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

15,377 entries found
29 Sep 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • Families returning to newly accessible areas face immense humanitarian challenges including food shortages, X malnutrition, lack of livelihoods, and limited access to water, sanitation and health services.

  • To improve coordination for effective delivery of humanitarian response the President of Nigeria has appointed an inter-ministerial task force led by State Minister of Budget and National planning.

29 Sep 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

ABUJA/DAKAR/NEW YORK, 29 September 2016 – UNICEF has revised its humanitarian appeal for Nigeria from US$ 55 million to US$ 115 million to assist an additional 750,000 people who can now be reached across conflict-affected areas in the northeast of the country.

As new areas open up to humanitarian assistance, the true scale of the Boko Haram related crisis and its impact on children is being revealed.

29 Sep 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

Total affected population: 14.8 million
Total affected children (under 18): 7.3 million
Total people to be reached in 2016: 4.5 million
Total children to be reached in 2016: 2.1 million

2016 programme targets

29 Sep 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS:

In Lebanon, sector partners carried out an assessment of the sanitation situation in four Informal Settlements in Zahle Caza, Bekaa, housing around 1,600 people. The assessment addresses concerns raised by the Ministry of Environment regarding environmental pollution from wastewater and solid waste from these sites. Topographical surveys are already underway in order to design improved sanitation systems for these sites.

Maps / Infographics

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Jobs

55 entries found
29 Sep 2016 description
job Closing date: 12 Oct 2016 UN Children's Fund

Rationale and context of the assignment: The Digital Strategy Section (DSS) within the Division of Communication comprises Web, Social Media and Multimedia teams working together to create compelling public-facing content and to provide digital services within the organization. Through multiple platforms and in multiple languages, DSS draws attention to the ma ny facets of UNICEF’s work, encouraging public support, participation and action, as well as ensuring greater transparency and accountability.

29 Sep 2016 description
job Closing date: 11 Oct 2016 UN Children's Fund

Rationale and context of the assignment: UNICEF will be overhauling its global digital platforms for external communication over the next two years.

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Responsibilities:

· Analyse business requirements and develop proposals, scopes of work, cost estimates and project plans for all activities related to the Digital Transformation Project;

29 Sep 2016 description
job Closing date: 10 Oct 2016 UN Children's Fund

The consultant will report to the C4D Manager who is the supervisor of this assignment. A technical management team comprising UNICEF MCO Emergency Cluster (lead), OIC Chief of Communication, Chief of Nutrition, Chief of HIV/AIDs, Chief of Protection, Chief of Water-sanitation and Program Specialists from relevant sections will oversee the technical part of the assignment. The technical management team will provide regular guidance and required logistical support, avail required documents and other relevant report to the exercise.

29 Sep 2016 description
job Closing date: 13 Oct 2016 UN Children's Fund

Background:

Digital engagement covers a broad range of activities intended to lead people to become more aware, interested, and engaged with UNICEF, and thereby increase their desire to support UNICEF through financial or non-financial actions. The main areas of engagement in the digital area are:

  • Increasing engagement and reach – to make more people aware of UNICEF and its work for children

  • Increasing engagement depth – a growing understanding of UNICEF’s work and positive feelings towards it, thereby growing consideration to support.

28 Sep 2016 description
job Closing date: 11 Oct 2016 UN Children's Fund

Terms of Reference

for a National Monitoring and Evaluation Expert

BACKGROUND

Training

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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:

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

"Let’s remove the barriers and create an inclusive and accessible society for all."

The web-based Disability Orientation for staff is a multi-media, 40-minute video that includes interesting and thought provoking statements, resources and good practices from UNICEF and partners from across the globe.

Objectives

The objective of the orientation is to strengthen understanding of, and capacity to support, programming for children and women with disabilities.