa, unveiled today “Heartbeat” a song for Syria that carries a message of hope from Syria’s children to the world. Children in the song, produced to mark the six-year-long […]

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اليونيسف وزيد ديراني سفير اليونيسف الإقليمي لمنطقة الشرق الأوسط وشمال أفريقيا يطلقان أغنية “دقة قلب”، أغنية لسوريا

 رسالة من أطفال تأثروا بحرب الستة أعوام بيروت/عمان، 15 آذار/مارس 2017 – ستطلق اليوم منظمة اليونيسف وزيد ديراني سفير اليونيسف الإقليمي لمنطقة الشرق الأوسط وشمال أفريقيا أغنية “دقة قلب”، وهي أغنية تحمل رسالة أمل من أطفال سوريا إلى العالم، وتم إطلاقها تذكيراً بمرور ستة أعوام على الحرب في سوريا. يطلب الأطفال المشاركون في هذه الأغنية […]

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معاناة أطفال سوريا في الحضيض بعد ستّ سنوات من النّزاع

  دمشق/عمّان، 13 آذار/مارس 2017 – بلغت الإنتهاكات الجسيمة ضد الأطفال في سوريا أعلى مستوى لها على الإطلاق في العام 2016 بحسب تقييم اليونيسف حول تأثير النّزاع على الأطفال، فيما تكمل الحرب عامها السّادس. لقد ارتفع وبشكل حادّ خلال العام الماضي عدد حالات القتل والتشويه وتجنيد الأطفال، الّتي تمّ التّحقّق من صحّتها، خلال تصعيد مهول […]

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HITTING ROCK BOTTOM: CHILDREN’S SUFFERING IN SYRIA AT ITS WORST – UNICEF

  DAMASCUS/AMMAN, 13 March 2017 – Grave violations against children in Syria were the highest on record in 2016, said UNICEF in a grim assessment of the conflict’s impact on children, as the war reaches six years. Verified instances of killing, maiming and recruitment of children increased sharply last year in a drastic escalation of […]

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Unexploded remnants of war threaten children in Aleppo

  10 year-old Amin was playing with his cousin when he found an unexploded bomb. “I was thrilled and wanted to show it to my friends,” he said. “I grabbed the bomb. It exploded immediately.” “Shrapnel entered my chest, it burned like a fire. I was rushed to a hospital in Aleppo where I stayed […]

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No Lost Generation: Read-Out of High Level Panel

January 24 2017, Helsinki Syria Crisis Conference  

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What is No Lost Generation?

 

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No Lost Generation: Empowering Youth Affected by Syria Crisis

No Lost Generation: Empowering Youth Affected by Syria Crisis at the World Humanitarian Summit Side Event

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Baby Louai Turns the Corner on Malnutrition and Suffering

By Leen Tarabichi Two years ago, baby Louai was only four months-old when his family fled their home in Palmyra, after violence erupted in the area. The family then sought refuge in Hassia, in Homs governorate. At around 40 kilometers south of Homs city, the industrial city of Hassia consists of factories, warehouses and unfinished […]

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