Category Archives: Research and Reference

Temporary Restriction on External Access to UNICEF’s Archives 30 Aug 2016

The below message was sent to all UNICEF staff in August. It helps to clarify the status and progress on one of the main issues that former staff and other UNICEF supporters have repeatedly identified as having high relevance/ importance. “As … Continue reading

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Unicef Early statements on Environment 1987 – 1992

Recently there were questions concerning UNICEF earliest involvement with issues of environment, below are links to some  examples for follow up : These five from 1987 to 1992 have pdf image: CF RAI ~ 00654 UNICEF and the United Nations Conference … Continue reading

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Water and Sanitation History Unicef, Waterfront sample

recently former staff were seeking report of  water & sanitation history in Unicef and an example of newsletter (WaterFront) that Martin Beyer published regularly. attached is a sample of 2000 version of “Waterfront”:  CF ~ on Urban Environmental Sanitation. WATERfront, … Continue reading

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Interviews on (1983-1989) advocates for Child Rights and Convention within UNICEF

I n response to research request,  Below are links to 1989 Interviews which throw some light on UNICEF early involvement with child rights and the drafting of the convention. Some early and consistent supporters such as Baquer Namazi are illustrated. … Continue reading

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E-Pub Remembering Jim Grant: Champion for Children from “other News”

Over 50 former UNICEF staff and others contributed to these short stories and photos about life at NYHQ and in the field with the 3rd Executive Director James Grant. Download in English for free: Presented by Other News publications … Continue reading

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Executive Directives CF/EXD samples from 1960s to 2002 in PDF format

In response to request for samples of CF/EXD Executive Directives of UNICEF  the following list shows some issuances already in PDF document format to download. Below are also displayed first page in jpg format of Four: EXD Henry Labouisse on … Continue reading

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Former staff want to DEPOSIT or FIND copies of UNICEF records and archives

We continue to receive queries from time to time on  procedure for former officials and others to check on what UNICEF might already have in archival custody and what might add to the collections. Former staff are also  approached by … Continue reading

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Why “Street Children” and eloquent poster from1983

There was a recent question regarding the increased use of term “Street Children” in the 1980’s. Here is an excerpt on that and an “Eloquent Poster” Editorial The Eloquent Poster: What’s in a Name? (Street Children) In the Programme office, … Continue reading

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Response: Issues Impact on Boys: Historical View & Street Children by S.Barry-Tacon

In response post of 12 may 2015 inviting former staff input: “challenges which impact boys”. Sheila Barry-Tacon has shared points, ideas + historical context which could assist discussion. Please add more thoughts or detail Three hypotheses (reproduced below from initial … Continue reading

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Invite former staff, spark thought: “challenges which impact boys”.

Find below an invitation for former staff and colleagues to contribute to the work  on “Boys” to feed into the upcoming knowledge product of UNICEF policy and planing. Note comments requested by 22 May 2015 Katell Le Goulven, who is … Continue reading

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