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

19,584 entries found
20 Apr 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

SITUATION IN NUMBERS

2.6 million children in need
5.5 million people
# of people who need Humanitarian Assistance
(Source: Sudan Humanitarian Needs Overview 2018)

960,000 children internally displaced
2 million people
# of internally displaced people
(Source: Sudan Humanitarian Needs Overview 2018)

468,475 South Sudanese refugee children
767,992 people
# of South Sudanese refugees in Sudan in total

20 Apr 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights:

D. R. Congo: since week 12, epidemic increase of the new cholera outbreak in Ituri, near the Lake Albert where are located several camps of IDPs returning from Uganda. Persistence of other cholera outbreak, in particular along the Congo River axis and some micro-outbreaks in Kinshasa.

Liberia: One suspected case was reported at week 14.

Nigeria: At week 13, 337 cases and 8 deaths were reported from seven States. Of these, 19 were laboratory confirmed.

Faits saillants:

Maps & Infographics

2,431 entries found

Jobs

158 entries found
21 Apr 2018 description
job Closing date: 05 May 2018 UN Children's Fund

Si vous etes une personne engagée, un professionnel créatif et passionnée par des actions qui génèrent une différence durable en faveur des enfants, l'Organisation mondiale leader des droits des enfants aimerait avoir plus d'informations sur vous.

21 Apr 2018 description
job Closing date: 05 May 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.

Purpose of the Position

21 Apr 2018 description
job Closing date: 03 May 2018 UN Children's Fund

Terms of Reference: Individual National Consultant for Development of a Needs Analysis with Recommendations for Professional Development of Preschool Education Teachers

1. Background

20 Apr 2018 description
job Closing date: 05 May 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.

Background & Rationale

Training

17 entries found
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: