UNICEF
International Organization based in United States of America

Updates

12,231 entries found
17 Apr 2015 description
report UN Children's Fund

Attributable to UNICEF East Asia and Pacific Regional Director, Daniel Toole

UNICEF is concerned by reports of a decision by the Governments of Australia and Cambodia to start transferring refugees currently in an Australian-funded processing centre in Nauru to Cambodia for settlement.

17 Apr 2015 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • After a year of conflict, internal displacement continues to increase in Ukraine, with 1,228,090 people having fled the eastern part of the country, of whom 154,635 are children (Source: Ministry of Social Policy).

  • IDPs and other conflict-affected people in the east of the country continue to face hardship and a lack of access to social services. The general humanitarian situation remains deeply worrying.

17 Apr 2015 description
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Situation of displaced people in North-East in numbers

• The Psychosocial Support Programme is operational in Borno, Yobe and Adamawa with 30 new centres having been established in Borno and Yobe. Training was carried out in Adamawa for 34 partners/stakeholders engaged in the Monitoring and Reporting Mechanism on grave violations of children’s rights.

17 Apr 2015 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

In 2015, UNICEF continued to support 30,659 refugees, including 16,939 children, to access education, WASH, health, nutrition and protection services in and around two refugee camps in the Sahel region (Goudebou and Mentao).

  • Routine vaccination has continued throughout for children in the Malian refugee camps.

17 Apr 2015 description
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Bogotá – Abril 15 de 2015 – UNICEF, el Fondo de las Naciones Unidas para la infancia, ha recibido de parte de la Asamblea General de las Naciones Unidas, un mandato para actuar varios pilares de la Acción Humanitaria contra las Minas entre ellas la Educación en el Riesgo de Minas.

La estrategia de Educación en el Riesgo (ERM) busca reducir el riesgo de muerte y lesiones causadas por las Minas Antipersonal, las Municiones sin Explotar y los Artefactos Explosivos Improvisados, sensibilizando a la población y promoviendo comportamientos seguros.

Jobs

51 entries found
17 Apr 2015 description
job Closing date: 08 May 2015 UN Children's Fund

Purpose of the Position

17 Apr 2015 description
job Closing date: 24 Apr 2015 UN Children's Fund

Background:

The Centre for Health Sciences Training, Research and Development (CHESTRAD) is a leading African regional not-for-profit social enterprise and developmental agency with a global reach. CHESTRAD’s primary areas of interests include health systems strengthening, accountability in global health and their linkages with sustainable and equitable development. CHESTRAD deploys advocacy, policy dialogue and evidence management to impact on health systems action and improvement especially in poor resource settings.

17 Apr 2015 description
job Closing date: 30 Apr 2015 UN Children's Fund

Background:

Climate change is one of the most critical issues facing children today. Tackling the challenges of environmental sustainability is imperative for UNICEF to protect the world’s most disadvantaged children. The Office of Civil Society Partnerships is uniquely placed to mobilize civil society organizations to join together in advancing an already-existing social movement focusing on climate change and children or spearheading such a movement dedicated to children.

17 Apr 2015 description
job Closing date: 08 May 2015 UN Children's Fund

Titre du poste: Human Resources Assistant

Grade : GS5 (Grille du système des Nations Unies)

Reference du poste IMIS # 93447
Type de nomination : Nomination Temporaire (Temporary Appointment)

Durée : 364 jours à partir du 1 septembre 2015 au 30 Aout 2016 **
Lieu d’affectation** : Antananarivo

Début de travail envisagé : Septembre 2015

Date de clôture : 08 Mai 2015

****I-****CONTEXTE ET OBJECTIFS

17 Apr 2015 description
job Closing date: 30 Apr 2015 UN Children's Fund

I. CONTEXTE La pauvreté généralisée, la désorganisation profonde des structures sociales et familiales, renforcée par les effets de plusieurs décennies de conflit armés constituent les causes profondes des violences basées sur le genre en RDC. La RDC a adopté la Convention pour l’élimination de toute sorte de discriminations à l’égard des femmes (CEDEF), dispose d’une Politique Genre et d’une stratégie de lutte contre les Violences Basées sur le Genre.

Training

5 entries found
25 Feb 2015 description
training Ongoing course UN Children's Fund

This course is based on the CCCs document, revised in 2009, and is intended to inform all UNICEF staff members and relevant partners about the CCCs and how those commitments can be fulfilled.

Learning objectives

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

13 Feb 2015 description
training Ongoing course UN Children's Fund

UNICEF is a major humanitarian actor, and it is important that evaluation is undertaken to improve accountability for results and produce organizational lessons learned. The course presents a concrete emergency scenario that guides participants through the evaluation process before, during and after an emergency. It underlines the importance of evaluation to advance UNICEF accountability and leaning goals as outlined in the Core Commitments for Children in Humanitarian Action and it provides some concrete guidance.

29 Jan 2015 description
training Ongoing course UN Children's Fund

In this tutorial, you will learn about the structure and features of the Cholera toolkit. You will also get acquainted with the important aspects of the toolkit that make it user friendly.

The UNICEF Cholera Toolkit provides one place where you can find access to resources and tools ready to use for preventing, preparing for and responding to cholera outbreaks.

Learning objectives

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

27 Jan 2015 description
training Ongoing course UN Children's Fund

The Integrating Child Rights in Development Cooperation e-learning course is a suite of modules designed to help users gain an overview of critical child rights issues, standards and principles; help them understand the obligations of relevant actors to realize international commitments on child rights and some specific strategies and frameworks to ensure those are put in place at the country level; and build skills for mainstreaming child rights in different sectors and phases of development cooperation programming through the use of specific tools and examples.

09 Jan 2015 description
training Ongoing course UN Children's Fund

UNICEF is releasing a new Ebola Safety e-Course, developed by DHR/OLDS in collaboration with various specialists.

This course provides key facts about the current Ebola outbreak, promotes safe preventative practices, and offers an overview of the support in place for staff.

The course can be of particular interest to colleagues planning to travel to areas currently affected by the outbreak, and those already working in the region. While it contains some UNICEF/UN specific information, most of the course can apply to other humanitarian actors' staff.