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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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Geoffrey Keele of the United Nations Children's Fund said the U.
Hope for Child aims to persuade staff and students on both university sites to part with their small change and donate it to Unicef, the United Nations Children's Fund, for medication, education and food supplies.
The project is part of a huge effort to eradicate polio globally by 2005 - a target goal of Rotary International, the World Health Organization, the United Nations Children's Fund, the U.
In Africa, the environmental contribution is even higher, with approximately 35% of the burden of disease due to environmental factors (UNEP, United Nations Children's Fund, WHO 2002).
The sale, which also includes Lara's other pair - of Smith and Wesson replica pistols and leather holsters - will raise cash for the United Nations children's fund, UNICEF.
According to the United Nations Children's Fund, UNICEF, child poverty in the UK is among the worst in the developed world.
A SALE of impressionist and modern art in New York has raised more than pounds 50 million for the United Nations Children's Fund.
Even reports by the United Nations Children's Fund, the International Red Cross, and religious delegations have provoked remarkably restrained responses from a Congress that is constitutionally duty-bound to authorize U.
Credit concerns include the strong dependence on the United Nations and the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) to perform favorably under their lease obligations in light of their potential ability to assert the principal of sovereign immunity.
Created to help children around the world overcome the obstacles that poverty, violence, disease and discrimination place in a child's path, UNICEF, the United Nations Children's Fund, has played a key role in the rehabilitation of Beah, lifting him from the front lines and reintegrating him into civilian life in Sierra Leone as a teenager.
Major organization : UNITED NATIONS CHILDREN'S FUND (UNICEF)
Daraa, SANA -- Daraa Governor Mohammad Khaled al-Hannous on Tuesday discussed with delegations of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) and the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) the humanitarian conditions in the province and means of providing aid to the terrorism-affected families there.

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