Chief WASH, P-5, FT, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia #7474 | UNICEF - United Nations Children’s Fund (2023)

UNICEF Ethiopia is looking for a seasoned WASH professional. The Chief WASH is responsible for managing and supervising all stages of the WASH programme from strategic planning and formulation to the delivery of the WASH outcome and output results. The Chief is also responsible for leading and managing the CO WASH team. The Chief WASH is accountable for ensuring that the WASH outcome and output results are achieved according to plans, allocations, results based-management approaches and methodology, UNICEF’s Strategic Plan, standards of performance and accountability framework. At Regional or HQ level, the Senior WASH Adviser worked under direct supervision of the Deputy Regional Director or Associate Director respectively. A role at the regional and HQ level focuses on demonstrating UNICEF’s strategic technical and management leadership in WASH generally, including in key areas as emergency preparedness and response areas, high level advocacy on WASH needs and issues, leveraging financial and other resources, build on evidence, analysis of data to mobilize resources and partnership for advancing WASH and UNICEF’s contribution to achieving sustainable, resilient and inclusive SDG results in diverse contexts to “Leave No One Behind.”Taking up this role is interesting and rewarding.Female qualified candidates who meet the requirements of the post are highly encouraged to apply.

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Ethiopia is situated in the Horn of Africa and is the second most populous country on the continent with an estimated population of 115 million. It borders six African countries: Djibouti, Eritrea, Kenya, Somalia, South Sudan, and Sudan, and covers 1,104,300 square kilometers. Approximately 85 percent of the population lives in rural areas. Ethiopia represents a melting pot of ancient cultures with Middle Eastern and African cultures evident in the religious, ethnic, and language composition of its people.

Over the past two years, children and their families across Ethiopia faced multiple and complex emergencies, such as the conflict in the northern Ethiopia and the drought, which resulted in millions of people in need of urgent humanitarian assistance. UNICEF has programmes in Child Protection, WASH, Health, Nutrition, Social Policy, and Education and serves over 15 million children in Ethiopia. Join UNICEF Ethiopia to contribute to improving the lives of children and women.

Watch our video about making daily clean water a reality in Ethiopiahere.

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Under the guidance of Deputy Representative Programme (D1), the Chief WASH is responsible for managing and supervising all stages of the WASH programme from strategic planning and formulation to the delivery of the WASH outcome and output results. The Chief is also responsible for leading and managing the CO WASH team. The Chief WASH is accountable for ensuring that the WASH outcome and output results are achieved according to plans, allocations, results based-management approaches and methodology, UNICEF’s Strategic Plan, standards of performance and accountability framework. At Regional or HQ level, the Senior WASH Adviser worked under direct supervision of the Deputy Regional Director or Associate Director respectively. A role at the regional and HQ level focuses on demonstrating UNICEF’s strategic technical and management leadership in WASH generally, including in key areas as emergency preparedness and response areas, high level advocacy on WASH needs and issues, leveraging financial and other resources, build on evidence, analysis of data to mobilize resources and partnership for advancing WASH and UNICEF’s contribution to achieving sustainable, resilient and inclusive SDG results in diverse contexts to “Leave No One Behind.”

Summary of Key Functions and Accountabilities

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  1. Managerial and technical leadership
  2. Strategic guidance in Programme development and planning
  3. Efficiency in programme management, monitoring and quality control of results
  4. Advisory services and technical support
  5. Advocacy, networking, and partnership building
  6. Quality, timeliness and predictability of humanitarian WASH preparedness and response
  7. Innovation, knowledge management and capacity building

1. Managerial and technical leadership

  • Establish the annual work plan, determining priorities and performance measurements. Monitor workplan implementation, to ensure that WASH output results are achieved to schedule and performance standards. Report critical issues to the Deputy and Representative or Associate Director for timely action.
  • Establish the annual workplan outputs, activities and developmental priorities of the WASH section staff. Provide timely guidance to enable the WASH section staff to perform their duties responsibly and efficiently.
  • Manage WASH team building and motivation. Signal potential conflicts and take preventive action, in coordination with Human Resources staff.

