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Data for financial year ending 31 December 2017

The United Kingdom Committee For Unicef

  • Income

    £100.2M

  • Spending

    £102.9M

  • Status

    Up-to-date

Charity no. 1072612 Company no. 3663181

Contact details

Public address

  • Unicef Uk, 1 Westfield Avenue, London, E20 1HZ

Aims & activities

UNICEF is the world's leading organisation working for children. UNICEF works in partnership with families, local communities, partners and governments in over 190 countries and territories to help every child realise their full potential. UNICEF UK raises funds for UNICEF's emergency and development work around the world and advocates for lasting change for children worldwide.

What the charity does

  • General charitable purposes
  • Education/training
  • The advancement of health or saving of lives
  • Disability
  • The prevention or relief of poverty
  • Overseas aid/famine relief
  • Economic/community development/employment
  • Human rights/religious or racial harmony/equality or diversity

Who the charity helps

  • Children/young people

How the charity works

  • Makes grants to organisations
  • Provides human resources
  • Provides buildings/facilities/open space
  • Provides services
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
  • Sponsors or undertakes research
  • Acts as an umbrella or resource body

Income and Endowments:

£100.2M

Expenditure:

£102.9M

Assets and liabilities

  • £510.3K Own use assets
  • £0.0K Long term investments
  • £0.0K Defined benefit pension scheme asset or liability
  • £28.7M Other assets
  • £25.6M Total liabilities
Financial history
Compliance history

Fundraising

Raises funds from the Public
Works with commercial participants
with an agreement in place

Trading

This charity has one or more trading subsidiaries

Gift aid

Recognised by HMRC for gift aid

Charitable spending ratios

104%
62%
0%

Charitable objects

1) TO PROMOTE HUMAN RIGHTS FOR CHILDREN (AS SET OUT IN THE UNIVERSAL DECLARATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS, THE UNITED NATIONS CONVENTION ON THE RIGHTS OF THE CHILD AND OTHER RELEVANT UNITED NATIONS CONVENTIONS AND DECLARATIONS, AND OTHER RELEVANT INTERNATIONAL AND REGIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS INSTRUMENTS) THROUGHOUT THE WORLD; 2) TO FURTHER CHARITABLE WORK FOR CHILDREN THROUGHOUT THE WORLD INCLUDING WORK THROUGH FAMILIES AND THEIR COMMUNITIES FOR: I) THE RELIEF OF POVERTY AND NEED; II) THE PROVISION OF EDUCATION AND TRAINING; III) THE PROMOTION AND PROTECTION OF, AND PROVISION FOR, HEALTH; AND IV) THE PROTECTION OF CHILDREN WHO ARE VULNERABLE TO EXPLOITATION AND ABUSE.

Governing document

MEMORANDUM AND ARTICLES INCORPORATED 05/11/1998 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION(S) DATED 17/07/2002 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION(S) DATED 29/06/2005 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION(S) DATED 19/07/2006 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION(S) DATED 04/07/2007 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION(S) DATED 26/06/2008 NOW ARTICLES ADOPTED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION DATED 12/07/2011 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION(S) DATED 09/12/2015 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION(S) DATED 20 JUN 2016

Area of benefit

Worldwide

Organisation type

Standard registration

Other names

Unicef Uk

Policies

Risk management
Investment
Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
Conflicts of interest
Volunteer management
Complaints handling
Paying staff

Land And Property

This charity owns and/or leases land or property. Some or all of this land or property must be used for the charity’s purposes.

  • 11 Trustees
  • 374 Employees
  • 150 Volunteers

Trustee board

Trustee Other trusteeships Charity status
Baroness Brinton The J R S S T Charitable Trust Up-to-date
Professor Surinder Mohan Sharma Leicester Indigent Old Age Society Up-to-date
National Space Centre Up-to-date
R. Daphne Plunket Charitable Trust Up-to-date
The Mansion Trust (Uk ) Up-to-date
Sarah Davis The Travelling Scholarship Fund Of The Incorporated Society Of Authors,Playwrights And Composers Up-to-date
Sir Tony Redmond None on record
Margaret Elizabeth Cund None on record
Douglas Garven Alexander Mp (Chair) None on record
Steven Day None on record
Caroline Jane Underwood None on record
Justin Cooke None on record
Cosette Reczek None on record
Alex Connock None on record

Areas of operation

List of regions

  • Angola
  • Bangladesh
  • Belize
  • Benin
  • Bolivia
  • Brazil
  • Burkina Faso
  • Burma
  • Burundi
  • Cambodia
  • Central African Republic
  • Chad
  • China
  • Colombia
  • Congo (Democratic Republic)
  • Djibouti
  • Ecuador
  • Egypt
  • Eritrea
  • Eswatini
  • Ethiopia
  • Guinea
  • Haiti
  • Honduras
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Iraq
  • Jamaica
  • Jordan
  • Kenya
  • Lebanon
  • Lesotho
  • Liberia
  • Macedonia
  • Madagascar
  • Malawi
  • Mauritania
  • Mexico
  • Mongolia
  • Morocco
  • Nepal
  • Niger
  • Nigeria
  • Occupied Palestinian Territories
  • Pakistan
  • Papua New Guinea
  • Philippines
  • Rwanda
  • Serbia
  • Sierra Leone
  • Somalia
  • South Africa
  • Sri Lanka
  • Sudan
  • Syria
  • Tanzania
  • Throughout England And Wales
  • Tunisia
  • Vietnam
  • Yemen
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe