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UNICEF and Hungary sign new cooperation agreement

New York, 14 December 2007 – Hungary has become the first of the twelve new EU members to sign a Framework Agreement on Cooperation in the Field of Development with UNICEF.

The Agreement sets out the way in which UNICEF and the Government of Hungary will work together in the future and is a milestone in UNICEF’s partnerships with the new EU countries. The signing of the agreement coincided with the World Fit for Children plus 5 meeting in New York.

About UNICEF
UNICEF is on the ground in over 150 countries and territories to help children survive and thrive, from early childhood through adolescence.  The world’s largest provider of vaccines for developing countries, UNICEF supports child health and nutrition, good water and sanitation, quality basic education for all boys and girls, and the protection of children from violence, exploitation, and AIDS.  UNICEF is funded entirely by the voluntary contributions of individuals, businesses, foundations and governments.

For more information, please contact:

Angela Hawke, UNICEF New York, Tel: (+1) 212 326 7269, Email, ahawke@unicef.org

 


 

 

 

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