2. Strategic guidance in programme development and planning

  • Oversee the preparation of the WASH inputs for the situation analysis. Ensure that comprehensive and current data is used to inform WASH policy and programme development, planning, management and implementation. Keep abreast of global, regional and national WASH sector developments, for maximum efficiency and effectiveness in WASH programme design, management and implementation.
  • Collaborate with colleagues and partners to discuss national WASH priorities, resources, strategies and methodologies to ensure the most strategic use of the collective resources of external support agencies.
  • Lead the development of the WASH outcome and output results of the country programme (or CCPD), along with related background, strategic analysis and delivery strategies, ensuring alignment with the UNICEF’s Strategic Plan, UNICEF’s global WASH strategy and the country programme as well as government plans and priorities, and the role of other WASH external support agencies. Lead the development of output-related indicators, baselines, targets and means of verification. Lead the development of the WASH content of the CPAP.
  • Ensure the development and management of a fund-raising strategy for WASH, aligned with the WASH output results in the country programme, and lead interactions with senior staff of donor agencies.
  • Support the development and modification of UNICEF WASH policy and strategy instruments based on WASH programming monitoring, studies and assessments, and UNICEF field experience and lessons learned.

3. Efficiency in programme management, monitoring and quality control of results

  • Prepare documentation for programme reviews and analytical statements on progress and constraints of WASH outcome and output results.
  • Provide technical and operational support throughout all stages of programming processes for the achievement of the WASH output results. Ensure effective collaboration with other UNICEF sectors, where needed.
  • With other external support agencies, analyze national government WASH sector programmes and projects, with a focus on WASH outcomes (behaviors), using bottleneck analysis tools available in the sector (WASH-BAT, CSOs, SDAs).
  • Manage monitoring and evaluation of the WASH programme and its components, programme reviews and annual sectoral reviews with government and other partners and prepare reports for CO management and WASH sector coordination bodies.
  • Monitor, report and certify the use of sectoral programme resources (financial, administrative and other assets), verify compliance with approved allocations, organizational rules, regulations/procedures and donor commitments, standards of accountability and integrity.
  • Ensure timely donor reporting, negotiate any changes required to agreements with donor in a timely manner. Ensure systems are in place for HACT compliance.

4. Advisory services and technical support

  • Participate in strategic discussions to influence national WASH policies and strategies, including the reduction of inequalities, contributing to global sector learning.
  • Advise senior officials in government, NGOs, UN agencies and WASH sector donors on WASH policies, strategies and best practices.
  • Lead the preparation of policy papers, reports, briefing notes and other strategic materials for use by management, donors, UNICEF regional offices and headquarters.
  • Coordinate the use of technical experts from the Regional Office and HQ, as and where appropriate in the WASH programme, through remote support and on-site visits.

5. Advocacy, networking and partnership building

  • Build and strengthen strategic partnerships with government counterparts, UN agencies, donor agencies, WASH institutions, NGOs, research institutes and the private sector to stimulate coordination and collaboration.
  • Oversee the analysis of national budgets for WASH, cost analysis and value-for-money studies, to advocate for improvements in sector efficiency.
  • Produce materials for WASH programme advocacy to promote awareness, establish partnerships and support fund-raising.
  • Represent UNICEF in inter-agency discussions, ensuring that UNICEF’s position, interests and priorities are fully considered and integrated in planning and agenda setting.
  • Interact with global and regional initiatives and partnerships for WASH and support / assume UNICEF leadership in key global/regional WASH platforms.

6. Quality, timeliness and predictability of humanitarian WASH preparedness and response

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  • Ensure the annual preparation/revision of UNICEF’s preparedness for WASH in emergencies.
  • Ensure the coordination arrangements for humanitarian WASH are in place, for instant robust coordination in case of an emergency.
  • Ensure that all UNICEF WASH staff are familiar with UNICEF’s procedures for responding in an emergency.
  • In case of an emergency, ensure that UNICEF meets its commitments for WASH in the response and early recovery.
  • Support government to strengthen WASH emergency preparedness.

7. Innovation, knowledge management and capacity building

  • Organize and lead the development, implementation, monitoring and documentation of WASH action research and innovation (technical or systems), ensuring rigorous monitoring and wide sharing of results.
  • Determine priorities for learning/knowledge products, covering innovative approaches and good practices, to support overall WASH sector development.
  • Systematically plan, support and monitor the professional development of UNICEF WASH staff, to ensure our sector capacity remains up-to-date with latest developments.
  • Organize the systematic assessment of WASH sector capacity gap analysis, in collaboration with government and other stakeholders, and support the design of initiatives to strengthen capacities systematically.
  • Ensure regular updates of the UNICEF knowledge sharing platforms (Communication or collaboration SharePoint sites) with WASH learning / knowledge products in support of the organization wide Enterprise Content Management (ECM) initiative, including support in the feedback and use of the knowledge products and learnings.

