CANADIAN UNICEF COMMITTEE COMITE UNICEF CANADAToronto, Ontario
UNICEF is the world’s leading humanitarian organization focused on children. With more than 75 years of experience, we work in the most challenging areas to save children’s lives, defend their rights and help them fulfil their potential, from early childhood through adolescence - while remaining non-political and impartial. UNICEF drives change for children and young people every day around the globe by providing safe, clean water, nutrition, immunizations and disease prevention; empowering children’s futures with education, disability advocacy, and combatting child trafficking and violence; and providing emergency relief for children in natural disasters and humanitarian crises. Our unrivaled reach spans more than 190 countries and territories, making us uniquely placed to deliver sustainable change for children at scale and ensuring we are on the ground helping the most disadvantaged children to survive and thrive. While part of the UN system, UNICEF relies entirely on voluntary donations to finance our live-saving development and humanitarian work.
UNICEF stands for every child, everywhere. We are guided by the 1989 Convention on the Rights of the Child, advocating for the protection of children’s rights, helping to meet their basic needs, and giving them a fair chance to reach their full potential.
Undaunted by war, disaster, disease or distance, UNICEF staff work day in and day out to reach the world’s most disadvantaged children with healthcare and vaccines, nutrition, clean water and sanitation, protection, quality ... Read More