On Saturday July 9th, Southern Sudan became in independent nation-state. The new nation is offered a unique opportunity to build a country that is free of war, respectful of human rights and prosperous. Education will play a pivotal role in the future stability and economic development of Southern Sudan.
UNICEF correspondent Chris Niles reports how one girl's access to education is threatened by lack of water in the drought-affected Tigray region of Ethiopia.
Watch a video about how youth are engaging in efforts to support the attainment of the MDGs.
Read this document to learn how UNICEF projects are helping to attain the MDGs.
Learn how young people are lending their expertise and their voice in order to meet the MDGs.
Students can learn more about the global Millennium Development Goals by completing this engaging worksheet.
A changing global environment creates challenges in the form of drought, floods and disasters. Children are especially vulnerable to the future effects of climate change. Watch this video to learn more.
Watch a video about efforts to vaccinate children against polio in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Polio was thought to be eradicated there, but a recent outbreak has required new vaccination efforts from UNICEF and its partners.
Watch a video about Augustin, a 13 year-old Bolivian who worked for two years in a mineral mine. He now has left the mines in hopes of a better life.