To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have…

  • An advanced university degree (Master's) in public health, social sciences, health and hygiene behavior change communication, environmental or public health, water resource management or another relevant technical field.
  • A minimum of ten (10) years of professional experience in WASH-related programmes at the national and international levels in a mix set of country context (including humanitarian, fragile, developing) is required.
  • Proven ability to effectively lead a team to deliver results is required.
  • Previous work experience in an emergency duty station/ context is strongly desirable.
  • Fluency in English (verbal and written) is required. Knowledge of another official UN language (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian or Spanish) or a local language is an asset.

For every Child, you demonstrate...

UNICEF’s Core Values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust and Accountability and Sustainability (CRITAS) underpin everything we do and how we do it. Get acquainted with Our Values Charter: UNICEF Values

UNICEF competencies required for this post are…

  • Nurtures, Leads and Manages People (2)
  • Builds and maintains partnerships (2)
  • Demonstrates self-awareness and ethical awareness (2)
  • Drive to achieve results for impact (2)
  • Innovates and embraces change (2)
  • Manages ambiguity and complexity (2)
  • Thinks and acts strategically (2)
  • Works collaboratively with others (2)

During the recruitment process, we test candidates following the competency framework. Familiarize yourself with our competency framework and its different levels: competency framework here.

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UNICEF is here to serve the world’s most disadvantaged children and our global workforce must reflect the diversity of those children. The UNICEF family is committed to include everyone, irrespective of their race/ethnicity, age, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, nationality, socio-economic background, or any other personal characteristic.

We offer a wide range of benefits to our staff, including paid parental leave, breastfeeding breaks and reasonable accommodation for persons with disabilities. UNICEF strongly encourages the use of flexible working arrangements.

UNICEF has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and UNICEF, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. UNICEF is committed to promote the protection and safeguarding of all children. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks, and will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles. Background checks will include the verification of academic credential(s) and employment history. Selected candidates may be required to provide additional information to conduct a background check.


UNICEF’s active commitment towards diversity and inclusion is critical to deliver the best results for children. For this position, eligible and suitable qualified female candidatesare strongly encouraged to apply.

Mobility is a condition of international professional employment with UNICEF and an underlying premise of the international civil service.

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UNICEF appointments are subject to medical clearance.  Issuance of a visa by the host country of the duty station, which will be facilitated by UNICEF, is required for IP positions. Appointments are also subject to inoculation (vaccination) requirements, including against SARS-CoV-2 (Covid). Government employees that are considered for employment with UNICEF are normally required to resign from their government before taking up an assignment with UNICEF. UNICEF reserves the right to withdraw an offer of appointment, without compensation, if a visa or medical clearance is not obtained, or necessary inoculation requirements are not met, within a reasonable period for any reason.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.


Who is the head of UNICEF in Ethiopia? ›

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 23 January 2023 – Today, the new UNICEF Representative in Ethiopia, Dr. Aboubacar Kampo, presented a copy of his credentials to Ambassador Demeke Atnafu Ambulo, Director General of Protocol Affairs of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ethiopia. Welcoming Dr.

What does UNICEF do in Ethiopia? ›

UNICEF's work in Ethiopia

UNICEF works to support national efforts to ensure the realization of the rights of children and women through improved child survival, development and protection.

What is the wash strategy of UNICEF? ›

WASH, together with climate change, disaster risk reduction and environmental degradation make up Goal Area 4 which aims that “Every child, including adolescents, has access to safe and equitable water, sanitation and hygiene services and supplies, and lives in a safe and sustainable climate and environment".

What is the history of UNICEF in Ethiopia? ›

UNICEF has been present in Ethiopia since 1952 and its history is closely tied to Ethiopia's gradual transformation into a modern economy with strong aspirations for middle income status by 2025. At the end of the Second World War, Ethiopia embarked on a programme to modernize its economy and social infrastructure.

How many NGOS are there in Ethiopia? ›

Currently there are 53 NGO networks working in Ethiopia, including the Ethiopian Consortium of Health and Environment, the Sustainable Land Use Forum, the Consortium of Climate Change in Ethiopia, the Forum for Environment, the Network for Integrated Development, the Youth Network for Sustainable Development, and the ...

Who is the top person in UNICEF? ›

UNICEF Executive Director Catherine Russell's remarks at the Transforming Education Summit: Advancing Gender Equality Through Education.

