Public Partnerships

Funding priorities

GEORGIA, 2004 - A girl counts with an abacus in a class at the Musical Boarding School in the western city of Kutaisi. Most of Kutaisi's abandoned and orphaned children are placed here.
© UNICEF/NYHQ2004-0999/Pirozzi

Climate-related disasters, humanitarian emergencies, violent conflicts and economic turbulence continue to take their toll on children, especially the poorest. UNICEF believes that priority should be given to the rights of those children who are the most marginalized and most in need of assistance – not only because it is the right thing to do, but also because it is the most practical and cost-effective in order to achieve greater results for children.

Ways in which donors and partners can support UNICEF’s work:

Regular Resources – or funds without restrictions to their use – allow UNICEF to streamline business practices and programming, reduce transaction costs, and maintain maximum flexibility in order to reach those children most in need. In this context, the growing imbalance between Regular Resources and earmarked resources are of great concern. Global thematic funds complement Regular Resources and are the ideal option for soft earmarking that allow donor partners to direct the use of funds according to their priorities, while also supporting UNICEF’s strategic objectives.

Thanks to the generous support and commitment of Resource- and other Partners, UNICEF works relentlessly to reach millions of children.

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Please contact your focal point within UNICEF’s Public Partnerships Division for more details on how to provide support.









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