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Charity Assignment: Unicef Canada. Researched, Written, and Presented by: Damian Cirone. History/Background. 1946- Food to Europe After World War II, specifically European children face famine and disease . UNICEF was created in December 1946 by the United Nations

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charity assignment unicef canada

Charity Assignment:UnicefCanada

Researched, Written, and Presented by:

Damian Cirone

history background

1946- Food to Europe

  • After World War II, specifically European children face famine and disease.
  • UNICEF was created in December 1946 by the United Nations

to provide food, clothing and health care for the needy

1954-UNICEF becomes a permanent part of the UN

  • Development focus is added to UNICEF’s mandate.

1959-Declaration of the Rights of the Child

  • Declaration of the “Rights of the Child” is endorsed
  • defines children’s rights to protection, education, health care, shelter and good nutrition.


  • UNICEF expands its interests to address the needs of the whole child’s education.
  • starting with support to teacher training and classroom equipment in newly independent countries.

1965- Nobel Peace Prize

  • UNICEF is awarded the 1965 Nobel Peace Prize “for the promotion of brotherhood among nations.”

1979-International Year of the Child

  • Marked by celebrations around the world, people and organizations reaffirm their commitment to children’s rights.
history background 2
History/Background 2

1989-Convention on the Rights of the Child

  • The Convention of the Rights of the Child is adopted by the UN General Assembly.
  • It becomes the most widely- and rapidly-accepted human rights treaty in history.

1990- World Summit for Children

  • An unprecedented summit of Heads of State and Government at the United Nations in New York City sets 10-year goals for children’s health, nutrition and education.

1996-Children and conflict

  • War’s effect on children receives serious attention in the Machel Report: The Impact of Armed Conflict on Children, a study supported by UNICEF

1998-United Nations Security Council debates children and conflict

  • The Council’s first open debate on the subject reflects the strength of international concern over the effects of war on children.

2002-Special Session on Children

  • A landmark Special Session of the UN General Assembly was convened to review progress since the World Summit for Children in 1990 and re-energize global commitment to children's rights.
mission statement
Mission Statement
  • UNICEF was mandated by the United Nations General Assembly to advocate for the protection of children's rights
  • Strives to establish children's rights as enduring ethical principles and international standards of behavior towards children.
  • Helps to meet their basic needs and to expand their opportunities to reach their full potential.
  • UNICEF is guided by the Convention on the Rights of the Child

UNICEF’s goal from the beginning was intended to achieve universal primary education

for the needy, and less fortunate children of the global third world countries

Providing children with the healthy lifestyle changes


UNICEF’s Statistics range from various different fields and mediums. Examples are:

Child Poverty











slogan logo
Slogan & Logo

The Blue and White Colors that are used in the Unicef symbolize the United Nations.

United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund(UNICEF) was shortened to the United Nations Children's Fund

The adult character in the globe represents a supporting system, while the child is the intended target.

The under-laying Olive branches underneath the globe represent Peace.

Unicef’s Slogan:

- "For every child Health, Education, Equality, Protection, Advance Humanity."

ways of participating
Ways of Participating

Unicef has various methods of donation payment forms.

Unicef Boxes (Usually found in public schools)

Texting “TOT” to “UNICEF”

Website Donations: (


The above URL shows exactly what date, time and event is being planned, using an advanced calendar of events, which is always being updated for future events and special occasions.

An example would be the Earth Quake in Haiti, UNICEF is throwing a 3 year anniversary event to help.

contact information
Contact Information

The URL listed below directs one to UNICEF’s Contact Webpage.

This Contact Page consists of:

“Email Us”


“Frequently Asked Questions”

“Worldwide Contact Information”

“Social Media”

“Investigation Hotline”

web site address
Web Site Address - Canadian Webpage