Key Areas of Focus: Child Protection, Advocacy, Policy, Care Reforms
Background: UNICEF's permanent office in Costa Rica was established in 1986.
What They Do: 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.
Where They Work: Costa Rica