11 December 1946:
The United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund is created.
Emergency aid, Greece.
Children heal from the ravages of war
1947 - 1965
UNICEF's first Executive Director, Maurice Pate: "There are no enemy children."
Relief across Europe and Asia.
Assitance begins with supplies.
The first UNICEF National Committee is created.
UNICEF's first greeting card.
UNICEF provides aid to 500,000 displaced Palestinian children.
Health campaigns expand to all developing countries.
A girl is examined for yaws, Indonesia
UNICEF becomes a permanent agency.
UNICEF-supplied milk, Guatemala.
American entertainer Danny Kaye becomes UNICEF's 'Ambassador at Large'.
UN adopts the Declaration of the Righs of the Child.
A tuberculosis test, India.
The global fight against malaria. A health worker sprays against mosquitos.