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

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22 Jun 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

By Tony Byamungu

As I write this, I am inside the Iboko Health Zone, south of the Équateur Province in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Almost two months ago, the Health Minister declared an Ebola epidemic in the country. Iboko is one of the three health zones affected.

22 Jun 2018 description

INTRODUCTION

The onset of the conflict in South Sudan in December 2013 changed the landscape of humanitarian access to populations in the conflict-affected states in the Greater Upper Nile region.

22 Jun 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • By 18 June, the death toll after the Fuego volcano erupted on 3 June, has reached 110 people, 197 remain missing. The Government has announced the finalization of search and rescue operations.

  • At least 12,823 people have left their homes as the volcano is still active and the risk of new events remains. An estimated 3,623 people are currently living in official shelters, including approximately 1,400 children.

22 Jun 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • A total of 125,837 vulnerable individuals including Internally Displaced People (IDPs) and South Sudanese Refugees (SSR) received life-saving integrated health and nutrition services.

  • The Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs, Mark Lowcock, visited Sudan in May. He urged the international community to step up humanitarian response to 7.1 million vulnerable people and invest in the country’s social-economic development, expressing particular concern for women and children, and the need to protect them.

21 Jun 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • Emergency Response Plan for North West and South West regions was launched on May 27 to assist 160,000 displaced persons in these two Anglophone regions with the total budget of $15.1 million.

Maps & Infographics

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Jobs

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22 Jun 2018 description
job Closing date: 03 Jul 2018 UN Children's Fund

UNICEF works in some of the world's toughest places, to reach the world's most disadvantaged children. To save their lives. To defend their rights. To help them fulfill their potential.

Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone and we never give up.

For every child, Hope

22 Jun 2018 description
job Closing date: 06 Jul 2018 UN Children's Fund

Consultancy: Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) Specialist, UNICEF Supply Division, Copenhagen, Denmark

Duration: 11.5 months

Location: Desk Work: TBD, no DSA (per diem) provided; other travel: Travel Costs and DSA (per diem) provided for meetings, as needed and covered in accordance with UN rules and regulations.

Start Date: August 2018

Reporting to: Joint: Ousmane Dia, UNICEF Programme Division; Ken Legins, UNICEF Supply Division

22 Jun 2018 description
job Closing date: 29 Jun 2018 UN Children's Fund

For every child, Education

In the context of UNICEF's Refugee and Migrant Response in Athens, Greece, Education programmes are a key component.

How can you make a difference?

22 Jun 2018 description
job Closing date: 06 Jul 2018 UN Children's Fund

Consultant Title : Communication Consultant,Advocacy / #ENDViolence Against Children

Location: New York Headquarters

Duration: 11.5 months(starting sometime during the last two weeks of July 2018)

UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the world’s most disadvantaged children. To save their lives. To defend their rights. To help them fulfill their potential.

22 Jun 2018 description
job Closing date: 06 Jul 2018 UN Children's Fund

KENYA CO TERMS OF REFERENCE (TOR) FOR INDIVIDUAL CONTRACTORS/ CONSULTANTS

Consultant to re-design the Imarisha Afya ya Mama na Mtoto programme including linkages to the productive and economic sector in Kakamega County

PART I

Purpose of Assignment: Consultant to re-design the Imarisha Afya ya Mama na Mtoto programme including linkages to the productive and economic sector in Kakamega County

Estimated level of the assignment

NOC/P3

Training

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22 Jan 2018 description
training Ongoing course UN Children's Fund

This programme aims to help you learn about the key principles, frameworks and approaches guiding UNICEF’s humanitarian action, with a specific focus on how UNICEF prepares for and responds to humanitarian emergencies. 

Learning objectives

After completing this programme you will be able to:

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: