(UNITED NATIONS INTERNATIONAL
CHILDREN’S EMERGENCY FUND)
Established on 11th December 1946 by united nations general
To provide emergency food and healthcare to children in countries
that had been devastated by World War 2.
Ludwik Rajchmann a Polish bacteriologist, is regarded as the founder
1946 focused on food to Europe.
In 1953, UNICEF became a permanent part of the United Nations
In 1959 declaration of the rights of the children.
In 1961 mainly focused on education to children.
UNICEF was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1965 and the Prince of
Asturias Award of Concord in 2006.
MISSION OF UNICEF
To ensure the basic nutrition, health and education needs of children are met.
To give children the opportunity to expand their potential.
To create an international ethical standard of behaviour towards children.
The organisation began its work in India in 1949.
1975 - Integrated Child Development Services.
1985 - National Mission on Immunization.
2001 - Gujarat Earthquake.
2004 - Tsunami relief.
2012 – Polio Campaign.
Over 190 countries & territories.
More then 200 country offices.
Headquarters in NEW YORK.
36 Members executive board, by UNITED NATIONS
ECOSOC(Economic & social council), for three years term.
Executive director has 5 year mandate.
Present executive director of UNICEF is Anthony Lake
Eradicate extreme poverty and hunger.
Reduce by half the proportion of people living on less than a dollar a
Reduce by half the proportion of people who suffer from hunger.
Achieve universal primary education
Ensure that all boys and girls complete a full course of primary
Art in all of us
Water, sanitation and hygiene