We believe that sport has the power to change children’s lives and we're working to ensure that every child has the right to play. 

Sport and play are a crucial part of every child’s life. By taking part in sport, children learn to develop self-confidence, motivate themselves and lead active lifestyles.

We also use sport as a tool to shine a spotlight on the issue of children’s rights and to help raise valuable donations for our work with children. 

2014 is a exciting year for UNICEF and sport. With the help of our partnerships with Glasgow 2014 and sports organisations, Soccer Aid, our celebrity supporters and most importantly, you, Team UNICEF is bigger than ever before.

Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games

This summer, we teamed up with the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games to use sport to transform children's lives in Scotland and throughout the Commonwealth. Find out more about the partnership and how you can help to #putchildrenfirst

Soccer Aid 2014

Since it first began Soccer Aid has raised over £17 million for UNICEF’s work with children and has involved legendary players Diego Maradonna, Zinedine Zidane and Teddy Sheringham, as well as music, film and TV stars from around the globe. Read more about Soccer Aid

Join Team UNICEF

Team UNICEF is a community of fans, players and organisations who love sport and want to make a lasting difference to the lives of the world’s most vulnerable children.

You can be part of the team by doing something sporty to fundraise donations for children around the world. 

If you love sport, join Team UNICEF