Attending to 'the whole child' - nutrition, health, family and education.
UNICEF earmarks half its Africa Budget for education.
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.
Feeding millions of children during Biafra’s bid to secede from Nigeria.
A hospital, Nigeria.
Providing supplementary food for refugees from East Pakistan (now Bangladesh).
The Mark II pump is invented, transforming village life.
Basic services and non-formal education reach the urban poor.
A shanty town, Peru.
Children’s services are recognized as women’s issues.
A community handpump, Bangladesh.
World leaders vow ‘Health for All’ through the delivery of primary health care.
Syrian Arab Republic.
The International Year of the Child.
UNICEF leads UN relief efforts after Kampuchea genocide.
A boy’s drawing of the horrors he witnessed, [then] Kampuchea.