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UNICEF - 7 November 2012 - UNICEF correspondent Guy Degen reports on how Syrian refugee families are faring in Za'atari refugee camp in northern Jordan.
The United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) works closely with the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) and other United Nations Agencies, Funds and Programmes. ECOSOC coordinates the work of UN Agencies, Funds and Programmes related to economic and social development. It discusses international economic and social issues and formulates policy recommendations at meetings and consultations during the year.
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UNHCR - 9 October 2012 - Since it opened in August, Jordan's Za'atri camp for Syrian refugees has been a 24-hour-a-day operation.
The United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) works closely with the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) and other United Nations Agencies, Funds and Programmes. ECOSOC coordinates the work of UN Agencies, Funds and Programmes related to economic and social development. It discusses international economic and social issues and formulates policy recommendations at meetings and consultations through the year.
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WFP - 31 May 2012 - Families returning from abroad to their homes in South Sudan may have little to celebrate as their young nation faces rising hunger. WFP plans on reaching almost 3 million people with food assistance in South Sudan, supporting programmes that will help returning families to feed themselves in the long term.
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FAO - 28 May 2012 - On a visit to drought-stricken Chad, Spanish football star Raúl González added his voice to urgent calls for funding to prevent a full-blown food and nutrition crisis in the Sahel region of West Africa, where over 17 million people are at risk of hunger and more than one million children under five face acute malnutrition.
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UNICEF - 10 May 2012 - UNICEF correspondent Patrick Wells reports on a school for Syrian refugee children in southern Turkey
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UNICEF - 23 April 2012 - UNICEF reports on the delivery of 46,000 kg of life-saving UNICEF supplies to crisis-affected communities in Mauritania, through a collaboration between UPS and the U.S. Fund for UNICEF.
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ILOTV - 26 March 2012 - This short video shows how successful interventions by an ILO project in the Philippines, supported by the European Commission, have empowered migrant workers returning, prematurely, from Europe to regain livelihoods back home. Working with the government's Overseas Workers Welfare Administration, the project has supported a group of women returning from Eastern Europe who've now set up their own co-operative in the Philippines. We follow the story of four returnees, the establishment of the co-op and their home-grown successful businesses. Copyright ILO 2012.
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ILOTV - 26 March 2012 - This short video shows how successful interventions by an ILO project in Thailand, supported by the European Commission, have empowered migrant workers returning, prematurely, from Europe by helping them receive fair compensation from Thai recruiters who exaggerated employment prospects abroad. Copyright ILO 2012.
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UNICEF -- 1 March 2012 - UNICEF reports on efforts to support victims of inter-communal conflict in Jonglei, South Sudan.
For more information, please visit: http://www.unicef.org
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UNICEF You Tube - 19 January 2012 - UNICEF Director of Emergency Programmes Louis-Georges Arsenault discusses UNICEF's annual appeal for emergency funding.
For more information, please visit: http://www.unicef.org
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UNHCR You Tube -- 19 January 2012 - Since South Sudan gained independence last July, tens of thousands of people have made their way there from neighbouring. They come by boat and road with everything they can carry or push to a land that many have never visited.
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OCHA Films You Tube- 13 January 2012 - A large-scale emergency operation is gearing up to provide food, water and shelter to 60,000 people in South Sudan's Jonglei State, amid continued clashes between two of the region's largest ethnic groups. Watch here for more on the distribution of food by the World Food Programme (WFP) to people affected by recent attacks in the town of Pibor and its surroundings.
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United Nations You Tube- 5 January 2012 - The United Nations is stepping up its peacekeeping presence in the troubled South Sudanese state of Jonglei in the wake of recent inter-ethnic violence that has displaced tens of thousands of people and killed an unknown number of others.
Kouider Zerrouk, a spokesperson for the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS), told UN Radio today that the mission is "beefing up" its presence across Jonglei to support the national Government's efforts to restore security and protect civilians.
News Story: http://www.un.org/apps/news/story.asp?NewsID=40889&Cr=south+
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UNICEF You Tube-18 January 2011 - UNICEF Sri Lanka Chief of Communication Mervyn Fletcher travels to a remote village in the eastern part of the country to visit families displaced by recent floods.
For more information, please visit http://www.unicf.org
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Ochafilms YouTube-14 December 2011- The United Nations and its partners today called for $7.7 billion to provide humanitarian assistance to 51 million people in 16 countries over the course of next year, launching the largest appeal in two decades.
