UNICEF Current Affairs - 2020

Ayushman Khurrana appointed as UNICEF’s celebrity advocate in India

In a recent move, UNICEF (United Nations International Children Education Fund) appointed Ayushmann Khurrana as its celebrity advocate for promoting and supporting its work around ending violence against children. The actor will work towards ending violence against children especially in the current scenario when COVID-19 risk has blanketed the whole world. What important role will Read More…

UNICEF to lead procurement and supply operation of COVID-19 vaccine

In an attempt to ensure that all countries have safe, fast and equitable access to initial doses of COVID-19 vaccine UNICEF has announced that it will be leading the procurement and supply of Corona Virus vaccines. The mission is said to be the world’s largest and fastest ever operation of its kind. Why UNICEF has Read More…

Indira Gandhi Peace Prize awarded to Sir David Attenborough

On September 7, 2020, sir David Attenborough was conferred with the prestigious Indira Gandhi Peace Prize for the year 2019. David Attenborough He is an English broadcaster and a historian. He is popular for writing and presenting BBC Natural History unit. He worked to make aware to preserve and protect biodiversity of the planet. Other Read More…

COVAX Facility of WHO renews its invitation

The COVAX Facility of the World Health Organization recently renewed its invitation to countries to join its COVID-19 vaccine facility. The COVAX facility is a mechanism designed to guarantee fair, rapid and equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines. CAVAX is COVID-19 Vaccine Global Access facility. The facility is backed by Bill Gate Foundation. The foundation is Read More…

One in every Three Child are Poisoned by Lead: UNICEF Report

United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in a recent report which is first of its kind published impact of lead on children’s health across the world. As per the recent report one in every three children is being poisoned by lead. What does the report say? World’s one-third child population which is nearly around 800 million Read More…