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

17,725 entries found
19 Aug 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

Sierra Leone: Let’s increase the surveillance and start the response to prevent outbreaks following the heavy floods that bereaved once again the country.

19 Aug 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • Nepal experienced incessant rainfall beginning 11 August 2017, triggering widespread flooding and landslides in 35 of the country’s 75 districts.
    Weather has now improved and water levels have receded in all rivers.

  • Monsoon flooding and landslides have so far claimed 131 lives (including 27 children), injured at least 30 people, affected 301,453 families and displaced 44,683 families throughout the country particularly in Terai (southern plain area bordering India). Thirty two people have been reported missing.

19 Aug 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

Lattakia, Syrian Arab Republic, 2 August, 2017– When violence started to force families out of their homes in northern rural Idleb back in late 2014, Dr. Khaled, a UNICEF health and nutrition facilitator in Idleb was among the first to respond.

18 Aug 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

SITUATION IN NUMBERS

July 2017

5.1 million children in need out of 11 million people affected (OCHA, HRP 2017)
3.29 million internally displaced people (IDP)
2.07 million people returned to newly-accessible areas (IOM, Displacement Tracking Matrix, 31 July 2017)

18 Aug 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

Tens of millions of children caught up in armed conflict must be protected from life-threatening attacks and violence.

Around the world, conflict is exacting a devastating toll on millions of children. With increasing frequency, children are being deliberately and indiscriminately attacked and denied life-saving humanitarian assistance in breach of international humanitarian law. On World Humanitarian Day on 19 August, join the United Nations and its partners in standing together to demand that children are #NotATarget.

Maps / Infographics

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Jobs

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19 Aug 2017 description
job Closing date: 29 Aug 2017 UN Children's Fund

PURPOSE OF THE ASSIGNMENT

Photographer to document UNICEF events and programmes, such as the UNICEF DFID joint Mission and Pre-Primary Education Regional Workshop.

OBJECTIVE

19 Aug 2017 description
job Closing date: 28 Aug 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.

19 Aug 2017 description
job Closing date: 03 Sep 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, Hope

19 Aug 2017 description
job Closing date: 01 Sep 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.

19 Aug 2017 description
job Closing date: 11 Sep 2017 UN Children's Fund

UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the world’s most disadvantaged children. To save their lives. To defend their rights. To help them fulfill their potential. Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone.

And we never give up.

Click here to learn more about UNICEF: https://youtu.be/E1xkXZs0cAQ

UNICEF, for every Child

Training

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11 Jul 2017 description
training Ongoing course UN Children's Fund

Whether you've been working on child rights for your entire career and know the Convention on the Rights of the Child by heart, or whether you're new to the concept of a child rights approach...this light-hearted and engaging introduction to UNICEF's mandate as it relates to child rights will make you think.

JOIN THE Child Rights and Why They Matter UNICEF ONLINE TRAINING and:

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: