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Glossary:United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)

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The United Nations Children's Fund, abbreviated as UNICEF, is a United Nations (UN) agency that provides long-term humanitarian and developmental assistance to children and mothers in developing countries. Headquartered in New York City, UNICEF works in 190 countries through country programs and national committees.

Among other things, UNICEF advocates for measures to give children the best start in life, for girls' education and for all children to be well-nourished and immunised against common childhood diseases.

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