11 December 1946 The United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund is created.

11 December 1946:

The United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund is created.
Emergency aid, Greece.

Helping Children heal from the ravages of war
 

Helping

Children heal from the ravages of war
Bergen-Beslen, Germany.

 

1947 - 1965

UNICEF's first Executive Director, Maurice Pate: "There are no enemy children."
Sweden.

Helping Children heal from the ravages of war
 

Extending

Relief across Europe and Asia.
China.

Relief across Europe and Asia
 

Providing

Assitance begins with supplies.
Greece.

Assitence begins with supplies.
The first UNICEF National Committee is created.

1947:

The first UNICEF National Committee is created.
UNICEF's first greeting card.

 
 
 
The first UNICEF National Committee is created.

1948:

UNICEF provides aid to 500,000 displaced Palestinian children.

The first UNICEF National Committee is created.
 

1950s:

Health campaigns expand to all developing countries.
A girl is examined for yaws, Indonesia

 

1953:

UNICEF becomes a permanent agency.
UNICEF-supplied milk, Guatemala.

The first UNICEF National Committee is created.
The first UNICEF National Committee is created.
 

1954:

American entertainer Danny Kaye becomes UNICEF's 'Ambassador at Large'.
Thailand.

 

1959:

UN adopts the Declaration of the Righs of the Child.
A tuberculosis test, India. The first UNICEF National Committee is created.

The first UNICEF National Committee is created.
 

Supporting:

The global fight against malaria. A health worker sprays against mosquitos.
Ecuador