UNICEF established

On December 11, 1946, the United Nations General Assembly established the UN International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF) to aid child victims of World War II. UNICEF became a permanent UN agency in 1953.

Learn more about the mission of UNICEF and read the UN Convention on the Rights of a Child.


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