The History Of UNICEF

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Throughout recent tragic events, there has been an organization that has been there to lend support and workers, to help save people and countries. This organization is called the United Nations. The United Nations was founded in 1945, making this year, 2015, its 70th anniversary. Since 1945, the United Nations has performed countless of incredible acts, to help the countries of the world come together and help to create peace. The United Nations has created an open door for governments to communicate openly, and safely, therefore being able to solve problems together throughout communication rather than violence.
Before the United Nations came into existence, another organization had been created. After the First World War, in 1919, the Treaty
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One of these parts is called UNICEF. UNICEF stands for United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund. As state in the name, UNICEF deals with children in dire conditions. UNICEF was created in December 1946 by the United Nations. The United Nations saw children in Europe who, after the war, were left homeless, impoverished, and in need of health care. UNICEF was only supposed to be around for a few years, until the crisis left after World War II was cleaned up. However, in 1953, the United Nations General Assembly extended UNICEF a permanent position as part of the United…show more content…
“All children have a right to survive, thrive and fulfill their potential- to the benefit of a better world.” (UNICEF Who We Are, n.d.). People around the world would agree that this is something the world needs to live by. People would say that creating child soldiers is not ethical; that having young children go into the sex trade should not be done, however we still see children in these positions. These children are the world’s next generation, so how are they being shaped to be the next world leaders? This is what UNICEF is trying to help. UNICEF is here to help to save these children, and to give them a future they

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