UNICEF Costa Rica

UNICEF's permanent office in Costa Rica was established in 1986. 

Where they operate

Headquarters Location

United Nations Children's Fund, UNICEF Costa Rica. Pavas, Oficentro La Virgen No.2
San Jose,
Costa Rica

Organization Type

Intergovernmental Organization

Main Areas of Work

What They Do

Costa Rica
Country Office

UNICEF Costa Rica's programs include:

  • Early Childhood Development
  • Child Protection
  • Quality Education
  • HIV and AIDS Prevention
  • Public Policy

UNICEF Costa Rica helped to develop and promote a Plan of Action on the National Policy for Children and Adolescents and works to promote and advocate for the formulation of social policies at the municipal level in order to provide the necessary support to local governments to consider the rights of children and adolescents when planning local development and budgets.