The United Nations children’s fund (UNICEF) works for children’s rights, as well as their survival, development, and protection in order to help them meet their basic needs, expand their opportunities, and reach their full potential. It is guided by the provisions and principles of the Convention on the Rights of the Child.
UNICEF supports the Jordan Government, in partnership with NGOs and civil society, to strengthen capacities to address inequities and disparities in access to quality essential social services, especially basic education and protection of children. UNICEF focuses on generating and strengthening the management of information for optimal planning, and monitoring the implementation of inclusive and child friendly policies in health, education and child protection. UNICEF's humanitarian response to the Syrian refugee crisis includes support to child protection, education, Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) and nutrition for children and families in camps and host communities.