Tag: youth

In Conversation with Daniel Ouedraogo, Senior Youth Engagement Strategist, UNICEF Cote d’Ivoire

In Conversation with Daniel Ouedraogo, Senior Youth Engagement Strategist, UNICEF Cote d’Ivoire

Daniel Ouedraogo, Senior Youth Engagement Strategist from UNICEF Cote d’Ivoire, shares about their Cote d’Ivoire UNICEF office strategy and new approaches to working with youth. He also tells how U-Report and other UNICEF supported platforms have enabled local young people to raise their voice and take actions on issues they care about. ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ If you could tell us about the current scenario in Cote d’Ivoire and […]

Florianne Voisin présente les actions et les programmes d’engagement de l’UNICEF France

CITOYEN DU MONDE MÊME QUAND ON EST JEUNE

L’UNICEF France et U-Report France ont participé à l’événement « Être citoyen du monde » organisé par l’Agence française de développement (institution financière gouvernementale) à Paris le 13 février. « Un après-midi pour repenser le monde », c’était la ligne directrice de l’Agence française de développement (AFD) pour la rencontre […]

Internally displaced women and girls gather around water taps as they fill containers at the Dalori camp in Maiduguri, Borno State, Nigeria, Friday 3 March 2017.

The prolonged humanitarian crisis in the wake of the Boko Haram insurgency has had a devastating impact on food security and nutrition in northeast Nigeria, leading to famine-like conditions in some areas, according to a World Food Programme (WFP) situation report from late February 2017. The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) projects that by June 2017 some 5.1 million people in Nigeria will be food insecure at crisis and emergency levels. As of 15 March 2017, over the past 12 months, UNICEF and partners have provided safe water to nearly 666,000 people and treated nearly 170,000 children suffering from severe acute malnutrition in the three conflict-affected northeast Nigerian states of Borno, Yobe and Adamawa. As part of cholera preparedness, UNICEF and other WASH Sector partners are building the capacity of government and NGOs on cholera response and developing contingency plans with other stakeholders before the rainy season starting mid-April. Prepositioning of supplies for cholera response and mapping cholera hotspots are part of the preventive measures that are being planned.

UNICEF’s social media platform to engage communities reaches two million Nigerian responders

More than half global U-Report responders are in Nigeria ABUJA, 16 October 2017 – U-Report, UNICEF’s unique social media platform to engage with communities on issues that affect them, surpassed two million registered responders in Nigeria today. U-Report uses simple Short Message Service (SMS) messages and social media to reach communities […]

Job Opportunity: U-Report Coordination Specialist

Job Opportunity: U-Report Coordination Specialist

Role: U-Report Coordination Specialist, Office of Innovation Work Type : Consultancy Duration: 7 months with possibility of extension Duty Station: Remote Level: Individual contract (equivalent to L-2) If you are a committed, creative professional and are passionate about making a lasting difference for children, the world’s leading children’s rights organization […]