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Photo Essays: UNICEF history
UNICEF at 60: An agency for children 1946-59

November 2006: Part I of V. On 11 December 1946, the new United Nations creates the UN International Children’s Emergency Fund - UNICEF - to provide humanitarian relief to children in the aftermath of World War II.

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December 2006: Part V of V: Children are at the heart of the United Nations’ eight Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).

November 2006: Part III of V: UNICEF launches the ‘Child Survival Revolution’ with low-cost health interventions that save millions of lives.

November 2006: I of V: On 11 December 1946, the United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund – UNICEF – is created.

November 2006: Part IV of V: The Convention on the Rights of the Child becomes international law, establishing State obligations to children.

November 2006: Part II of V: UNICEF joins the UN-led partnership to jumpstart global development.