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UN Special Rapporteur Holds Expert Consultation on Prevention of the Sale & Sexual Exploitation of Children

(24 September 2019) The UN Special Rapporteur on the sale and sexual exploitation of children, including child prostitution, child pornography and other child sexual abuse material, Ms Maud de Boer-Buquicchio, in partnership with the UNICEF Office of Research-Innocenti, will hold a two-day expert meeting in Florence. The aim of the meeting is to reflect on the current state of play of this problem, its root causes and new manifestations, as well as the relevance and the impact of interventions to eliminate the sale and sexual exploitation of children. The meeting will take place on 24th and 25th September 2019, at UNICEF Innocenti and will gather over 30 experts in child rights.
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New Catalogue of Research and Evidence Publications on Children in East Asia and the Pacific

(17 September 2019) The UNICEF East Asia and the Pacific Regional Office (UNICEF EAPRO) has published the first edition of the Knowledge for Children publications catalogue. The catalogue features research studies, evaluations, reviews, assessments and other reports providing evidence and knowledge on the situation of children. The publication includes works produced by the 14 country offices and their partners in the region, and by the Bangkok Regional Office, in 2017 and 2018. The catalogue includes knowledge products that focus on UNICEF EAPRO’s three areas of advocacy priority or ‘Regional Headlines.’
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Leading Minds for Children and Young People

(26 August 2018) UNICEF is launching a new annual conference: Leading Minds for Children and Young People, with an inaugural event on 7-9 November 2019 in Florence, Italy, hosted by the UNICEF Office of Research – Innocenti. This year, the conference will focus on mental health.
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Best of UNICEF Research 2019 Winners Announced

(26 July 2019) Now in its seventh year, the Best of UNICEF Research competition continues its tradition of inspiring rigorous and influential evidence across the global organization. Each year, UNICEF offices around the world – including country offices, regional offices, national committees, and headquarters – are invited to submit their best and most recent examples of research for children. The aim is to bring attention to work that contributes to shifting policy agendas and has a high potential for impact on policies and programmes that benefit children.
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Time to ramp up psychosocial support for adolescents in crisis settings

by Nicola Jones, Prerna Banati
(2019-10-11) Globally, the increase in humanitarian crises, protracted conflicts, displacement, violence, terrorism, disease outbreaks, natural disasters and climate change is putting ...

Child mental health emerging from the shadows

by Sarah Crowe
(2019-10-10) With suicide and self-harm now leading causes of death and injury among young people between 15 to 19 years, UNICEF and WHO are coming together for the first time at the& ...