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

1962:

Attending to 'the whole child' - nutrition, health, family and education.
[Then] Burma

Helping Children heal from the ravages of war
 

1965

UNICEF earmarks half its Africa Budget for education.
Nigeria.

 

1965 - 1979

UNICEF Executive Director Henry Labouisse: “The welfare of today’s children is inseparably linked with the peace of tomorrow’s world.”
Accepting UNICEF’s 1965 Nobel Peace Prize, Norway.

Helping Children heal from the ravages of war

1968

Feeding millions of children during Biafra’s bid to secede from Nigeria.
A hospital, Nigeria.

Relief across Europe and Asia
 
 

1971

Providing supplementary food for refugees from East Pakistan (now Bangladesh).
India.

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

1975:

The Mark II pump is invented, transforming village life.
India.

 
 
The first UNICEF National Committee is created.

1977:

Basic services and non-formal education reach the urban poor.
A shanty town, Peru.

The first UNICEF National Committee is created.
 

1978:

Children’s services are recognized as women’s issues.
A community handpump, Bangladesh.

 

1978:

World leaders vow ‘Health for All’ through the delivery of primary health care.
Syrian Arab Republic.

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

1979:

The International Year of the Child.

1979:

UNICEF leads UN relief efforts after Kampuchea genocide.
A boy’s drawing of the horrors he witnessed, [then] Kampuchea.

 
The first UNICEF National Committee is created.