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  • The initial objective of the establishment of the United Nations Children's Fund (United Nations Children's Fund, short name: UNICEF) was to provide food and health services to the children of the destroyed countries in World War II. It was founded by the United Nations General Assembly on December 11, 1946.
  • In 1953, UNICEF became a permanent member of the United Nations. At that time the name was changed to United Nations Children's Fund in place of the United Nations International Children's Fund. It has its headquarters in New York. Currently its head is Ann Weinman.
  • UNICEF was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1965 for his better work. In 1989, the organization was also awarded the Indira Gandhi Peace Prize. It has offices in more than 120 cities and its employees are employed in more than 190 places. At present, UNICEF takes help from world-class athletes and teams to raise funds.

Related Question:-

Q.1 When UNICEF Day was founded?
A. March 11 1946
B. January 11 1946
C. December 11 1946
D. August 11 1946
Ans: December 11 1946

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