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  • abbr. United Nations Children's Fund (formerly United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund)

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  • proper n. Acronym of United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund.

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  • n. an agency of the United Nations responsible for programs to aid education and the health of children and mothers in developing countries

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  • UNICEF

    (Abbreviation) United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) works for children's rights, their survival, development and protection, guided by the Convention on the Rights of the Child. The UNICEF is a United Nations Programme headquartered in New York City, that provides long-term humanitarian and developmental assistance to children and mothers in developing countries. It is one of the members of the United Nations Development Group and its Executive Committee.

    Sources:

    www.unicef.org

    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/UNICEF

    May 9, 2013