One off Allocation (Cash) of SDC Funding to UNICEF emergency Operations in 2015
In line with the Good Humanitarian Donorship (GHD) principles, Switzerland recognizes the necessity of addressing underfunded crisis in a more predictable manner. SDC funding to UNICEF emergency programmes in 8 underfunded emergency situations allows UNICEF to better plan its assistance programmes and proactively respond to situations as needed. Moreover contributions will not be thematically earmarked except in Chad (WASH) and in Syria (SRP).
Humanitarian Assistance & DRR
Material relief assistance
Sector not specified
- United Nations Children’s Fund
Sector according to the OECD Developement Assistance Commitiee categorisation OTHER MULTISECTOR
Sub-Sector according to the OECD Developement Assistance Commitiee categorisationMultisector aid
Material relief assistance and services
Cross-cutting topics The project takes account of gender equality as a cross-cutting theme.
The project takes account of democratisation, good governance and human rights as cross-cutting themes.
Aid Type Project and programme contribution
UNICEF was established in 1946. Today UNICEF works in over 155 countries and territories. UNICEF is mandated by the UN General Assembly to advocate for the protection of children's rights (0-18 years), meet their basic needs, and expand their opportunities to reach their full potential. The country offices carry out the organization's mission through programs developed with host governments. Approximately 85% of its 11,500 staff work in the countries of beneficiaries.
UNICEF delivers quality and timely humanitarian response in emergency situations and underfunded emergencies.
UNICEF beneficiaries in the targeted countries
UNICEF provides emergency assistance in 8 countries in the aftermath of crisis and supports emergency assistance programmes that bridge the gap between relief and recovery, helping communities build a better future.
Humanitarian Assistance is provided to UNICEF beneficiaries in selected countries.
|Directorate/federal office responsible||
United Nations Organization (UNO)
|Budget||Current phase Swiss budget CHF 1’200’000 Swiss disbursement to date CHF 1’200’000 Total project since first phase Swiss budget CHF 9’900’000 Budget inclusive project partner CHF 3’000’000|
Phase 11 01.01.2015 - 31.12.2015 (Completed)Phase 10 01.01.2015 - 31.12.2015 (Completed) Phase 9 01.01.2015 - 31.12.2015 (Completed) Phase 8 01.12.2014 - 30.06.2015 (Completed) Phase 7 01.01.2014 - 31.12.2014 (Completed) Phase 6 01.01.2014 - 31.12.2014 (Completed) Phase 5 01.01.2014 - 31.12.2014 (Completed) Phase 4 01.01.2013 - 31.12.2013 (Completed) Phase 3 01.01.2013 - 31.12.2013 (Completed) Phase 2 01.01.2013 - 31.12.2013 (Completed) Phase 1 01.01.2013 - 31.12.2013 (Completed)