"Millions of people will be affected by emergencies caused or worsened by the impact of climate change, insecurity over food and water, economic and political crises, migration, urbanization and rapid population growth," Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs Valerie Amos said at the launch of the appeal in Geneva.
"We urgently need the continued support of people and governments around the world to help those desperately in need," underscored Ms. Amos, who is also the UN Emergency Relief Coordinator.
Read full story at UN News Centre: http://www.un.org/apps/news/story.asp?NewsID=40725
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UNICEF YouTube-20 September 2011- UNICEF correspondent Chris Niles reports on flooding in southern Pakistan.
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UNHCR YouTube-5 December 2011 - On 13 September UNHCR announced the 2011 Nansen Refugee Award laureate to Nasser Salim Ali Al-Hamairy, founder of Yemens Society for Humanitarian Solidarity (SHS), and his dedicated staff. Al-Hamairy and the staff members of SHS was honoured at the Nansen Refugee Award ceremony in the evening of 3 October together with Goodwill Ambassador Angelina Jolie.
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United Nations YouTube-4 July 2010 - Video Contest: Tell the World Leaders what YOU think about the Millennium Development Goals.
Only entries submitted via the YouTube platform will be eligible for consideration. To sign up for an account on YouTube, please visit http://www.youtube.com/create_account.
Video entries should be two (2) minutes in duration or less.
The contestant must be at least eighteen (18) years of age to enter the contest. Video submissions should be original and unpublished work by the contestant.
The submitted video must address at least one of the eight Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) listed in the United Nations Millennium Declaration. For more information about the MDGs, please visit http://www.un.org/millenniumgoals.
The submitted video should address one of the following challenges:
1. "Why are the Millennium Development Goals important to you and your family?"
2. "What is your community, city or country doing to achieve the Millennium Development Goals?"
3. "How can the international community better work together to achieve the Millennium Development Goals?"
Submitted videos must be recorded in English or French, or in any other language but with English or French subtitles.
Please see http://www.youtube.com/t/captions_about for simple instructions on how to create closed captioned subtitles for YouTube videos.
The nationality and age of the contestant must be clearly indicated in the YouTube user profile to be eligible for consideration.
Video submissions may not contain any offensive or inappropriate content, according to United Nations principles and practices, and must comply with YouTube's general terms and conditions.
Current or former staff members, interns or retirees of the United Nations Organization, its Agencies, Funds or Programmes and any family and/or house-hold members of these staff members are not eligible for consideration in the contest.
Submissions will end on 23 August 2010 at 11:59 p.m. New York time. Any entry submitted after this time will not be accepted. Any video modified after the end of the contest will not be eligible.
The results will be announced in late September 2010 on the official Citizen Ambassadors website, on http://www.uncitizenambassadors.org/ and on the UN Channel on YouTube.
Please visit: http://www.uncitizenambassadors.org/ for more information on the Terms and Conditions, including the Selection Process.
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UNHCR YouTube-2 December 2011 -- Refugee women and men in Kakuma, Kenya explain the importance of being individually registered and have documents, to have access to their basic rights and services. They also highlight the significance of birth registration to protect their children.
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UNHCR YouTube-2 December 2011 -- Women often remain under represented in refugee, IDP and returnee leadership structures. Refugee women in Kakuma, Kenya speak about the challenges and importance of participating in leadership structures, and passing their experience on to the next generation.
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UNICEF You Tube-18 January 2011 - UNICEF's Eva Gilliam reports on health and education interventions supported by UNICEF and the Liberian Government for Ivoirian refugee children in Liberia.
For more information, please visit http://www.unicef.org
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UNICEF - 24 April 2012 - UNICEF correspondent Simon Ingram reports on a UNICEF programme helping Syrian refugees in Lebanon.
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UNHCR - 4 October 2012 - On her recent trip to the Middle East, UNHCR Special Envoy Angelina Jolie met internally displaced Iraqis and refugee returnees to Baghdad.
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Devastating conflict in the Syrian Arab Republic has forced a million children to flee their homeland. Eight-year-old Aya is one of them. For more information, visit: http://uni.cf/13k2ZG5; http://bit.ly/1bkJ1jw; http://bit.ly/J3z8DL