Speeches & OpEds
Launch of “Profile of Children in Malaysia - The Implementation of Children’s Rights with Equity” - Keynote address by Wivina Belmonte
SPEECH * PUTRAJAYA, Malaysia, 11 December 2013 - We are very proud to be launching this publication today – it is the result of two intensive years of research and effort, thanks to EPU.
Reaching the Unreached: An Evaluation of the Alternative Education Programme for Refugee, Undocumented and Stateless Children in Kg. Numbak, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
SPEECH * Kota Kinabalu, 28 August 2013 - For those of you unfamiliar with UNICEF's work in Malaysia, let me just say, UNICEF is the UN agency with a mandate to defend and help realise the rights of children.
Opening Speech at Nexus International School’s Model UN
SPEECH * Kuala Lumpur, 5 July 2013 - The UN is an organization whose very existence, whose very inception comes from that simple, yet complicated concept – embracing diversity and calling for change.
Opening Statement for the Colours of My World Art Competition Press Conference
SPEECH * Kuala Lumpur, 10 June 2013 - Colours of My World is not just any drawing competition. This art competition provides a space for children with disabilities to showcase their talent and achieve the recognition they deserve,
Opening remarks for the Malaysian Launch of SOWC 2013
SPEECH * Kuala Lumpur, 03 June 2013 - A child is not disabled because they cannot walk, see or hear. They are disabled by a society that excludes them. So our report this year brings attention to OUR blind spot
Remarks by UNICEF Representative to Malaysia at the opening of the Child Protection Conference
SPEECH * Kuala Lumpur, 20 November 2012 - Three weeks ago, UNICEF together with the Ministry of Women, Family and Community Development organised a child protection conference. Today, we gather again, for another child protection conference.
Placing children first in business
OPED * KUALA LUMPUR, 16 September 2012 – In Malaysia, as around the globe, we have seen a significant rise in the number of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) efforts initiated in the private sector.
Progress through partnership
SPEECH * Kuala Lumpur, 15 September 2012 - On behalf of UNICEF Malaysia, please allow me to thank the organisers of the Kiwanis Malaysia District Convention 2012 for inviting me to be a part of your special gathering.