UNICEF works in over 190 countries and territories to protect the rights of every child. UNICEF has spent 70 years working to improve the lives of children and their families.
All children have a right to survive, thrive and fulfill their potential – to the benefit of a better world.
UNICEF works day-in day-out in the world’s toughest places to reach the most vulnerable and disadvantaged children. Delivering results for children and young people is our driving force.
The State of the World’s Children report
Around the world, millions of children are trapped in cycles of poverty and violence. Read our report on the State of the World’s Children, and understand the challenges facing the world's poor and isolated children.
Who we are
For 70 years, UNICEF has worked to improve the lives of children and their families.
Despite remarkable challenges around the world, UNICEF staffers fight for the rights of every child seeking safe shelter, nutrition, protection from disaster and conflicts, and equality.
UNICEF's senior leadership are international experts in their fields. Learn more.
UNICEF has had seven Executive Directors since its founding. Read about their work.
Careers with UNICEF help change the world. View our job listings.
UNICEF is driven by five core values – care, respect, integrity, trust and accountability. Read about our culture.
How we work
UNICEF Executive Board
UNICEF’s Executive Board is the governing body of UNICEF.
Partnerships across every sector make all of UNICEF's work for children and young people possible.