United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)

What is United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)?

United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) meaning

note – acronym retained from the predecessor organization, UN International Children’s Emergency Fund

 

established – 11 December 1946

 

aim – to help establish child health and welfare services

 

executive board members – (36) selected on a rotating basis from all regions

 

 

reference: The World Factbook 2017. Washington, DC: Central Intelligence Agency, 2017. https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/index.html