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United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)

  • Organization type:UN & International Organization

General contact information

  • URL: http://www.unicef.org
  • Address: UNICEF House, 3 United Nations Plaza
  • Postal Code: 10017
  • City: New York
  • Country: United States of America
  • Telephone: +1 212 326 7000
  • Fax: +1 212 887 7465
  • Head of the organization: Anthony Lake

Mission & Disaster Reduction Profile

UNICEF is mandated by the United Nations General Assembly to advocate for the protection of children’s rights, to help meet their basic needs and to expand their opportunities to reach their full potential. UNICEF is guided by the Convention on the Rights of the Child and the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women, and strives to establish the rights of girls and boys as enduring principles, and international standards of behaviour towards children.
 


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