UNICEF is a global organization set on bettering the lives of children and making sure each child has a fair chance at life. This organization was established by the United Nations in 1946 and became a permanenet organization in 1953. This organization's mission to help children in need or at a disadvantage has affected the world and the U.N. Many laws were adopted due to Unicef's efforts such as te Declaration of the Rights of the Child, The Convention of the Rights of the Child, etc. This organization has recieved the Nobel Peace prize for it's life-changing efforts to better the lives of children.
Our Goals and Current Issues
Unicef is focusing on the education, support, emergency aid, development, and many other aspects of the lives of children. We are always reaching out to countries with children in need but recently we are focusing on helping Yemen, Syria, South Sudan, Iraq, and Central Africa. We are currently working on issues such as ebola, vaccinations, humanitarian acts, safety, and refugee assistance.