Commemoration of the fiftieth anniversary of the operations of the United Nations Children's Fund, G.A. res. 51/192, 51 U.N. GAOR Supp. (No. 49) at 49, U.N. Doc. A/51/49 (Vol. I) (1996).
The General Assembly, Recalling its resolutions 57 (I) of 11 December 1946, by which it established the International Children's Emergency Fund, 417 (V) of 1 December 1950, by which it affirmed the Fund's decision to devote a greater share of its resources to programmes outside Europe, 802 (VIII) of 6 October 1953, by which it changed the name of the organization to the United Nations Children's Fund and removed the time limits from its mandate, 1391 (XIV) of 20 November 1959, in which it saw aid provided by the Fund as a practical way to carry out the aims proclaimed in the Declaration on the Rights of the Child, 2057 (XX) of 16 December 1965, in which it applauded the award of the Nobel Peace Prize for 1965 to the United Nations Children's Fund and 2855 (XXVI) of 20 December 1971, in which it commended the Fund for its very substantial and significant achievements during its twenty-five years of operation, Also recalling its resolutions 33/83 of 15 December 1978 on the International Year of the Child, 44/25 of 20 November 1989 on the Convention on the Rights of the Child and 45/217 of 21 December 1990 on the World Summit for Children, 1. Congratulates the United Nations Children's Fund on the occasion of its fiftieth anniversary; 2. Commends the Fund for the important contribution it has made during its first fifty years in promoting the survival, development and protection of children and as an advocate of children's rights, and all who helped to contribute to its substantial achievements, including the staff of the United Nations Children's Fund, the National Committees for the Fund and other partners.