What is the biggest problem in education today in Ethiopia? ›

Only 25 per cent of secondary school aged children are enrolled in secondary school. Traditional gender norms, a high burden of domestic work (especially for girls), long distances to school are some of the barriers to education.

Is education free in Ethiopia? ›

The academic year runs from September to July and education is free at the primary level. Students enter school at age 7 and compulsory (primary) education lasts for six years and ends at age 12. In Ethiopia, 32% of children of official primary school ages are out of school.

What are the major problems in Ethiopia? ›

Conflict between the Ethiopian federal government and the political administration of the northern Tigray region, the Tigray People's Liberation Front (TPLF), continued throughout 2021, resulting in the highest levels of political violence in Ethiopia since the end of the Ethiopian-Eritrean War in June 2000.

What are the three pillars of WASH? ›

WASH is at the centre of this development agenda, with a distinct sector goal (SDG 6) that envisions universal, sustainable, and equitable access to safe drinking water, sanitation and hygiene, and the elimination of open defecation by 2030.

What are the 6 F's in hygiene? ›

Refer to the '6Fs' of feacal oral contamination; Fields, Feaces, Fluids, Food and Fingers.

What is the WASH strategy in Ethiopia? ›

The Government of Ethiopia has an ambitious target: to achieve universal access to water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) by 2020. WaterAid is the only international NGO working on WASH services in the country.

What is the WFP doing in Ethiopia? ›

Who we are. We bring life-saving relief in emergencies and use food assistance to build peace, stability and prosperity for people recovering from conflict, disasters and the impact of climate change.

What was UNICEF originally created for? ›

The United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF) was established in 1946, in the aftermath of World War II. Our mandate was clear: to help children and young people whose lives and futures were at risk – no matter what role their country had played in the war.

Who founded UNICEF and why? ›

In the aftermath of World War II, the General Assembly of the United Nations votes to establish the United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF), an organization to help provide relief and support to children living in countries devastated by the war.

Which NGOs were kicked out of Ethiopia? ›

In August, Ethiopia suspended three nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), including the Norwegian Refugee Council, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), and Al Maktoume Foundation for three months. On September 30, Ethiopia expelled seven senior UN officials.

Which NGOs are suspended in Ethiopia? ›

Addis Ababa, August 4/2021(ENA) The government of Ethiopia has suspended MSF Holland, Norwegian Refugee Council and Al Mektoum Foundation for breaching rules of the nation and operating outside of their mandate, according to Ethiopian Current Issues Fact Check.

Which is the biggest NGOs of the world? ›

The 15 Biggest NGOs in the World
  • #1. Save the Children. Established in: 1919. ...
  • #2. Oxfam International. Established in: 1942. ...
  • #3. Doctors without Borders. Established in: 1971. ...
  • #4. BRAC. Established in: 1972. ...
  • #5. World Vision. ...
  • #6. International Rescue Committee. ...
  • #7. Catholic Relief Services. ...
  • #8. Danish Refugee Council.

How much does UNICEF pay in the US? ›


The average UNICEF USA salary ranges from approximately $43,772 per year for an Intern to $220,898 per year for a Managing Director. The average UNICEF USA hourly pay ranges from approximately $21 per hour for an Intern to $30 per hour for a Coordinator.

What is the salary of the UNICEF CEO? ›

FACTS: UNICEF USA President & CEO Michael J. Nyenhuis' salary, at $620,000, is less than 1% of all funds raised for children.

Who are the top UNICEF donors? ›

Our top three resource partners in 2021 (by contributions received) were the Governments of the United States of America (US$884 million), Germany (US$868 million) and the European Union (US$585 million).

Is healthcare free in Ethiopia? ›

Public Healthcare in Ethiopia

Technically, the Ethiopian government provides free healthcare to its citizens. A few government hospitals are overcrowded.

Where does Ethiopia rank in education? ›

Total population42.7% Ranked 153th.
Primary education, duration > Years6 Ranked 143th. The same as United States
Primary education, teachers per 10002.95 Ranked 65th.
Pupil-teacher ratio, primary53.75 Ranked 6th. 4 times more than United States
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How many children don t go to school in Ethiopia? ›

Ethiopia Education Fast Facts

3.6 million children are out of school. Conflict and the climate crisis have partially or severely damaged over 8,700 schools in Ethiopia.

What Ethiopia is famous for? ›

What is Ethiopia famous for? Ethiopia is famous for its high-quality coffee it produces, its rich culture and national parks. Find out more about how Ethiopia will surprise you with its monolithic churches, stunning national parks, ornate palaces and welcoming tribespeople on an Intrepid tour of Ethiopia.

