1990:

The Convention on the Rights of the Child becomes international law.
Children rally for children, Ecuador.

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

1990

The first-ever World Summit for Children.
UN Headquarters.

Helping Children heal from the ravages of war
Helping Children heal from the ravages of war

1992

Responding to famine in a ‘failed state’.
A UNICEF-assisted clinic, Somalia.

 
 

1992

Tending the wounds of war.
Psychosocial assistance, Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Relief across Europe and Asia
Assitence begins with supplies.

Responding

to a global surge in refugees and displaced perso/ns.
Refugee camp, United Republic of Tanzania.

 
 

1994:

Reuniting 100,000 Rwandan families after the genocide.
A tracing centre, [then] Zaire.

The first UNICEF National Committee is created.

1994:

UNICEF and UNESCO invent the ‘school-in-a-box’.
Refugee camp, United Republic of Tanzania.

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

1995–2005:

UNICEF Executive Director Carol Bellamy: “When the lives and rights of children are at stake, there must be no silent witnesses.”
A school, Somalia.

 

Advocating

for the right to education.
Yemen.

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

Protecting

children from exploitative labour.
A miner, Peru.

Recognizing

the right to play.
China.

 
The first UNICEF National Committee is created.

The first UNICEF National Committee is created.
 

1998:

Supporting child-headed households.
Rwanda.

 

Easing

the impact of sanctions on children.
Iraq.

The first UNICEF National Committee is created.