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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21 Jan 2020 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • The year 2019 was particularly marked by health epidemics, with two cholera outbreaks declared, worrying peaks of malaria throughout the year, alarming measles cases reported since November and continuous efforts to prevent and prepare a spillover of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) from the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).

21 Jan 2020 description

The Rapid Response Mechanism (RRM) is designed to monitor humanitarian action, conduct multisector assessments and to implement several emergency responses, including non-food items (NFI) and HEB1 distributions, water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) interventions, cash activities and fairs. Currently, RRM is made possible through the generous support of the European Union Civil Protection and Humaniarian Aid Office (ECHO), the Office of U.S.

21 Jan 2020 description
report UN Children's Fund

What this research brief is about

This research brief is one of a series of five briefs, which provide an overview of available evidence shown in the Campbell-UNICEF Mega-Map of the effectiveness of interventions to improve child welfare in low and middleincome countries (LMICs). These briefs summarize evidence as mapped against the five goal areas of UNICEF’s 2018–2021 Strategic Plan, although it is anticipated that they will also be useful for others working in the child well-being space.

Maps & Infographics

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Jobs

130 entries found
22 Jan 2020 description
job Closing date: 12 Feb 2020 UN Children's Fund

Do you want to help build the future of UNICEF’s global private sector fundraising and partnerships, by growing this area of work in country offices?

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 Jan 2020 description
job Closing date: 04 Feb 2020 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.

How can you make a difference?

  • Support to programme development, planning and execution.
  • 22 Jan 2020 description
    job Closing date: 05 Feb 2020 UN Children's Fund

    UNICEF works in some of the world's toughest places, to reach the world's most disadvantaged children.

    22 Jan 2020 description
    job Closing date: 31 Jan 2020 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, protection

    22 Jan 2020 description
    job Closing date: 02 Feb 2020 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

    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: