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

Striving

to eradicate poverty and hunger and to reduce child mortality.
Malawi.

 

Demobilizing

child soldiers.
Southern Sudan.

Helping Children heal from the ravages of war

2002:

Working to achieve universal primary education.
Back-to-school campaign, Afghanistan.

Helping Children heal from the ravages of war
 
 
Relief across Europe and Asia

2002:

The UN Special Session on Children.
For the first time ever, children address the UN General Assembly.

Assitence begins with supplies.
 

Promoting

gender equality and maternal health.
A woman is comforted after the death of her child, Sierra Leone.

 

2005–present:

UNICEF Executive Director Ann M. Veneman: Building results-based programming and partnerships that “unite for children.”
Visiting an earthquake victim, Pakistan.

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

Combatting

HIV/AIDS, malaria and other diseases.
Orphans whose mother died of AIDS, Lesotho.

 

Ensuring

environmental sustainability.
Children pick through garbage, Nepal.

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

Campaigning

against ethnic and sexual violence.
A rape survivor, Sudan.

 

2005:

Indian Ocean tsunami generates record-breaking humanitarian response.
One year after the disaster, Indonesia.

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

Promoting

global partnerships to accelerate progress for children around the world.
A camp for people displaced by conflict, Liberia.