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Resources for development professionals

Please visit the new resource centre for development professionals

Resources for development professionals include:

Situation Analysis

Situation Analysis
How UNICEF supports strengthening evidence for achieving child-focused and gender-sensitive policies, laws and budgets. Includes links to examples of recently published situation analyses.

Expert recommended resources

Advanced search portals for professionals:

Technical and policy documents

A wide variety of detailed development and policy-related information is available through the technical and policy documents’ pages for the following issues:

Statistical data

Monitoring and statistics index
Links to statistical data from the annual State of the World’s Children report.

UNICEF’s key statistical databases with detailed country-specific information. Technical tools for conducting Multiple Indicator Cluster Surveys (MICS).

Evaluation and good practices

Evaluation and good practices
How UNICEF learns from experience in order to achieve better results from our work for children and women. Includes definitions, policies, tools, examples and links.

Evaluation database
Abstracts with access to the full text of UNICEF’s evaluations, studies and surveys.

Research and publications

Innocenti Research Centre
The Centre undertakes original research on the changing situation of children. Research results are available as publications (PDF), including the Innocenti Social Monitor and Regional MONEE Report, the Innocenti Digests and the Innocenti Report Card series.

UNICEF publications
The UNICEF publications catalogue includes descriptions, PDF files, ordering information for publications in print format, and links to online texts.

Working papers
Working papers cover four broad areas of policy work in UNICEF: social policy and economic analysis, gender equality and human rights, legislative reform, and issues selected for in-depth research related to The State of the World's Children

Procuring supplies for children

Procuring supplies for children
Technical information on what UNICEF procures and how, including the Supply Catalogue Online.

Supply Catalogue Online
Database containing specifications for 1,700 items for children and their families, and technical bulletins.

For suppliers
How to become a supplier to UNICEF, our procurement policies and invitations for expressions of interest.

Procurement Services
Procurement and management services available to development partners.

Training materials

PATH training programme
A Principled Approach to Humanitarian Action (PATH) is a 3-day training programme which aims to reinforce understanding and practical application of the international legal and ethical standards that guide UNICEF's humanitarian action.




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