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Transparency and Accountability

UNICEF Hosted Funds

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As Funds Custodian and Administrator (“FCA”) of the UNICEF Hosted Funds, including the End Violence Against Children Fund (EVAC) and the Education Cannot Wait Fund (ECW) ,hereafter referred to as the “Funds” ,UNICEF has established a Funds Support Office (FSO), whose primary responsibilities are to ensure fiduciary oversight of the activities of the Funds and to guarantee that UNICEF carries out the functions described in the standard contribution agreements signed by the UNICEF Comptroller and donors.

The FSO's support to the Funds is organized under three main pillars:

  • Financial management and accounting for the Funds including the timely disbursement of funds of funds in accordance with steering committee approvals
  • Effective management of the Funds resources including transparent and timely reporting
  • Financial risk management for the Funds including organization of financial management advisors and fraud management
EVAC Fund donors     ECW Fund donors  
United Kingdom Home Office
12,626,263   United Kingdom DFID 22,797,819
Human Dignity Fund 1,262,500   Germany (BMZ) 18,723,407
Switzerland 356,415   Denmark 10,500,387
New Venture Fund 300,000   United States PRM 10,000,000
Canada 74,311   United States USAID 10,000,000
      Netherlands 7,430,998
      France 2,275,313
      Dubai Cares 2,000,000
      Australia 1,572,973

Amount in above tables specified in USD.

Detailed contribution and disbursement data can be found on the UNICEF Transparency Portal.

Allegations of misuse of funds should be reported to UNICEF’s Office of Internal Audit and Investigations at integrity1@unicef.org.

The Standard Contribution Agreements can be found here.

Contact us

Attn: Funds Support Office
633 Third Avenue
Room 25-36

New York, NY 10017
United States of America

Tel: +1 212 824 6956
Fax: +1 212 887 7465
Website:  https://www.unicef.org/hosted-funds/

Email: dfam-fso@unicef.org



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