Volunteers of Atento Contribute to Unicef´s Fundraising Campaign “Un Sol Para Los Chicos” in Argentina

Atento S.A., the leading provider of customer relationship management and business process outsourcing services (CRM/BPO) in Latin America, and one of the top five providers worldwide, managed calls through its volunteer employees to raise funds for UNICEF in the “Un Sol para los Chicos” program. Atento’s volunteers contributed to raise more than $2 million USD in the 2019 edition of this campaign, that happened on Saturday, August 10. Atento´s participation took place with more than 1,000 volunteer employees answering calls from the customer relationship centers that the Company has in…

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Comic superhero Cipta to help fight violence in schools

A youth artist and activist from Makassar, Indonesia, unveiled today a new comic book designed to help keep children and young people safe from violence in and around schools.   18-year-old Rizka Raisa Fatimah Ramli – winner of UNICEF and Comics Uniting Nations’ School Superhero Comic Contest – presented her comic book, entitled CIPTA, Create, to leaders from government, business, civil society and UN agencies, as well 100 children and young people, at the annual United Nations High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development, held in New York. Rizka created superhero Cipta…

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Pau Gasol appointed Global Champion for Nutrition and Zero Childhood Obesity by UNICEF

NBA All-Star player and two-time NBA champion Pau Gasol has been appointed as a Global Champion for Nutrition and Zero Childhood Obesity by UNICEF. In his role, Gasol – who has been a UNICEF Spain Ambassador since 2003 – will help UNICEF tackle childhood obesity and malnutrition-related issues to ensure all children can reach their full potential. “Far too many children are not getting the nutrition they need to grow well,” said Gasol. “If children don’t get the right nutrients, their bodies and brains cannot be expected to perform well –…

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Pocket-sized Innovation, Giant Impact: New App and Online System Launches in South Sudan to Support Most Vulnerable Children

A new online database and application designed to better protect children in emergencies is today being launched in Juba by UNICEF, Save the Children and a network of child protection organizations. Developed globally but customized for South Sudan, the app contains a database of child protection cases, which frontline case workers can update and monitor in real time, removing the need for paper-based work while in the field. This innovation will drastically reduce administration time, giving case managers more time to dedicate to supporting vulnerable children. The application has the…

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UNICEF launches #VaccinesWork campaign to inspire support for vaccines

UNICEF is launching a new global campaign on 24 April to emphasize the power and safety of vaccines among parents and wider social media users. The campaign will run alongside World Immunization Week from 24 to 30 April to spread the message that together communities, including parents, can protect everyone through vaccines. #VaccinesWork has long been used to bring together immunization advocates online. This year, UNICEF is partnering with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the World Health Organization (WHO), and Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance to encourage even greater reach.…

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