How much is American school in Ethiopia? ›

Finances: During the 2022-2023 school year, 98% of the school's income derives from tuition and fees. The annual rates are as follows: early years 3-4: $11,165 (half day)/$18,152 (full day); kindergarten (EY5)-grade 5: $28,009; grades 6-8: $31,765; grades 9-10: $33,319; and grades 11-12: $34,646.

What is the average salary in Ethiopia? ›

The median salary for a person in Ethiopia is 107,860 ETB.

Is it safe to go to Addis Ababa? ›

Reconsider travel to Ethiopia due to conflict, civil unrest, crime, communications disruptions, and the potential for terrorism and kidnapping in border areas.

Why is Ethiopia important to the United States? ›

The United States and Ethiopia share a long-standing and important partnership based on mutual interests in promoting peace, stability, and economic development. The United States has maintained diplomatic relations with Ethiopia since 1903.

What is the major problem of Addis Ababa? ›

Only 44% of the population have access to clean water, and less than 30% have access to sewerage services. Flooding, landslides and fire hazards affect many due to informal housing construction in risk-prone areas, congested settlement patterns, and poor housing quality. The city is challenged by youth unemployment.

What are the 5 steps in the WASH process? ›

Follow Five Steps to Wash Your Hands the Right Way
  • Wet your hands with clean, running water (warm or cold), turn off the tap, and apply soap.
  • Lather your hands by rubbing them together with the soap. ...
  • Scrub your hands for at least 20 seconds. ...
  • Rinse your hands well under clean, running water.

What are the four main times your hands should be washed? ›

Key Times to Wash Hands

Before, during, and after preparing food. Before and after eating food. Before and after caring for someone at home who is sick with vomiting or diarrhea. Before and after treating a cut or wound.

What are 3 occasions where proper hand washing is a must? ›

Wash your hands:

After coughing or blowing your nose. Before making or eating food. After playing with animals. After using the toilet.

What is personal hygiene grade 4? ›

What is personal hygiene? Personal hygiene is how you care for your body. This practice includes bathing, washing your hands, brushing your teeth, and more. Every day, you come into contact with millions of outside germs and viruses. They can linger on your body, and in some cases, they may make you sick.

What are poor hygiene levels? ›

Here are some signs that are indicative of poor hygiene in yourself or someone else:
  • body odor from not showering regularly.
  • unwashed or disheveled hair.
  • bad breath, food between teeth, or signs of tooth decay and gingivitis.
  • wearing soiled clothing.
  • dirty and untrimmed fingernails and toenails.
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What are the 5f for hygiene? ›

5 Fs that cause the spread of food borne diseases are Food (contaminated), Fingers (unclean), Faeces, Fomites, and Flies.

What does Ethiopia trade the most? ›

Ethiopia Exports - values, historical data and charts - was last updated on April of 2023. Ethiopia main exports are gold (21 percent of total exports) and coffee (19 percent). Others include: live animals, oilseeds, flowers and khat.

What is holy water treatment Ethiopia? ›

Holy water (Amharic: ፀበል) is deeply rooted tenet in the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church, believed to able cast demons and cure illed people effectively. Water can be poured to person or drinking are the main practice for "healing toxic".

What is the most usual water treatment method in Ethiopia? ›

In Ethiopia, there are different point-of-use water treatment options being practiced of which boiling, adding bleach, filtration, and solar disinfection are listed as appropriate point-of-use water treatment methods [8, 9].

Is Ethiopia food secure? ›

A Crisis of Hunger

Among the world's countries suffering from the current global hunger crisis, Ethiopia is ranked by the World Food Programme (WFP) as the third most affected. According to the WFP, 14 to 15 million Ethiopians (13% - 14% of the country population) are experiencing severe food insecurity.

Which country gave the largest donation to WFP? ›

Contributions to WFP in 2019
Flexible Donors
2United Kingdom51.746.442
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What is Ethiopia doing to help poverty? ›

These are: Agricultural Development Led Industrialization (ADLI), Justice system and civil service reform, decentralization and empowerment, and capacity building in public and private sectors. Such a four-pronged approach is believed to be effective in a fight against poverty and ensure sustainable development.

What is UNICEF called now? ›

UNICEF became a permanent part of the United Nations system in 1953, when our name was shortened to the United Nations Children's Fund.

