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

18,946 entries found
20 Jan 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

The world has no excuses! We cannot continue failing Syria’s children

Statement attributable to Geert Cappelaere, UNICEF Regional Director for the Middle East and North Africa

AMMAN, 20 January 2018- “It is tragic that at least 12 Syrians including two children died in Eastern Lebanon near the Masna’ border crossing with Syria.

19 Jan 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

SITUATION IN NUMBERS

4.35 million Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) country-wide (OCHA Nov. 2017)

537,087 refugees in DRC (UNHCR Oct. 2017)

52,903 cases of cholera cases since January 2017 (Ministry of Health)

1.9 million Children suffering from Severe Acute Malnutrition (OCHA, nov.2017)

UNICEF Appeal 2017
US$ 165 million
51% of required funds available

Highlights

19 Jan 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

SITUATION IN NUMBERS

171,332
# of arrivals in Europe through Italy, Greece and Spain in 2017
(UNHCR, 10 January 2018)

1 in 4
Of all arrivals in 2017 are children
(UNHCR, 10 January 2018)

158,215
# of child asylum-seekers in Europe between January and November 2017
(Eurostat, 10 January 2018)

19 Jan 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • Nearly 656,000 refugees have arrived since 25 August 2017, among them 380,190 are children.

  • As of 11 January 2018, over 4,000 cases of suspected diphtheria were reported, with 32 deaths registered. Over 54 per cent of these deaths occurred among children under five years.

19 Jan 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

Le premier tournoi de football exclusivement féminin est organisé à N’Djamena du 20 janvier au 3 février par l’UNICEF, en partenariat avec le Réseau des Maisons de Quartier et Jeunes et l’Union des Entraineurs et Educateurs de Football du Tchad.

N’DJAMENA, 19 janvier 2018 – Le Réseau des Maisons de Quartiers et Jeunes, l’Union des Entraineurs et Educateurs de Football du Tchad (UEFT) et l’UNICEF lancent demain samedi 20 janvier, le premier tournoi de football féminin organisé au Tchad depuis deux ans.

Maps & Infographics

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Jobs

153 entries found
21 Jan 2018 description
job Closing date: 28 Jan 2018 UN Children's Fund

Purpose of the post:

Accountable for professional technical contribution to the overall Education Programme in the western region of Afghanistan, including project design, planning, administration, monitoring and evaluation, data analysis and progress reporting. Commitment for enhancement of gender and sensitive teamwork and capacity building, in support of achievement of planned objectives of the work plan, aligned with country programme goals and strategy.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

21 Jan 2018 description
job Closing date: 01 Feb 2018 UN Children's Fund

UNICEF ALGERIE Recruits

A Finance Assistant

Purpose for the job

The Finance Assistant will be responsible for providing a variety of specialized tasks in finance functions, ensuring accurate and timely delivery that is in compliance with UNICEF financial rules and regulations, whilst demonstrating the capacity to research, adapt and evaluate irregular cases, and also to recommend improvements to process delivery and design.

At the G-6 level, the below tasks are expected to be carried out with a high level of independence.

19 Jan 2018 description
job Closing date: 05 Feb 2018 UN Children's Fund

Duty Station: Managua, Nicaragua

Type of position: Fixed Term

For every child, Health

How can you make a difference?

Under close supervision and technical guidance, provide support to the Area of Early Childhood Development, Health in the planning and organizing of a variety of tasks related to programme/projects implementation and follow-up.

We are looking for a dynamic Programme Assistant to support UNICEF’s Nicaragua Health and ECD programmes in the following areas:

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: