Early childhood development (ECD) and parenting services in humanitarian and fragile settings are increasingly recognised as essential to ending preventable deaths, supporting healthy brain development among new-borns and young children and for children's overall health and wellbeing. These services also have the potential to drive economic recovery and peacebuilding in communities and countries.
The UNICEF Adolescent Development and Participation (ADAP) Sector is working with and for adolescents in humanitarian and protracted crises settings to address their needs and empower them to be reach their full potential to become agents of positive change.
AAP is about using power and resources ethically and responsibly. It’s about putting the needs and interests of the people we serve at the centre of decision-making, and ensuring the most appropriate and relevant outcomes for them, while preserving their rights and dignity and increasing their resilience to face situations of vulnerability and crisis.