UNICEF Historical Publications

UNICEF at 40  and 1946-2006 Sixty Years for Children provide overviews of UNICEF's first 60 years.

For in-depth information on UNICEF's past, the seminal works by Maggie Black, The Children and the Nations, and Children First are listed with their indexes for easy researcher referencing. 

The Progress of Nations series and additional books of historical interest are provided as well.

Current UNICEF titles are available at the UNICEF publications pages that include how to order information.

History Papers
UNICEF history paper and memoir series.

Historical monographs provide researchers with an overview of UNICEF's landmark achievements from the first four decades.

State of the World's Children
Every year, UNICEF publishes The State of the World's Children, the most comprehensive and authoritative report on the world's youngest citizens, combining analyses, human interest stories, country profiles, maps and statistical data for 195 countries and territories.

Annual Reports
UNICEF Annual Reports date from 1972 and provide in-depth coverage of UNICEF programmes and issues of concern.


Online Holdings

Historical Publications
UNICEF Milestones
UNICEF Leadership
Special Exhibits

UNICEF Celebrities
Research Requests

Using the Archives


UNICEF Documents Guides

UNICEF History
UNICEF 60th Anniversary
UNICEF Publications
Innocenti Research Centre

UN/UN Agency Links

UN Archives
Archives Worldwide

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