UNICEF
International Organization based in United States of America

About UNICEF

UNICEF promotes the rights and wellbeing of every child, in everything we do. Together with our partners, we work in 190 countries and territories to translate that commitment into practical action, focusing special effort on reaching the most vulnerable and excluded children, to the benefit of all children, everywhere. For more information about UNICEF and its work for children visit www.unicef.org.

All Updates

17,223 entries found
24 Jun 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

CARACAS, 20 de junio de 201 - UNICEF manifiesta una vez más su profunda preocupación por el impacto que los recientes eventos en Venezuela tienen sobre los niños, niñas y adolescentes.

Según fuentes oficiales, 8 adolescentes de entre 14 y 17 años han perdido la vida de forma violenta durante manifestaciones en los últimos meses. Igualmente, se reportan casos de niños lesionados, así como centros de salud y de educación que han sido evacuados por afectación de gases o humos.

24 Jun 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

CARACAS, June 20, 2017 – UNICEF expresses once again its deep concern about the impact that recent events in Venezuela have had on children and adolescents.

According to official sources, eight teenagers between the ages of 14 and 17 have been killed in demonstrations in recent months. There have been also cases of injured children reported, as well as health and education centers that have been evacuated due to gases or fumes.

24 Jun 2017 description

NEW YORK/GENEVA, 24 June 2017 – The rapidly spreading cholera outbreak in Yemen has exceeded 200,000 suspected cases, increasing at an average of 5,000 a day. We are now facing the worst cholera outbreak in the world.

In just two months, cholera has spread to almost every governorate of this war-torn country. Already more than 1,300 people have died – one quarter of them children – and the death toll is expected to rise.

24 Jun 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

NEW YORK/AMMAN, 23 June 2017 – “UNICEF welcomes the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s announcement of a contribution to the cholera response in Yemen by WHO and UNICEF.

“Children make up half of the suspected cholera cases and one quarter of related deaths.

“We look forward to discussing this contribution with the King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Centre.

“Such generosity will make a great difference to thousands of children at risk of contracting this rapidly spreading disease.”

For more information contact;

23 Jun 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

• Out of 37,096 children under 5 years screened for acute malnutrition in nine counties in the month of May 2017, 7% were identified as severely malnourished and 25.4% as moderately malnourished with all referred and admitted for treatment.

• Between January and May 2017, a total of 42,579 children have been admitted for treatment of severe acute malnutrition in ASAL, urban and refugees, reaching 51% of UNICEF’s 2017 target.

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Jobs

170 entries found
24 Jun 2017 description
job Closing date: 09 Jul 2017 UN Children's Fund

UNICEF works in 190 countries and territories to protect the rights of every child. UNICEF has spent 70 years working to improve the lives of children and their families. Defending children's rights throughout their lives requires a global presence, aiming to produce results and understand their effects. UNICEF believes all children have a right to survive, thrive and fulfill their potential – to the benefit of a better world. For every child,an education

24 Jun 2017 description
job Closing date: 01 Jul 2017 UN Children's Fund

UNICEF works in 190 countries and territories to protect the rights of every child. UNICEF has spent 70 years working to improve the lives of children and their families. Defending children's rights throughout their lives requires a global presence, aiming to produce results and understand their effects. UNICEF believes all children have a right to survive, thrive and fulfill their potential – to the benefit of a better world. To learn more about UNICEF, visit www.unicef.org

For every Child, a new idea…

23 Jun 2017 description
job Closing date: 10 Jul 2017 UN Children's Fund

Contract Type: Fixed Term Appointment Proposed Level: NO-ADuty Station: MexicoSupervisor:Operations Manager

For every child, a champion

Under the supervision of the Operations Manager, the HR Officer will manage all human resource activities including the supervision of human resource staff in accordance with the HR work plan, consistent with the Country Programme Management Plan.

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How can you make a difference?

23 Jun 2017 description
job Closing date: 25 Jul 2017 UN Children's Fund

If you are a committed, creative professional and are passionate about making a lasting difference for children, the world's leading children's rights organization would like to hear from you.

23 Jun 2017 description
job Closing date: 12 Jul 2017 UN Children's Fund

If you are a committed, creative professional and are passionate about making a lasting difference for children, the world's leading children's rights organization would like to hear from you.

Training

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31 Mar 2017 description
training Ongoing course UN Children's Fund

Create beneficial norms, eliminate harmful ones:

Join UNICEF and the Univeristy of Pennsylvania for the Social Norms, Social Change MOOC

Free and open to anyone interested in positively transforming societies

This online course explores social norms, the rules that glue societies together. It considers the nature of social norms, how they are formed, how they are supported by expectations, and how they are part of a web of other norms & values that define a local culture.

21 Aug 2015 description
training Ongoing course UN Children's Fund

In this short course, you will explore why research at UNICEF matters and observe ways to ensure that the highest-quality research is impacting the lives of women and children.

Learning objectives

At the end of this course, you will be able to:

20 Apr 2015 description
training Ongoing course UN Children's Fund

This module explores UNICEF’s approach to advocacy and describes what is advocacy, how to build capacity to advocate and how to develop advocacy strategies.

Learning objectives

At the end of this course, you will be able to:

20 Apr 2015 description
training Ongoing course UN Children's Fund

This course describes the actions UNICEF Nutrition takes to attempt to alleviate malnutrition, explains why efforts and collaborations with multiple sectors are required to address the underlying causes of malnutrition, and eventually presents some case studies.

Learning objectives

Nutrition is a key sector at UNICEF and an important part of the work we do. In this course, you will explore what it is by:

20 Apr 2015 description
training Ongoing course UN Children's Fund

Protecting children from violence, exploitation and abuse is at the core of UNICEF's mandate. This course describes what the UNICEF Child Protection programme does and why it’s important.

Learning objectives

At the end of this course, you will be able to: