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In Sierra Leone, getting back to school – on the airwaves

By Yolanda Romero

With schools closed throughout the country as a result of the Ebola epidemic, Sierra Leone is bringing the classroom into students’ homes through the use of educational radio broadcasts.

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Ukraine Humanitarian Situation Report #20, 17 October 2014

Highlights

State Emergency Service (SES) reports the total number of internally displaced persons at 417,246 as of 17 October. At least one third of them are children.

Ministry of Education (MoES) estimates that around 60% of schools in conflict affected areas opened on 1 October. UNICEF monitors report that at least 57 schools out of 169 in Donetsk city are not operational due to continued shelling.

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Syria Crisis Monthly Humanitarian Situation report 16 September - 13 October 2014: Syria, Jordan, Lebanon, Iraq, Turkey and Egypt

Highlights

  • Heightened insecurity in northern Syria has resulted in fresh displacement of Syrian refugees into Turkey and Iraq, as well as internal displacement inside Syria. The insecurity has impacted on the humanitarian situation in northern Syria, limiting access. Meanwhile the Syrian civil war continues unabated, as witnessed by explosions near two elementary schools in Homs city on 1st October killing 29 children and injuring 37 more.

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Investir les fonds publics en faveur de tous les enfants de la RDC

Le gouvernement de la RDC et l’UNICEF poursuivent une journée de sensibilisation sur le financement public dans les secteurs sociaux

En vue de susciter le dialogue et l’engagement de différents acteurs sur les financements publics des secteurs sociaux, la Vice-primature en charge du budget de la République démocratique du Congo et le Fonds des Nations Unies pour l’Enfance (UNICEF), organisent depuis septembre 2014 une série de trois sessions d’information sur la mobilisation et affectation des ressources pour les services de base.

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In Tanzania, empowering girls, fighting HIV

By Sandra Bisin

A leadership training programme in Tanzania aims at reducing the vulnerability of out-of-school adolescent girls, who are at high risk for HIV, gender-based violence and unwanted pregnancy.

DAR ES SALAAM, United Republic of Tanzania, 20 October 2014 – Fatuma Djamali was born in 1996 in Ruvuma region, in Tanzania’s southern highlands. Since she was in primary school, her life has been dominated by solitude and fear.

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Communication Consultant

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Closing date: 04 Nov 2014 UN Children's Fund

UNICEF East Asia and Pacific Regional Office is seeking an individual consultant to provide support to Communication Section in developing key public advocacy messages and materials related to the range of child rights and development issues in the region. The role is to support on transition for the initial implementation of the Global Communication Strategy, prepare presentations (incl.

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Maintenance and Development of Private Sector Partnerships on Child Labour

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Closing date: 04 Nov 2014 UN Children's Fund

****1.****Background

As part of UNICEF’s efforts to promote a child protection systems approach for the holistic protection of children’s rights, the NYHQ Child Protection Section reoriented UNICEF’s approach to the prevention and elimination of child labour. The new approach was presented in the form of a publication released in May 2014, and will be rolled out to a limited number of programme countries during 2014-15.

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Logistics Specialist, P-3, Bamako

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Closing date: 04 Nov 2014 UN Children's Fund

Purpose of the Position

Under the direct guidance of the Supply and Logistics Manager or, in his/her absence, the Chief of Operations, the incumbent will manage all aspects of UNICEF In-Country Logistics comprising of inland transport and warehousing.

The incumbent will propose a clear strategy to move from an emergency context to a post-emergency in order to improve the management of UNICEF stocks and ensure the capacity building of national staff and national counterparts to ensure accountability is in place at each level and transactions.

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Prevention of mother to child transmission of HIV infection

Job
Closing date: 30 Oct 2014 UN Children's Fund

Title:PMTCT and EID Consultant,

Category and Grade Level:P4/NOD Equivalent

Type of Contract: Special Service Agreement

Length Of Contract: 60 days

Organization Unit:HIV/AIDS Global Fund Unit–Health

Duty Stations:Nairobi with regular travel to Somalia

Date of Issue:21 October 2014

Closing date of Application:30 October 2014

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RFP: Strengthen the capacity of the Central Statistical Agency

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Closing date: 31 Oct 2014 UN Children's Fund

REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL

RFP-ETH-2014- 9114896 - Open ONLY for International Organization/firm/company

1. Topic: Consultancy Services

(1) to strengthen the capacity of the Central Statistical Agency and (2) the new established National Planning commission in poverty analysis of Child Well-Being in Ethiopia- (5 months)

2. Background