July 2021 \ World News \ INTERNATIONAL NEWS
UNICEF regrets reduction of UK funding

UNICEF in June voiced grave concern ...

In addition, it has also announced pauses and reductions to earmarked contributions for UNICEF programming at the local, regional and global levels. 

“The UK government has long been a key partner for UNICEF’s work for children around the world. While we recognize the challenging financial situation currently facing governments, the needs of children have never been greater.

“We continue to engage with the UK government on our shared agenda for children worldwide and trust that the government will meet its commitment to reinstate the 0.7 per cent GNI (gross national income) aid spending target as soon as possible. “The UK leadership on the global stage is needed now more than ever,” the statement added.

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