Who we are




who we are
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A girl in Afghanistan

Improving Knowledge, Accelerating Results  

UNICEF's Regional Office for South Asia (ROSA) is dedicated to advancing the realization of the rights of all children in South Asia, especially the most marginalized and disadvantaged children.

We Work with country offices, regional institutions, media, headquarters, and global thought leaders.

We Add value to UNICEF country offices in South Asia through active leadership, technical assistance, quality assurance and oversight. 

We Increase confidence by being a trusted partner of choice and we promote efficiency in our operations. 

We Empower others to act more strategically, innovate and take risks to improve results for all girls and boys. 

We Bring state-of-the-art knowledge, regional perspective, access to global networks and the credibility of UNICEF. 

We Influence decision making and leverage support to accelerate results for children. 

UNICEF in South Asia is committed to transform the future by: 

Being child-centered and results-based

Achieving equitable results

Promoting efficient and effective operations and cooperations

Innovating by doing things differently to add value for children

Acting at scale

Documenting evidence, change, impact, and challenges 



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