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2006 J8: Russia

G8 Leaders Meet Junior 8 Children and listen to their recommendations
16 July 2006. Week of Deliberations, Including Talks with Young People from the Developing World Culminates in Half Hour Meeting with World Leaders.

Girls and boys from Latin America ask leaders of the G8 to combat violence
14 July 2006 Young people from Nicaragua, Honduras and Mexico share their views with the Junior G8 Forum in St. Petersburg.

‘Junior 8’ delegates prepare for meeting with G8 summit leaders
July 13, 2006 - 64 young leaders are debating and discussing the recommendations they will deliver to G8 leaders on 16 July.

‘Junior 8’ Youth Forum opens in Russia
10 July 2006, PUSHKIN, Russian Federation.

‘Junior 8’ delegates present youth concerns in historic meeting with G8 leaders
16 July 2006

Meeting with G8 Leaders, Part 2
16 July, 2006

President Putin’s visit to the J8: not on the agenda but a more than welcomed surprise
Junior 8, Russian Federation. By John Varoli.

J8, Day 1. St. Petersburg. Introduction and Atmosphere
Junior 8, Russian Federation. By John Varoli

J8, Day 2. Touring the sites
Junior 8, Russian Federation. By John Varoli

J8, Day 3
Junior 8, Russian Federation. By John Varoli

J8 Day 4
July 11. By John Varoli, Pushkin (St. Petersburg), Russia

J8 Day 5: Delegates strategize to put intolerance in check
By John Varoli. Pushkin (St. Petersburg), Russia. Chess match

 

 

 

 

Photo essay


Junior 8 Summit - St. Petersburg, Russia - 2006
Impressions from the Junior 8 Summit in St. Petersburg where young people met with the leaders of the G8 nations to voice their opinions on the future of the world.
[Photo Essay]


Video



17 July 2006: UNICEF correspondent Thomas Nybo reports on the conclusion of the Junior 8 Youth Forum in Russia and the youth delegates’ meeting with G8 leaders.


Related links

'Junior 8' - Address to the Leaders

Press releases

16 July 2006: G8 Leaders meet Junior 8 Children
14 July 2006: Girls and boys from Latin America ask leaders of the G8 to combat violence
13 July 2006: At Junior 8 Youth Forum, delegates strategize to put intolerance in check
10 July 2006: Children of Junior 8 gather to share views with G8 world leaders
10 July 2006: ‘Junior 8’ Youth Forum opens in Russia

Q&A
Children to be given voice at G8

Stories, by John Varoli
Meeting with G8 leaders
Part 1
Part 2

Day 1: St Petersburg 
Day 2: Touring the sites
Day 3: Working day
Day 4: Working day
Day 5: Delegates strategize to put intolerance in check
Day 6: President Putin's surprise visit to J8

7 July 2006: ‘Junior 8’ delegates arrive in Russia
5 July 2006: ‘Junior 8’ Youth Forum prepares to meet

UNICEF in Russia

Junior Summit J8 2006

J8 competition

Voices of Youth – Junior 8 2006: Russia

Interact with Junior 8 2006 participants


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