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UNICEF’s Birthday

UNICEF's Birthday

UNICEF was established on December 11, 1946, by the United Nations General Assembly. The organization was created in response to the needs of children affected by World War II. UNICEF’s primary goal is to advocate for the protection of children’s rights, and to provide humanitarian aid to children in need.

UNICEF works towards achieving its goals through various programs and initiatives. Some of these include providing clean water and sanitation, education, health care, and nutrition. The organization also works to prevent child labour, protect children from violence and exploitation, and respond to emergencies.

On UNICEF’s birthday, we celebrate the progress that has been made for children and recommit to making the world a better place for all kids. There are many ways that people can spread awareness about UNICEF’s work on its birthday. One way is to donate to the organization. Another is to volunteer with UNICEF or one of its partner organizations. Additionally, people can raise awareness about UNICEF’s work by sharing information about the organization on social media or by organizing events in their communities.

Use these resources to celebrate UNICEF’s birthday. No matter how you choose to observe this day, remember that every child deserves a chance at a happy and healthy life!

Activity Ideas:

  • Enjoy our Knitted Squares activity – here
  • Create your own Handprint flowers – here
  • Establish intergenerational activities – here