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UNICEF

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UNICEF

United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund, now, United Nation's Children's Fund Global village A part of the United Nations system which has as its primary raison d'etre, helping children living in poverty in developing nations

UNICEF

Acronym for United Nations Children's Fund (formerly United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund). UNICEF is a UN agency responsible for the administration of programmes to improve child and maternal health as well as education.
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Banco Itau, Brazil's second-largest private bank, has created alliances with groups such as the United Nations Children's Fund to provide several educational programs focused mainly on primary schools.
SLAM DUNK: Gemma Cannings (front) has the backing of fellow students to raise cash for the United Nations Children's Fund
The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) provides these figures on Haiti in its report, "The State of the World's Children 1999", the agency's wide-ranging examination of challenges to the right of all children to basic education; According to UNICEF, 58% percent of Haiti's current educational facilities were not built originally to serve as schools.
6 Kyodo The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has given financial assistance totaling some 23 million U.
In 1990, the World Health Organization, the United Nations Children's Fund, the United Nations Development Fund, the Rockefeller Foundation, and the World Bank sponsored the Children's Vaccine Initiative (CVI) to pursue this goal.
The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) will accelerate efforts to return normalcy to children and families, with a focus on improving health and nutrition, child protection and education.
UNICEF, the United Nations Children's Fund, promoted and coordinated this special day, which also works towards improving children's welfare.
Hama, SANA -- Director of Office of Emergency Programs of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) Afshan Khan announced that work is underway to prepare for an annual program to specify form and targets of support in Hama.
TUNIS (TAP)- Three co-operation programmes were signed, Tuesday, by Tunisia and three United Nations bodies, namely the United Nations Development Programme(UNDP), the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA).
Washington, May 30 ( ANI ): Selena Gomez has just returned from a trip to Nepal, where she visited impoverished children on behalf of the United Nations Children's Fund (Unicef).
Beirut, Safar 2, 1435, Dec 5, 2013, SPA -- Lebanese caretaker Prime Minister Najib Mikati met here today with the representative of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) in Lebanon.

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