UNICEF-EMOPS – Core Contribution

Progetto concluso

Paese/Regione Tema Periodo Budget
Assistenza umanitaria & RRC
Assistenza materiale
Sector not specified
01.09.2013 - 31.12.2014
CHF  1’200’000
Area di competenza

UNICEF mandate is to advocate for the protection of children’s rights, to help meet their basic needs and to expand their opportunities to reach their full potential. In emergency settings, UNICEF leads or co-leads clusters of Nutrition, WASH, Education and two areas of responsibility (AOR) in child protection and gender based violence.

Priorità strategiche della Svizzera e dell'organizazione e loro coerenza

UNICEF’s activities and priorities are correlated with Swizerland humanitarian frameworks. UNICEF is an important partner for implementation of Switzerland Humanitarian Aid and is one of the main FDFA partners for the implementation of the Disaster Risk Reduction, WASH and protection activities as underlined in the Message to the Parliament 2013-2016.

Risultati dell'impegno dell'organizzazione nella fase precedente

  • Policy and strategic dialogue between SDC/HA and EMOPS have been strengthened on protection and Peacebuilding issues in fragile and emergency settings
  • The Swiss presence at UNICEF/EMOPS operational level has been strengthened through secondments (SHA)
  • Switzerland has contributed to the strengthening of the EMOPS Office in Geneva, and interagency cooperation has been improved

Risultati dell'impegno svizzero nella fase precedente

  • The collaboration between SDC and UNICEF has been strengthened on several technical areas, namely protection, WASH and DRR
  • The experience of UNICEF in working in fragile contexts is shared and discussed with SDC
  • Humanitarian Aid is a specific theme during the Executive Boards
  • Discussions on the Transformative Agenda are taking place

Effetti a medio termine ottenuti dall'attuale impegno dell'organizzazione

  • Policy dialogue on UNICEF’s role in emergencies is strengthened (humanitarian partnership and coordination; child protection; peacebuilding) and interagency collaboration is improved
  • Support is provided for improved results based management in strengthening the rights of children and women in humanitarian and post crisis situations
  • The Swiss presence at UNICEF/EMOPS operational level and HQ is strengthened through secondments (SHA)

Effetti a medio termine ottenuti dall'attuale impegno svizzero

  • Humanitarian Partnerships are strengthened; UNICEF humanitarian policies and operations are fully informed by inter-agency developments, including the TA
  • Effective support is provided to UNICEF offices in Emergency Risk Informed Programming and DRR approaches
  • Effective and inclusive global coordination mechanisms for the assigned clusters are strengthened
  • Efficiency and effectiveness of the overall management of EMOPS Geneva is ensured

Direzione/Ufficio responsabile DSC
Credito Aiuto umanitario
Partner del progetto Partner contrattuale
Organizzazione delle Nazioni Unite (ONU)
  • Fondo delle Nazioni Unite per l’infanzia

Budget Fase in corso Budget Svizzera CHF    1’200’000 Budget svizzero attualmente già speso CHF    1’200’000
Posizione della Svizzera nella graduatoria dei maggiori donatori



Other donors such as DfID, ECHO, SIDA, Norway and Netherlands will or might support the UNICEF Geneva EMOPS Division.

Coordinamento con altri progetti e attori

Switzerland is coordinating and pursuing a dialogue with such donors in foras such as the Executive Board, the ODSG and the GHD. Switzerland’s support through this project amounts around 4.5% of the total project budget.

Fasi del progetto Fase 12 01.01.2024 - 31.12.2025   (Fase in corso) Fase 7 01.01.2017 - 31.12.2017   (Completed) Fase 6 01.01.2015 - 31.12.2016   (Completed)

Fase 5 01.09.2013 - 31.12.2014   (Completed)

Fase 4 01.09.2011 - 31.12.2013   (Completed)