Front cover, main photo:© UNICEF/NYHQ2006-1470/PirozziFront cover, small photos, top left to bottom right:© UNICEF/NYHQ2005-1323/Tkhostova© UNICEF/NYHQ2009-1489/Holt© UNICEF/NYHQ2008-0800/Isaac© UNICEF/NYHQ2009-1841/Markisz
Note on source information:
Data in this report are drawn from the most recentavailable statistics from UNICEF and other UN agencies, annual reports preparedby UNICEF country ofﬁces and the June 2010 UNICEF Executive Director’s AnnualReport to the Executive Board.
Note on resources:
All amounts unless otherwise speciﬁed are in US dollars.
UNICEF’s mission is to:
Advocate for the protection of children’s rights, help meet theirbasic needs and expand their opportunities to reach their fullpotential;Mobilize political will and material resources to help countriesensure a ‘ﬁrst call for children’ and build their capacity to do so;Respond in emergencies to relieve the suffering of children andthose who provide their care;Promote the equal rights of women and girls, and support their fullparticipation in the development of their communities;Work towards the human development goals, and the peace andsocial progress enshrined in the Charter of the United Nations.