UNICEF Offices in Nigeria and Contact Details

UNICEF Offices in Nigeria and Contact Details

UNICEF is an acronym for United Nations Children’s Fund (formerly, United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund): It is an agency of the United Nations that is responsible to administers programs that aid education, child and maternal health in developing countries.

UNICEF Offices in Nigeria

It has the following breakdown details: 

Abbreviation UNICEF
Type Fund
Legal status Active 11 December 1946; 75 years ago (as United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund)
Headquarters New York City, USA
Head
Catherine M. Russell
Parent organization
United Nations General Assembly
United Nations Economic and Social Council
Website www.unicef.org

 

UNICEF Offices in Nigeria and Contact Details

UNICEF Regional Offices

The following countries are home to UNICEF Regional Offices.

  • The Americas and Caribbean Regional Office- Panama City, Panama
  • Europe and Central Asia Regional Office- Geneva, Switzerland
  • East Asia and the Pacific Regional Office- Bangkok, Thailand
  • Eastern and Southern Africa Regional Office- Nairobi, Kenya
  • Middle East and North Africa Regional Office- Amman, Jordan
  • South As, Kathmandu- Nepal
  • West and Central Africa Regional Office- Senegal

In Nigeria, one of its major aims is to deliver geographic and sector convergence in some favoured Local Government Areas with a higher level of need.

  • UNICEF HEAD OFFICE IN NIGERIA

Address: United Nations House, Plot 617/618, Diplomatic Drive, Central Business District, Garki, Abuja, FCT.

Email Address: nigeria@unicef.org

  • UNICEF LAGOS STATE FIELD OFFICE

Address: No. 18, Lugard Street, Ikoyi, Lagos State.

  • UNICEF ENUGU STATE FIELD OFFICE

Address: United Nations Premises, No. 32/34, Independence Layout, Enugu, Enugu State.

Phone Number: 08035250288

  • UNICEF KANO STATE FIELD OFFICE

  • Address: United Nations Children’s Fund, No. 35, Ahmadu Bello Way, Nassarawa G.R.A, Kano, Kano State. Phone Number: 08035250288
  • UNICEF ONDO STATE FIELD OFFICE

Address: Akinola Oluyede Street, Alagbaka, Akure, Ondo State.

Phone Number: 08035250288

  • UNICEF RIVERS STATE FIELD OFFICE

  • Address: Port Harcourt, Rivers State.

    Phone Number: 08035250288

  • UNICEF SOKOTO STATE OFFICE

Address: Sokoto, Sokoto State.

Phone Number: 08035250288

  • UNICEF BAUCHI STATE OFFICE

Address: No. 20, Abdulkadir Ahmed Road, Bauchi, Bauchi State.

Phone Number: +234 77 543573, 08035250288

Currently, Mr. Peter Hawkins is the United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) representative to Nigeria.

  • KADUNA STATE 
    C-Field Office

    Postal address:
    P.O.Box. 581

    Physical address:
    53 Yakubu Avenue
    U/Rimi G.R.A
    Kaduna
    Nigeria

    Phone: +234 62 244 243, 240 114-5
    Facsimile: +234 62 244 694
    Email: kaduna@unicef.org

The Aims and Objectives of UNICEF
  • They specialise in nurturing and caring for kids.
    • They work with other organisations and government to overcome the obstacles that poverty, violence, disease and discrimination place in a child’s path. `
  • To advocate for ways to give children the best start and paltform in life.
  • Its aims to promote the equal rights of women and girls and to support their full participation in the political.

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