What is the United Nations for kids? ›

What is the United Nations? The United Nations serves as a global forum where countries can raise and discuss the most difficult issues, including problems of war and peace.

What is the difference between UNICEF and UNICEF USA? ›

UNICEF works in over 190 countries and territories, helping to save and meaningfully improve the lives of children globally — focusing on the most vulnerable. UNICEF USA advances the global mission of UNICEF by rallying the American public to support the world's most vulnerable children.

Who runs UNICEF USA? ›

UNICEF Executive Director Catherine Russell's remarks at the Education Cannot Wait: High-Level Financing Conference. NEW YORK, 16 February 2023 - "Excellencies, colleagues, it is good to be with you.

Who is the owner of the UNICEF? ›

UNICEF is a multilateral child-rights organisation established by the UN with 70 years of field-tested expertise, a network that spans the globe, a passion for innovation and a commitment to make every penny count.

Is UNICEF a good charity to donate to? ›

This charity's score is 91%, earning it a Four-Star rating. If this organization aligns with your passions and values, you can give with confidence.
Rating Information.
Accountability & Finance32.5
Impact & Results50
Leadership & Adaptability7.5
Culture & Community10

Who is the head director of UNICEF? ›

UNICEF Executive Director Catherine Russell's remarks at the Education Cannot Wait: High-Level Financing Conference. NEW YORK, 16 February 2023 - "Excellencies, colleagues, it is good to be with you.

Who is the USAID Mission Director in Ethiopia? ›

Sean Jones assumed leadership of USAID Ethiopia in July of 2019. USAID Ethiopia is one of the largest USAID missions in Africa and is a focus country for presidential initiatives covering HIV and AIDS, malaria, child survival, agricultural growth, food security and nutrition, climate change and energy.

Who is the head of office of Ocha in Ethiopia? ›

Michel Saad. Michel Saad is the Head of Office of United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) for Ethiopia.

Who is the former CEO of UNICEF? ›

James P. Grant
Jim Pineo Grant
BornMay 12, 1922 Beijing, Republic of China
DiedJanuary 28, 1995 (aged 72) Mount Kisco, New York, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
EducationUniversity of California, Berkeley (BA) Harvard University (JD)
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What is the salary for the CEO of UNICEF? ›

UNICEF USA President & CEO Michael J. Nyenhuis' salary, at $620,000, is less than 1% of all funds raised for children. UNICEF USA's tax returns (called "990s") are published annually and are readily available to the public.

Who controls UNICEF? ›

It is governed by a 36-member executive board that establishes policies, approves programs, and oversees administrative and financial plans. The board is made up of government representatives elected by the United Nations Economic and Social Council, usually for three-year terms.

Who funds UNICEF? ›

Resources to UNICEF's programmes come from the voluntary contributions of governments, intergovernmental organizations, the private sector and individuals.

Who controls USAID? ›

USAID is headed by an Administrator appointed by the President and confirmed by the Senate.

Who is USAID funded by? ›

As a U.S. Government agency, USAID receives its funding from Congress. We work with both Congress and the Executive Office of the President to determine budget priorities. The majority of our funds are awarded competitively through contracts, grants, or cooperative agreements.

Who is behind USAID? ›

President John. F. Kennedy created the United States Agency for International Development by executive order in 1961 to lead the US government's international development and humanitarian efforts. Learn more about USAID's History.

Where is OCHA headquarters? ›

United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
HeadquartersNew York, United States Istanbul, Turkey
HeadUnder-Secretary-General Martin Griffiths
Politics portal
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Who is the Minister of Water Affairs in Ethiopia? ›

Dr. Eng. Seleshi Bekele, Ethiopia Minister for Water, Irrigation and Energy Affairs and NELCOM chair in April 2021 as Ethiopia was hosting the Nile Basin Development Forum (NBDF) that was sponsored by GIZ on behalf of German Government.

Who is the country director of NRC Ethiopia? ›

Ahmednur Abdi - Country Director - Norwegian Refugee Council | LinkedIn.

What is the purpose of the UNICEF? ›

UNICEF | for every child

UNICEF is mandated by the United Nations General Assembly 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.

Who is the youngest UNICEF? ›

The youngest-ever UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador is Millie Bobby Brown.

Is UNICEF still in business? ›

UNICEF has a presence in over 190 countries and territories, working to ensure that every child is healthy, educated, protected and respected. UNICEF USA, based in New York City, works relentlessly in support of that mission, helping to drive global impact for the most vulnerable children.


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