An agency of the United Nations dedicated to improving the health, nutrition, education, and general well-being of children. It plays a crucial role in collecting, analyzing, and disseminating data to inform policies and programs that promote children’s rights and well-being. UNICEF works tirelessly to protect children’s rights, especially facing challenges like armed conflict and climate change. It provides essential services to prevent malnutrition and stunting, benefiting nearly 336 million children.
United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)
Founding Year: 1946
Budget: $10.3m (2022)
Catherine Russell (Executive Director)
|United Nations Children’s Fund
|January 1, 2023
United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) contributes to the following Sustainable Development Goals
SDG 1 - No PovertyCalls for an end to poverty globally by 2030 and promotes increased access to basic services and social protection.
SDG 2 - Zero HungerAims to end hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture
SDG 3 - Good Health and Well BeingAims to ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages, by reducing mortality rates and increasing access to equitable health care for men and women.
SDG 4 - Quality EducationEnsure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all.
SDG 5 - Gender EqualityAims to end gender discrimination in all forms and promote equal opportunity for all women and girls in terms of education, career, and sexual/reproductive rights.
SDG 6 -Clean Water and SanitisationEnsure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all by promoting global access to adequate sanitation and hygiene.
SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean EnergyEnsure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all by promoting affordable and reliable energy sources.
SDG 8 -Decent Work and Economic GrowthPromote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all
SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation and InfrastructureBuild resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and foster innovation.
SDG 10 - Reduced InequalitiesAims to achieve economic growth by reducing inequalities regarding social, economic and political opportunities and freedoms.
SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and CommunitiesAims to promote the globalization of sustainable cities and communities in turn providing universal safe and affordable housing.
SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and ProductionAims to create responsible and sustainable practices involving consumption and production through efficiently using natural resources.
SDG 13 - Climate ActionCalls to take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts through global awareness, education, and integration into government policies.
SDG 14 - Life Below WaterCalls to conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development and prevent and reduce marine pollution in order to protect ecosystems and achieve healthy oceans.
SDG 15 - Life on LandAims to protect, restore and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, and halt and reverse land degradation and halt biodiversity loss.
SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong InstitutionsAims to promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, provide access to justice for all and build effective, accountable and inclusive institutions at all levels. Calls to reduce all forms of violence and deaths related to violence and to end abuse and exploitation
SDG 17 - Partnerships for the GoalsAims to strengthen the means of implementation and revitalize the global partnership for sustainable development by mobilizing domestic resources in order to provide support for developing countries.
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