UNICEF promotes the 1960s as the "decade of development" to move beyond humanitarian emergencies and to provide basic health, nutrition and other services to all children.
UNICEF promotes the child survival revolution in the 1980s, to combat the 15 million annual preventable child deaths.
In the 1990s UNICEF's work supported the Convention on the Rights of the Child, the most widely-ratified piece of human rights legislation in history.
Learn about how UNICEF adapted in the new millennium to meet global development challenges.
This activity sheet provides background information on UNICEF's history and mission.
These notes provide additional information and complement the UNICEF: An Introduction presentation.
This presentation provides information on UNICEF's mission and history, as well as background information on UNICEF's core program areas: health, education, water/sanitation/hygiene, nutrition, HIV/AIDS, child protection, social inclusion, and emergencies. It also contains several interactive parts for engaging students.
Les enfants sont nés avec des droits fondamentaux de l'homme - mission de l'UNICEF est de réaliser ces droits pour chaque enfant.
UNICEF Executive Director Anthony Lake visited Pakistan earlier this week to meet with officials, as well as visit relief camps and survey the damage caused by the mass flooding. UNICEF Radio caught up with him on an early afternoon flight from Multan to Islamabad. He reflected on what he saw during his visit.
To mark International Youth Day, UNICEF Radio moderator Amy Costello speaks with two guests about the educational challenges facing young people in crisis and post-conflict nations.