About UNICEFAbout UNICEF
UNICEF works in 190 countries and territories to protect the rights of every child. UNICEF has spent 70 years working to improve the lives of children and their families. Defending children's rights throughout their lives requires a global presence, aiming to produce results and understand their effects.
All children have a right to survive, thrive and fulfill their potential – to the benefit of a better world.UNICEF’s missionThe world has changed, but children’s needs have not. See how UNICEF’s commitment to children remains as strong as ever despite the complexities of our world.Who we areFor 70 years, UNICEF has worked to improve the lives of children and their families.Despite remarkable challenges around the world, UNICEF staffers fight for the rights of every child seeking safe shelter, nutrition, protection from disaster and conflicts, and equality.
How we work
UNICEF works with the United Nations other United Nations agencies to make sure that children are on the global agenda. UNICEF strikes a balance between thorough research and practical solutions for children.