July 25, 2016 11:47 PM ET

Company Overview of United Nations Children's Fund

Company Overview

UNICEF works for children's rights, their survival, development, and protection.


3 United Nations Plaza

New York, NY 10017

United States

Founded in 1946

Key Executives for United Nations Children's Fund

Executive Director
Deputy Executive Director
Regional Director for Latin America and the Caribbean Operations
Deputy Executive Director
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

United Nations Children's Fund Key Developments

UNICEF Announces Executive Changes

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon announced three senior personnel appointments at the UN Children's Fund (UNICEF). The Secretary-General appointed Omar Abdi as Deputy Executive Director for Programmes at UNICEF. Mr. Abdi, a Canadian national born in Somalia, will succeed Geeta Rao Gupta. Currently UNICEF's Deputy Executive Director for Field Results, Mr. Abdi previously served as Comptroller at UNICEF. The Secretary-General also appointed Shanelle Hall as Deputy Executive Director for Field Results at UNICEF, to succeed Mr. Abdi. Currently UNICEF's Director of the Supply Division, Ms. Hall, a national of the United States, previously served in several positions at UNICEF, including as Deputy Director of the Supply Division from 2005 to 2006. In addition, the UN chief appointed Maria Calivis as UNICEF's Deputy Executive Director for Programmes ad interim. Prior to retiring from service, Ms. Calivis, an Italian national, held several leadership positions with UNICEF, including Regional Director for the Middle East and North Africa from 2011 to 2015.

UNICEF Presents at African Mining Indaba 2016, Feb-11-2016 11:30 AM

UNICEF Presents at African Mining Indaba 2016, Feb-11-2016 11:30 AM. Venue: Cape Town, South Africa. Speakers: David Anthony, Chief of Policy, Strategy and Network.

United Nations Children's Fund Presents at Opal Financial Group - Middle East Family Office Symposium, Nov-12-2015 09:05 AM

United Nations Children's Fund Presents at Opal Financial Group - Middle East Family Office Symposium, Nov-12-2015 09:05 AM. Venue: The RitzCarlton, Dubai International Financial Centre, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

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