Saudi Arabia and UNICEF Join Forces to Safeguard Children’s Rights Globally


New York – Saudi Arabia and UNICEF have joined hands in a collaborative effort to protect the rights of children worldwide.

The Kingdom’s general supervisor of the King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Centre (KSrelief), Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al-Rabeeah, and the executive director of UNICEF, Catherine Russell, signed a joint agreement during the 78th United Nations General Assembly in New York.

The agreement, aimed at bolstering strategic partnerships, humanitarian aid provision, and knowledge exchange, underscores the commitment of both parties to prioritize the welfare of children. The signing ceremony was reported by the Saudi Press Agency (SPA).

Al-Rabeeah emphasized Saudi Arabia’s dedication to reaching vulnerable children and their families through UNICEF projects. The Kingdom recognizes the importance of supporting initiatives that address the needs of disadvantaged children and aims to play an active role in UNICEF’s endeavors.

Expressing gratitude for the partnership, Russell acknowledged the significance of the collaboration with Saudi Arabia in enabling UNICEF to assist millions of children in distress around the world. The agreement signifies a pivotal step toward achieving UNICEF’s mission of safeguarding the rights and well-being of children on a global scale.

The partnership between Saudi Arabia and UNICEF falls within the broader framework of KSrelief’s commitment to enhancing cooperation with international and regional humanitarian organizations. By collaborating with various stakeholders, KSrelief strives to advance humanitarian work across diverse sectors and effectively address the pressing needs of vulnerable populations.

The joint agreement between Saudi Arabia and UNICEF marks a significant milestone in the ongoing efforts to protect and promote the rights of children worldwide. Through strategic collaborations and targeted interventions, the two entities aim to create lasting positive change in the lives of children, ensuring their well-being, safety, and access to essential services.

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