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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While British writers have only recently begun to promote the idea of forging a global social policy, international agencies such as the International Labour Organization, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) and the World Health organization have been actively engaged in this task for decades.
New York--The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) once had a well-defined, noble mission--to ensure the survival of underprivileged children, particularly those of the Third World.
Banco Itau, which has focused most of its social actions on primary education, partnered with the United Nations Children's Fund to launch the Roots & Wings Project.
SOUTHAM College pupil Gemma Cannings is organising a week of activities as she aims to collect pounds 1,500 for the United Nations Children's Fund.
Cathay Pacific Airways has raised nearly USD5m over the past decade for the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF).
The sale, which also includes Lara's other pair - of Smith and Wesson replica pistols and leather holsters - will raise cash for the United Nations children's fund, UNICEF.
The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) estimates there are approximately 15,000 child slaves working in the Ivory Coast.
The United Nations Children's Fund (Unicef) released the shock statistic to mark International Women's Day.
Organisers hope the weekend will have made pounds 5,000 for the United Nations Children's Fund.
According to a United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)/World Health Organization report, the quantity of potable water is less than 5 percent of the original supply, there are no operational water and sewage treatment plants, and the reported incidence of diarrhea is four times above normal levels.
Source: United Nations Children's Fund, UNICEF House, 3 United Nations Plaza, New York, New York 10017.
PRISTINA, Kosovo--Under the banner of the United Nations Children's Fund and the leadership of Vanessa Redgrave, three members of the Martha Graham Dance Company joined other artists to reopen Kosovo's venerable National Theatre in Pristina for a three-day festival in September.
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