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Henrietta H. Fore
The official account of Executive Director Henrietta H. Fore. Championing the rights of & young people around the world.
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Henrietta H. Fore 29m
We must prioritize children’s learning. This means making sure that schools are safe to reopen – including with access to hand hygiene, clean drinking water and safe sanitation.
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World Health Organization (WHO) 3h
🆕Joint WHO & report says 43% of schools around 🌎🌍🌏 lacked access to basic handwashing in 2019 – a key for schools to be able to operate safely in the midst of the pandemic. More details 👉
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Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus 2h
. & call on governments to ensure that access to water, sanitation & hygiene services are at the centre of their strategies for the safe reopening and operation of schools during the pandemic.
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Giga 4h
A lack of reliable, affordable access to the Internet means young people in the Caribbean are excluded from the wealth of information available online. joins Giga to enhance school connectivity toward its digital transformation vision:
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UNICEF 17h
As Lebanon reels from the impact of a catastrophic explosion, economic collapse and the ongoing threat of , young people share their messages of hope and solidarity on International .
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Henrietta H. Fore 21h
Replying to @unicefchief
Nearly 40,000 children continue to languish in Al Hol. They lack access to basic services and have to contend with sweltering heat and the trauma of violence and displacement. Children in Al Hol, like all children affected by conflict, have the right to humanitarian assistance.
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Henrietta H. Fore 21h
UNICEF is deeply alarmed by reports that eight children under the age of five died in the Al Hol camp in northeastern Syria just in less than a week. Any child’s death is tragic. It is even more so when the death could have been averted. Full statement:
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Henrietta H. Fore Aug 12
How can we support young people during COVID-19? This International , I spoke with Abigail, Sharon and Danilo on the opportunities for growth that they see amid the pandemic.
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Generation Unlimited Aug 11
The development of foundational, transferable, digital, entrepreneurial and job-specific skills is essential in today’s rapidly changing labour market. Learn more about secondary education and skills via .
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Ted Chaiban Aug 12
Following the tragedy of their city, young people in took to the streets, supporting their communities by cleaning the streets, & by providing food & water to the victims. These are are the future of Lebanon, and they need our solidarity & support.
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United Nations Aug 11
The crisis poses particular challenges for young people. Their perspectives and ideas are essential to the response and to build a better future. On Wednesday's & every day, let's make sure young people's voices are heard.
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Henrietta H. Fore Aug 12
Young people are facing unprecedented challenges – but they have unprecedented passion, know-how, and determination. This year on International , let’s commit to providing young people with the training and education they need to succeed.
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Henrietta H. Fore Aug 11
Lebanon is already facing economic collapse and a worrying rise in COVID-19 cases. In the aftermath of the explosions in , help provide children and families with the support they need.
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Education Cannot Wait Aug 10
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Henrietta H. Fore Aug 11
Replying to @unicefchief
Now is the time to reimagine a world of opportunity for this generation of girls and young women and enable a future fit for their success.
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Henrietta H. Fore Aug 11
Replying to @unicefchief
Together, we can shatter the glass ceiling so many girls and young women continue to encounter on their pathways from school to work, and bring about a monumental change for generations to come.
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Henrietta H. Fore Aug 11
Replying to @unicefchief
Even prior to , nearly 1 in 4 girls aged 15-19 globally were not in education, employment or training, compared with 1 in 10 boys. The longer the pandemic goes on, the more likely we are to see this gender gap widen even further.
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Henrietta H. Fore Aug 11
Replying to @unicefchief
Governments and private investors have long recognized the importance of investing in education and skills development, in terms of both achieving gender equality and economic resilience. But progress for adolescent girls and young women is far from equal.
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Henrietta H. Fore Aug 11
Girls and young women are our next generation of leaders, innovators, and entrepreneurs. It is their right to learn and reach their full potential. Investing in their success makes economic sense and is also a smart way to maximize social impact. [Thread]
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UNICEF Supply Division Aug 10
The destroyed 10 containers of critical supplies. is already replacing them. Thousands of and medical items are en route to from our Copenhagen supply hub to support ’s relief efforts and ongoing work for children in .
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