Childwatch International – Key Institution Profiles


UNICEF Innocenti Research Centre (formally
the International Child Development Centre)

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UNICEF Innocenti Research Centre (formally known as the International
Child Development Centre)

Piazza SS Annunziata, 12
50122 Florence, Italy

Tel: +39-55-20330
Fax: +39-55-244 817
Email: [email protected]


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Mehr Khan, Director
E-mail: [email protected]

The Centre is devoted exclusively to exploring ideas and issues that
contribute to the implementation of child rights both in industrialized
and developing countries.
It does this through action-oriented research, seminars, workshops and
information dissemination.

Research focuses on two main areas:
– Child rights,
Socio-economic monitoring and policy analysis.

Regular staff: 15, complemented by use of consultants, research associates,
interns and junior professional officers. Also cooperative arrangements
and secondments with UNICEF and other institutions.

Disciplines represented by the UNICEF Innocenti Research Centre:
– Capacity-building
– Research
– Information management


Cooperating institutions:
– UNICEF Headquarters, National Committees, and Field Offices
– World Bank
– International Labour Organization (ILO)
– United Nations Centre for Human Settlements (Habitat)
– European University Institute
– European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)
– Council of Europe
– High Commissioner for Human Rights

Last updated: 28 November 1999

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