On December 11, the whole world celebrates UNICEF Birthday! The organization is a leader in the field of protection and development of children, striving to provide each of them with education, medicine, nutrition … Millions of small citizens have been saved during their activity – they really received a ticket to a happy life.
The fund was established on December 11, 1946. Its original purpose is to help children affected by World War II. Interestingly, such extensive activities were not planned, but in 1953 the UN extended the powers for an indefinite period. Today, the foundation is the only organization entirely dedicated to children, advocating for their rights in more than 190 countries. In 1965 he was awarded the Nobel Prize for his active role in establishing brotherhood among peoples.
National committees, representative offices of countries, regional bureaus participate in the organization. World celebrities did not stand aside either, many of them are goodwill ambassadors: Orlando Bloom, Angelina Jolie, Christina Aguilera, David Beckham… The number of participants is increasing every year, and it pleases! The fund went from temporary to global, doing important things.
Important points about UNICEF:
- in 2007, a special platform was developed to allow teenagers to report social problems. Now U-Report operates in 15 countries around the world. The pioneer was Uganda;
- the latest study showed that in 2022 there were 4 million more needy children in Central Asia and Eastern Europe;
- A program has been set up to help end childhood AIDS by 2030.
How to celebrate
Get acquainted with the activities of the organization in UNICEF Birthday, current problems and their solutions, read the reports. Make a donation on the holiday to support children with problems. Share information with your friends so that they join!
When is UNICEF Birthday celebrated in 2022?
UNICEF Birthday is observed on December 11 each year.