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UNICEF History

UNICEF at 60: Children and the MDGs 2000-06
4 December 2006: Part V of V: Children are at the heart of the United Nations’ eight Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).
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UNICEF at 60: Recognizing child rights 1990-99
27 November 2006: Part IV of V: The Convention on the Rights of the Child becomes international law, establishing State obligations to children.
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UNICEF at 60: Child survival 1980-89
20 November 2006: Part III of V: UNICEF launches the ‘Child Survival Revolution’ with low-cost health interventions that save millions of lives.
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UNICEF at 60: The development decades 1960-79
13 November 2006: Part II of V: UNICEF joins the UN-led partnership to jumpstart global development.
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UNICEF at 60: An agency for children 1946-59
6 November 2006: I of V: On 11 December 1946, the United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund – UNICEF – is created.
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