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About the course

This is Humanitarian System module, which covers the humanitarian actors who play a role in the system, as well as the standards to ensure that nutritional needs are met.

Learning objectives

By the end of this module, you should be able to:

  • Identify humanitarian standards and principles
  • Describe the role of the UN system
  • Describe the Transformative Agenda
  • List the roles and responsibilities of stakeholders within the UN system
  • Describe UNICEF’s Core Commitments for Children (CCCs)


  • UNICEF staff (country offices, regional offices, and HQ)
  • UNICEF partners incl. government, civil society, private sector


It takes about 30 minutes to complete this course.


The course is composed of a short self-paced module with interactive content and a quiz.


The module is composed of

  • Introduction
  • What are humanitarian principles?
  • The role of the United Nations in the humanitarian system
  • What is the Transformative Agenda?
  • Roles and responsibilities of the stakeholders
  • Standards and accountability
  • Improving inclusivity in humanitarian response
  • UNICEF Core Commitments for Children
  • Quiz

Contact details

Content related questions can be sent to nutrition@unicef.org

For any questions about the course or technical issues, use this support request form.