UNICEF-IRC News https://www.unicef-irc.org/ News from UNICEF-IRC, Press releases, News notes, Video en-us Copyright 2018, UNICEF Sun, 21 January 2018 06:38:45 GMT Sun, 21 January 2018 06:38:45 GMT https://www.unicef-irc.org/rss/news.xml UNICEF News https://www.unicef-irc.org/assets/img/UNICEF-grey.png https://www.unicef-irc.org/ Adolescents may be less resilient to catastrophic events than previously thought https://www.unicef-irc.org/article/1700/ (31 October 2017) Experts recently gathered in Florence to discuss emerging evidence on the effects of famines and other shock events on adolescents’ growth, survival, and education. The two-day workshop, organized in light of emerging anal Evidence Gap Map of research on Adolescent Well-being in low and middle income countries https://www.unicef-irc.org/article/1717/ (18 December 2017) UNICEF Innocenti has just launched a new evidence gap map on adolescent well-being.  The research project maps evidence from evaluated interventions in in low- and middle-income countries against outcomes in three domains Best of UNICEF Research 2017 publication now available https://www.unicef-irc.org/article/1714/ (14 December 2017)  The latest edition of the Best of UNICEF Research publication is now available on the UNICEF Innocenti website. Each year this publication presents the top 12 research papers produced across the global organization,* foll Make the digital world safer for children - State of the World's Children Report, 2017 https://www.unicef-irc.org/article/1710/ (11 December 2017) Despite children’s massive online presence – 1 in 3 internet users worldwide is a child – too little is done to protect them from the perils of the digital world and to increase their access to safe on Forced Displacement of Children in the Italian Context https://www.unicef-irc.org/article/1709/ (6 December 2017) The plight of many unaccompanied and separated children (UASC) arriving in Italy through Central Mediterranean routes – currently the most dangerous access corridor to Europe – was recently discussed at an Innoce UNICEF experts call for improved internet policy for children at 4th World Internet Conference https://www.unicef-irc.org/article/1708/ (4 December 2017) The internet has brought great benefits to young people, particularly those who are marginalized or live in remote communities. Yet it also presents risks to child safety, according to international experts. UNICEF officials partici Economics of inequality and conflict https://www.unicef-irc.org/article/1706/ (1 December 2017) Students recently gathered for the opening lecture in the University of Florence School of Economics and Management’s new lecture series on development economics, given by Jose Cuesta Chief of social and economic policy at National World Children's Day 2017 celebration held at Istituto degli Innocenti https://www.unicef-irc.org/article/1704/ (21 November 2017) A national celebration of World Children's Day (20 November) for Italy was held at Istituto degli Innocenti under the title Bambini, d(i)ritti verso il futuro, which means roughly "Children Stand Up for Their Rights." The Violent discipline, sexual abuse and homicides stalk millions of children worldwide https://www.unicef-irc.org/article/1701/ (2 November 2017) Staggering numbers of children – some as young as 12 months old – are experiencing violence, often by those entrusted to take care of them, UNICEF said in a new report released today. “The harm inflicte Social protection shows potential to promote active citizenship https://www.unicef-irc.org/article/1698/ (24 October 2017) A new UNICEF Innocenti study, Linking Social Rights to Active Citizenship for the Most Vulnerable: The Role of Rights and Accountability in the ‘Making’ and ‘Shaping’ of Social Protec Supporting educators in zones of war, conflict and widespread violence https://www.unicef-irc.org/article/1697/ (19 October 2017) The annual Georg Arnhold Symposium Preparing educators for peacebuilding in violent conflict has been organized this year in Florence, jointly by the Georg Eckert Institute and UNICEF Innocenti, 16 – 18 October 2017 to exp Tunisia study explores effect of intervention packages on childhood stunting https://www.unicef-irc.org/article/1695/ (19 October 2017) A new UNICEF Innocenti Working Paper: Child Undernourishment, WASH and Policy Synergies in Tunisia, establishes an econometric strategy for implementing UNICEF’s conceptual framework on nutrition by analysing the Child Dignity in a digital world Congress at Vatican City https://www.unicef-irc.org/article/1693/ (10 October 2017) UNICEF Innocenti was invited to present the results of a survey launched by Global Kids Online (GKO), an international research project co-sponsored with the London School of Economics, at the “Child Dignity in the Digital Global workshop raises capacity on Public Finance for Children https://www.unicef-irc.org/article/1672/ Group photo of participants during week one of the PF4C workshop hosted by UNICEF Innocenti in Florence, Italy.(28 Sept 2017) Nearly 100 UNICEF staff, managers and specialists from 62 countries recently gathered at UNICEF Innocenti in Florence for tw New Expert Report Uncovers the Massive Global Burden of Childhood Violence https://www.unicef-irc.org/article/1671/ (27 September 2017) Violence in childhood is a preventable but nearly universal phenomenon that affects 1.7 billion children, nearly 3 out of 4 worldwide, each year, with catastrophic but often hidden impacts on individuals, communities and societies International Conference on Social Protection in the contexts of fragility and forced displacement https://www.unicef-irc.org/article/1670/ (27 September 2017) Fresh and practical solutions that can meet the long-term needs of people caught up in the world’s most protracted crises will be at the centre of a two-day conference in Brussels, 28-29 September. Over the last two deca Innovative research impact assessment looks at drivers of violence study in Peru https://www.unicef-irc.org/article/1668/ (21 September 2017) Dr. Sarah Morton, of the University of Edinburgh, and fellow researchers, recently completed an impact assessment of a UNICEF Innocenti research programme, the Multi-Country Study on the Drivers of Violence Affecting Chil Children and youth face abuse, exploitation on Mediterranean migration routes – UNICEF, IOM https://www.unicef-irc.org/article/1667/ (13 September 2017) Migrant and refugee children and youth trying to reach Europe face appalling levels of human rights abuses, with 77 per cent of those traveling along the Central Mediterranean route reporting direct experiences of abuse, exploitat Philippines conducting national survey of child internet use https://www.unicef-irc.org/article/1665/ (11 September 2017) UNICEF Philippines, in collaboration with researchers at De La Salle University, is currently undertaking a national survey of child internet use based on the ‘Global Kids Online’ cross-national research toolki ‘Cash plus’ interventions have potential for greater impact than cash alone https://www.unicef-irc.org/article/1664/ (5 September 2017) New Innocenti Working Paper: “How to Make ‘Cash Plus’ Work: Linking Cash Transfers to Services and Sectors”, sets out to evaluate what factors contribute to more successful &lsqu