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Advocacy is one of UNICEF’s main programs. On this page, you will find more information about current and past UNICEF projects, child stories and ways you can get involved.

UNICEF is the world's leading child-focused humanitarian organization. We work in 192 countries throughout the world - our determination and reach is unparalleled. Our work for every child relies entirely on voluntary support, which is why every month we want to spotlight one of our community champions – volunteers from all across Canada who are working hard to support UNICEF’s mission.

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It’s no secret – shopping for gifts isn’t always easy. But UNICEF Canada is here to take the guesswork out of shopping with our 2019 Mother’s Day gift guide.

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UNICEF is the world's leading child-focused humanitarian organization. We work in 192 countries throughout the world - our determination and reach is unparalleled. Our work for every child relies entirely on voluntary support, which is why every month we want to spotlight one of our community champions – volunteers from all across Canada who are working hard to support UNICEF’s mission.

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Passion. Devotion. Humanism. For more than 40 years, UNICEF Canada CEO David Morley has been driven by a simple objective – to make the world a better place for children.

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McMaster UNICEF Campus Club president Lina Abril tells UNICEF Canada how she’s bringing together her love of running with her dedication to supporting children around the world as a member of Team UNICEF.

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It’s not often we have the opportunity to discuss the power of partnership through technology and the support of women. Although, times are changing and Cisco along with UNICEF Canada are advancing the prospects of women globally through their commitment to help communities, economies and futures – one woman at a time.

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Maude Audet is a singer-songwriter from Quebec who is crisscrossing the province to share her music and talent with audiences. Through her poetic, catchy and sensitive compositions, Maude awakens the senses and opens minds, and is quickly making her mark on the music scene.


Fair trade and ethical shopping aren’t just buzzwords – they’re an important way to ensure that you’re getting well-made products, which were created in safe and humane working environments.


When your baby has a fever, you reach for a thermometer. The Canadian Index of Child and Youth Well-being is designed to function like a social policy “thermometer" - to measure and communicate how well Canadian children and youth are actually doing, as opposed to how well we think they are doing.


Why brave the cold and the crowds when UNICEF Market has thousands of products – all available at the click of a button?