UNICEF National Committees
While donor governments provide direct funding to UNICEF, national committees play a critical role in supporting UNICEF programmes by raising one third of UNICEF's annual income. These committees are independent, local non-governmental organizations that serve as a public face for UNICEF and whose specific mandate is to raise awareness and financial support for UNICEF around the world. The following committees have helped raise funds in support of UNICEF Cambodia Country Programme 2011-2015:
Australian Committee for UNICEF
In Australia, UNICEF advocates for the rights of all children to be realised and works to improve public and government support for child rights and international development.
French Committee for UNICEF
The French Committee for UNICEF is a non-profit association with more than 6500 volunteers. The association has three main objectives.
German Committee for UNICEF
Since 1953 the German Committee for UNICEF has been supporting children around the world. The German Committee for UNICEF counts on over 8000 volunteers and many celebrities who are committed to UNICEF and its objectives.
Japan Committee for UNICEF
The Japan Committee for UNICEF is a long-time supporter of UNICEF Cambodia across a number of the different areas of the Country Programme.
Korean Committee for UNICEF
The Korean Committee for UNICEF has supported UNICEF Cambodia’s efforts to help Cambodia’s progress towards elimination goal of mother to child transmission of HIV of less than 3 per cent.
Luxembourg Committee for UNICEF
Since 1979, the Luxembourg Committee for UNICEF has been in operation with the primary objectives of raising awareness nationally of issues faced by children around the world and to raise funds to support international UNICEF programmes.
United States Fund for UNICEF
The U.S. Fund is a long-time supporter of UNICEF Cambodia and has contributed to a number of our programme areas. Through the Kiwanis/UNICEF campaign, funds have been raised to contribute towards the elimination of maternal and neonatal tetanus
Norwegian and Danish Committees & Lithuanian National Committee for UNICEF
In 2012, the Committees for UNICEF in Denmark, Norway and Lithuania pledged their commitment to support UNICEF Cambodia to make a lasting difference for child survival in Cambodia.