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

16,151 entries found
24 Jan 2017 description

56,091 Children Displaced

Among the recently displaced people by the Mosul emergency, 39,370 children are school aged (35% of IDP population)

14,339 Children enrolled in TLS

A total of 10,479 (4,993 girls) IDP children have been enrolled in the over 24 TLSs in Khazer, Hasansham,
Qayyarah, Jad’ah, Qaymawa, Zelikan camps and in Rehabilitated Classrooms in Tikrit and Alam.

41,752IDP Children Need EiE Support

24 Jan 2017 description

Humanitarian needs

  • Clearance of schools is an urgent issue in newly retaken areas, where thorough assessments, clearance and verifications of safety are needed before the Ninewa Directorate of Education (DoE) can re-open schools.

  • Sufficient space is not being allocated for temporary classrooms within camps and emergency camps, according to the number of children living in each camp.

24 Jan 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

by GWENN DUBOURTHOUMIEU

The root causes of gender based violence stem from traditional practices and persistent inequalities in terms of status and opportunities made available to men and women respectively.

Men and women moving forward together

Through the ‘’Men and women moving forward together ‘’ programme, UNICEF and the Ministry of Gender, Family and Children’s affairs, with funding of 2 million Euro by the European Union, wish to act on all types of gender based violence and their root causes.

24 Jan 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

par GWENN DUBOURTHOUMIEU

EXPO DIGITALE _– Bien qu’inscrite dans la Constitution promulguée en 2006, l’égalité homme-femme en République démocratique du Congo ne se traduit pas souvent dans la réalité. Les femmes et les jeunes filles congolaises subissent de nombreuses formes de discrimination et, plus que les hommes, sont victimes de violences basées sur le genre._

Femmes et hommes, progressons ensemble

24 Jan 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
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16,000 children return to school with support from UNICEF

BAGHDAD, 24 January, 2017 — As fighting subsides in East Mosul, 30 schools reopened on Sunday with help from UNICEF, allowing over 16,000 children to resume their education.

Some schools in the area were closed for up to two years, and girls were largely banned from getting an education.

Maps / Infographics

1,475 entries found

Jobs

153 entries found
24 Jan 2017 description
job Closing date: 05 Feb 2017 UN Children's Fund

Job no: 502560
Work type: Fixed Term Staff
Location: Tunisia
Categories: Communication for Development (C4D)
Job Title: Communication for Development Officer (C4D)
Supervisor Title/ Level: Deputy Representative
Organizational Unit: Program Section
Post Location: Tunis, Tunisia

I. Organizational Context and Purpose for the job

24 Jan 2017 description
job Closing date: 07 Feb 2017 UN Children's Fund

Consultancy Title: Managing for Results (M4R) - MENA Quality Assurance Support Team (QAST)

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.

24 Jan 2017 description
job Closing date: 07 Feb 2017 UN Children's Fund

Purpose for the job

Under the supervision of theAdministrative & Finance Assistant, the Driver, at the G-2 level, provides reliable and safe driving services, ensuring the highest standards of professionalism, discretion, integrity, sense of responsibility, excellent knowledge of protocol whilst ensuring compliance with local driving rules and regulations.

24 Jan 2017 description
job Closing date: 17 Feb 2017 UN Children's Fund

Title: Project Coordinator, U-report

Employer: UNICEF Malaysia

Location: Kuala Lumpur, with travel throughout the country, as required

Start date: March 20, 2017

Duration: 11.5 months (with possibility of extension)

Reporting to: Innovation Lead

Background:

24 Jan 2017 description
job Closing date: 07 Feb 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

15 entries found
31 Dec 2016 description
training Registration deadline: 23 Feb 2017 Training date: 02 Jan 2017 to 27 Feb 2017 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

Next Sessions in 2017:

Part 1: 01/2 – 02/6 Part 2: 01/23 - 02/27 Part 1: 01/30 - 03/6 Part 2: 02/20 - 03/27 Part 1: 02/27 – 04/3 Part 2: 03/20 - 04/24

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: