Core Commitments for Children

The Core Commitments for Children in Humanitarian Action – the CCCs – are the core UNICEF policy and framework for humanitarian action. They are at the heart of our work on upholding the rights of children affected by humanitarian crises.

The CCCs promote equality, transparency, responsibility and a results-oriented approach to enable predictable and timely collective humanitarian action. Initially developed in 1998, and revised in 2010 and again in 2020, the CCCs are grounded in global humanitarian norms and standards and set commitments and benchmarks against which UNICEF holds itself accountable for the coverage, quality and equity of its humanitarian action and advocacy.

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United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)


Child Development
Child Protection
Child Wellbeing
Human Rights and Children's Rights