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

18,284 entries found
22 Oct 2017 description

Key highlights

  • Four (4) new cases of cVDPV2 were reported this week— three (3) from Mayadeen district and one (1) from Boukamal district, Deir Ez-Zor governorate.

  • The total number of confirmed cVDPV2 cases is 52.

  • The second immunization round for Raqqa concluded on 13 October.
    According to administrative data, a total of 144,414 children aged 0-59m were vaccinated with mOPV2. The numbers of children reported vaccinated represented 96% of a revised estimated target calculated according to updated micro-plans.

22 Oct 2017 description

REACH, in partnership with the Nigeria WASH Sector and Global WASH Cluster carried out a baseline assessment on WASH related vulnerabilities amongst Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs), returnees and non-displaced populations in multiple Local Government Area (LGA) capitals in Borno State.
This factsheet provides an overview of key findings from the WASH baseline assessment.

22 Oct 2017 description

REACH, in partnership with the Nigeria WASH Sector and Global WASH Cluster carried out a baseline assessment on WASH related vulnerabilities amongst Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs), returnees and non-displaced populations in multiple Local Government Area (LGA) capitals in Borno State. This factsheet provides an overview of key findings from the WASH baseline assessment.

21 Oct 2017 description

KEY FIGURES

  • 1.2 Million in need of immediate WASH support in need of immediate WASH support

• Overall target* for the WASH Sector: 750’000 individuals

• Number of people reached** with WASH assistance to date: 450’000 individuals

• Total approx. gap for the WASH Sector: 300’000 individuals  

Needs

• Given the current capacity of local partners, government counterparts and INGOs with an approved FD-7, the target of the WASH Sector is 750’000 people out of the 1.2 million people in need.

21 Oct 2017 description

The nutrition sector reached 2,280,184 children under five years and pregnant and lactating women (PLW) in need from January to August of 2017 with curative and preventative nutrition services. This includes 1,097,332 children under five and PLW screened for acute malnutrition. 20,424 children under 5 years and 4,794 PLW were identified with acute malnutrition and treated. Additionally, 1,656,701 children under five and 135,248 PLW received micronutrient supplementation and 637,654 PLW were counselled on infant and young child feeding (IYCF).

Maps / Infographics

2,076 entries found

Jobs

163 entries found
22 Oct 2017 description
job Closing date: 04 Nov 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.

Purpose for the job:

20 Oct 2017 description
job Closing date: 04 Nov 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.

20 Oct 2017 description
job Closing date: 04 Nov 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.

20 Oct 2017 description
job Closing date: 04 Nov 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.

20 Oct 2017 description
job Closing date: 04 Nov 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

16 entries found
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: