Focus areas

Social policy and data

Child-focused research, analysis, and social and economic statistics are vital to give visibility to children's issues in the national debates and decision-making processes.

Child protection

UNICEF focuses on (i) strengthening child protection systems, (ii) preventing violence against children, (iii) supporting children's access to justice, (iv) protection of refugee and migrant children.


UNICEF contributes to improve access to quality education for children of 4 to 14 years old through (i) early childhood development, (ii) community-based education, and (iii) inclusive education. 


The Child Survival and Development programme aims at contributing to the reduction of maternal and child mortality and morbidity, especially in the most deprived areas of Egypt. 


UNICEF focuses primarily on the 1,000-day window of opportunity between conception and a child's second birthday. 

Water, sanitation and hygiene

UNICEF's interventions center around (i) providing safe water through direct water connections for the most deprived families and (ii) raising awareness on hygiene and environmental friendly practices 


UNICEF provides support for the National AIDS Program led by the Ministry of Health with a focus on policy development, advocacy, system strengthening and evidence generation. 

Adolescent development

UNICEF aims at enhancing the ability of female and male adolescents and youth to play a greater role in their society and at widening their opportunities for civic engagement. 

Emergency and resilience

UNICEF's response to the refugee crisis is part of the Regional Refugee and Resilience Plan and focuses on (i) education, (ii) health and (iii) child protection.


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