UN Czech Republic



United Nations Information Centre in Prague

The UN has a global network of information centers in 61 countries, spreading across all continents. Their task is to inform about the activities of all organisations in the UN system. This is done through the website osn.cz, profiles on Facebook and Twitter, the YouTube channel, a library with thousands of publications and magazines on the UN, research services, workshops and thematic debates, press conferences, educational programs, exhibitions, publications, information campaigns… The UNIC Prague is currently the representative office of the UN Secretariat in the Czech Republic.

www.osn.cz

Phone: (+420) 255 711 645

 

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees in the Czech Republic

The UNHCR was opened in 1992 in connection with the Czech Republic’s accession to the Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees. The main objective of UNHCR in the Czech Republic is to support the construction of a comprehensive, sustainable and independent asylum system that will enable the state to consider an application for international protection in accordance with recognised standards and international law. It does so through its own programmes in the field of legal advice and awareness raising activities and through supporting the programmes of NGOs.

www.unhcr.cz

Phone: (+420) 776 437 775

 

World Health Organization office in Czech Republic

Established in 1991, the WHO’s prime action is to coordinate the activities and projects of WHO in the Czech Republic, information on the initiatives and actions of WHO documents, and promote cooperation and participation of Czech experts in the organisation. The WHO also contributes to influence the formation of health policy at a national and regional level in the context of recommendations and strategies used in the context of the policy of the World Health Organisation. The WHO represents the interests of the country.

www.who.cz

Phone: (+420) 224 267 050

 

Czech Committee for United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) 

UNICEF (UN Children’s Emergency Fund) operates in over 150 countries, helping children to survive and improving their living conditions by providing health care, nutrition, clean water and sanitation, education and protection from the risks of HIV / AIDS, violence and other abuses. The largest part of the aid goes to those parts of the world where the situation is gravest for children – the poorest countries are in areas affected by war or natural disaster. In developed countries such as the Czech Republic, UNICEF acts through the national committees, whose role is to promote the fulfilment of children’s rights and raise funds for assistance programmes. UNICEF’s work is funded entirely by voluntary contributions from the sale of greeting cards and giftware.

www.unicef.cz

Phone: (+420) 257 320 244

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