United Nations Children's Fund

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United Nations Children's Fund

Commonly called UNICEF (formerly United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund). An organization within the United Nations that provides humanitarian and other aid to women and children, especially in the developing world. It provides food, shelter, medicine and other necessary supplies. It is financed by governments and individuals globally. It was established in 1946.
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The government of Japan and the United Nations Childrens Fund (UNICEF) signed an agreement in this regard in a ceremony held here on Tuesday.
ISLAMABAD, January 05, 2012 (Balochistan Times): As many as 35 new schools, constructed with the support of United Nations Childrens Fund (UNICEF) and partners, in flood hit areas of Muzaffargarh, Rajanpur and Rahimyar Khan, have been inaugurated.
ISLAMABAD, May 16, 2011 (Balochistan Times): Some seven million children are out of primary school, of which close to 60 per cent are girls, said United Nations Childrens Fund (UNICEF).
ISLAMABAD, April 14, 2011 (Balochistan Times): Dan Rohrmann, took charge as new representative of United Nations Childrens Fund (UNICEF) in Pakistan and presented his credentials here on Wednesday.
The meeting, held from 4-6 November, is being hosted by the All China Womens Federation, the National Working Committee for Children and Women under the State Council, the Ministry of Commerce of the Peoples Republic of China with support from the United Nations Childrens Fund (UNICEF).
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