United Nations Children's Fund

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Noun1.United Nations Children's Fund - an agency of the United Nations responsible for programs to aid education and the health of children and mothers in developing countriesUnited Nations Children's Fund - an agency of the United Nations responsible for programs to aid education and the health of children and mothers in developing countries
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Other members of the Steering Committee are representatives of the UN Development Program, UN Children's Fund, UN Women, and civil society groups.
According to a statement by the Permanent Representative of Kuwait to the United Nations, the contribution was delivered to several UN programs including the UN Central Emergency Response Fund, (CERF), UN Development Program (UNDP), UN Human Settlements Program, UN Children's Fund (UNICEF), UN Environment Program (UNEP), and UN Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women.
The Republic of Korea (ROK) government's contribution will be delivered through the UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) and the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR), said a press release issued recently.
In cooperation with the UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), the Kingdom has repatriated 54 children who were recruited by the Houthis and their cohorts.
The report, entitled, Levels and Trends in Child Mortality 2017, was released Thursday by the Inter-agency Group for Child Mortality Estimation (IGME) ' composed of the UN Children's Fund (UNICEF), the World Health Organization (WHO), the World Bank and the Population Division in the UN Department for Economic and Social Affairs.
Dhaka, Muharram 11, 1439, October 01, 2017, SPA -- A United Nations humanitarian affairs chief is to lead a joint mission to camps of Rohingya Muslims in Bangladesh after over half a million of the refugees fled unrest in neighbouring Myanmar, the UN children's fund UNICEF said Sunday, according to dpa.
TEHRAN (FNA)- More than two years of heavy conflict in Yemen resulted in the world's worst cholera outbreak that has killed over 1,300 people and infected more than 200,000, the World Health Organization and the UN Children's Fund said.
ACCRA -- A senior official of the UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) in Ghana on Monday encouraged fathers to help give their children the best start in life.
The funds will be provided through voluntary contributions to the budgets of the International Organisation for Migration, the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, International Committee of the Red Cross, the UN Children's Fund, the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, and the World Food Program.
The contributions also include $ 570,000 which will go to the UN Development Program (UNDP), $ 500,000 to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, $ 500,000 to the UN Commission on Human Rights (UNCHR), $ 354,000 to UN Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat), $ 200,000 to the UN Children's Fund (UNICEF), $ 200,000 to the UN Environment Programme (UNEP), $ 50,000 to the UN Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women), $ 20,000 to the UN Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR), $ 10,000 to the UN Voluntary Fund for Victims of Torture, $ 10,000 to the UN housing fund, and $ 5,000 to the UN Fund for Drug Abuse Control, KUNA reported.
The contributions also cover $570,000 that will go to the UN Development Programme (UNDP), $500,000 to the Global Fund to Fight Aids, Tuberculosis and Malaria, $500,000 to the UN Commission on Human Rights (UNCHR), $354,000 to the UN Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat), $200,000 to the UN Children's Fund (Unicef), $200,000 to the UN Environment Programme (UNEP), $50,000 to the UN Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women), $20,000 to the UN Institute for Training and Research (Unitar), $10,000 to the UN Voluntary Fund for Victims of Torture, $10,000 to the UN housing fund, and $5,000 to the UN Fund for Drug Abuse Control.
International aid organizations like the UN Children's Fund, World Food Program, the UN Development Program, the EU, the World Bank and the Asian Development Bank will help in 'research, knowledge sharing, technical assistance, small grants for capacity building and the like,' said Georgina Hernandez, head of the OVP's Anti-Poverty and Advocacies Programs.