UNICEF, also known as the United Nations Children’s Emergency Fund, is a United Nations agency responsible for providing humanitarian and developmental aid to children worldwide. The agency is among the most widespread and recognizable social welfare organizations in the world, with a presence in 192 countries and territories. UNICEF’s activities include providing immunizations and disease prevention, administering treatment for children and mothers with HIV, enhancing childhood and maternal nutrition, improving sanitation, promoting education, and providing emergency relief in response to disasters.
UNICEF Mission Statement
United Nations Children’s Fund mission statement 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 Vision Statement
UNICEF works with all its partners towards the attainment of the sustainable human development goals adopted by the world community and the realization of the vision of peace and social progress enshrined in the Charter of the United Nations.
What is UNICEF’s mission and why?
UNICEF was created in 1946 to help protect children after World War II and the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child is the basis of all of our work. Today we’re still helping children in some of the world’s most dangerous places.
What is UNICEF’s main goal?
Our mission is to mobilize and empower Canadians to invest in the positive transformation of every child’s future. UNICEF stands for every child, everywhere.
UNICEF is driven by five core values: care, respect, integrity, trust, and accountability.