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Live streaming video from space to aid relief and development efforts
GENEVA, Switzerland, 23 July 2012 – High-definition streaming video of the Earth will been used to support humanitarian relief in emergencies, environmental monitoring and development programmes benefiting vulnerable communities around the world.

UNICEF Executive Director presents an equity-based approach to members of the European Parliament
BRUSSELS, Belgium, 10 October 2011 - UNICEF Executive Director Anthony Lake recently met with Jerzy Buzek, President of the European Parliament and addressed the three European Parliamentary Committees dedicated to Foreign Affairs, Development and Human Rights. The theme of the exchange was “global security, development with equity, and human rights of children".

Belgian Minister President's visit highlights 'Healthy Villages, Healthy Schools' in DR Congo
KINSHASA, Democratic Republic of the Congo, 12 May 2011 – “Your school has become a model of a modern school, which will hopefully set an example for other students and schools in Congo,” declared Rudy Demotte, Minister President of the Walloon Government and the French Community in Belgium, speaking to residents of Mbimi village on the outskirts of DR Congo’s capital, Kinshasa.

‘Stars of Europe’ concert offers music and messages about child rights
BRUSSELS, Belgium, 19 September 2008 – Tonight, Belgian TV hosts Maureen Louys and Marcel Vanthilt welcome ten thousands of spectators to ‘Stars of Europe’, a unique pop concert with artists from all over the continent. Besides showcasing several genres and generations of musical entertainment, the televised concert will also promote awareness of UNICEF’s worldwide programmes.

UNICEF e-greetings: New, improved and great for last-minute holiday wishes
NEW YORK, USA, 20 December 2006 - After a successful first year, UNICEF’s electronic greetings service, available online at www.unicef-shop.com, has undergone several improvements for this holiday season.

Belgium’s Princess Mathilde supports girls’ education with visit to UNICEF warehouse
COPENHAGEN, 16 December 2004 – Her Royal Highness, Princess Mathilde of Belgium, visited UNICEF’s supply headquarters in Copenhagen on December 7. The visit, organized by the Belgium National Committee for UNICEF, is part of their “Education, My Right!” campaign.


 

 

 

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