Keynote speeches and remarks by UNICEF staff.
UNICEF Executive Director visits cholera-impacted residents at Haiti Treatment Centre
PORT-AU-PRINCE, 16 December 2010 – During a visit to the Haitian capital yesterday, Anthony Lake, UNICEF Executive Director, spoke with cholera patients and heard...
UNICEF Executive Director, Anthony Lake on the International Day of Persons with Disabilities
Statement - 3 December 2010
Secretary-General appoints new Deputy Executive Director for UNICEF
NEW YORK, 20 October 2010 - Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today announced the appointment of Martin Mogwanja as one of UNICEF’s three Deputy...
Opening statement: Anthony Lake PFC/Advocacy report press conference
Opening statement - 7 September 2010
UNICEF Executive Director, Anthony Lake, to visit flood affected areas of Pakistan
ISLAMABAD, 29 August 2010 – UNICEF Executive Director, Anthony Lake, arrives in Pakistan Monday 30 August to tour flood-hit areas and...
Statement by UNICEF Executive Director, Anthony Lake, on the flooding in Pakistan
Statement - 20 August 2010
Statement by UNICEF’s Executive Director on ongoing situation in southern Kyrgyzstan
Statement - 26 July 2010
An open letter to the European Union from UNICEF's Executive Director Anthony Lake
Statement - 16 June 2010
Executive Board closes Annual Session with an eye on gender equality, results and resources
NEW YORK, USA, 7 June 2010 – On Friday, 4 June, the final day of the UNICEF Executive Board’s 2010 Annual Session, delegates were briefed on the progress of the organization’s efforts to promote gender equality and heard Executive Director Anthony Lake reaffirm UNICEF’s dedication to achieving the Millennium Development Goals by 2015.
In Senegal, UNICEF Executive Director sees impact of community empowerment
THIES, Senegal, 20 May 2010 – “I came to vaccinate my baby,” said Anta Ndiou. “This way, she will grow up healthy.”
In Senegal, UNICEF Executive Director cites the urgency of education for all
DAKAR, Senegal, 18 May 2010 – Surrounded by the concrete bricks and flood-stained walls of her school, Anta, 11, attends classes and dreams of becoming a paediatrician. She knows she is lucky.
UNICEF Executive Director speaks out on girls' education and empowerment
NEW YORK, USA, 17 May 2010 – Speaking at an international conference on education and gender equality, UNICEF Executive Director Anthony Lake today called for accelerated efforts on behalf of “forgotten children” in the run-up to the 2015 deadline for meeting the Millennium Development Goals.
UNICEF Executive Director, Anthony Lake, opens the UNGEI global conference on girls’ education
Opening Ceremony Remarks by Anthony Lake - DAKAR, Senegal, 17 May 2010
UNICEF Executive Director Anthony Lake travels to Japan
TOKYO, 11 May 2010 – UNICEF’s new Executive Director, Anthony Lake, arrived in Japan today as part of his first mission on behalf of the UN...
UNICEF Executive Director addresses milestone meeting of national committees
SEOUL, Republic of Korea, 10 May 2010 – UNICEF Executive Director Anthony Lake today joined South Korea’s Prime Minister, Un-Chan Chung, the heads of UNICEF National Committees and other dignitaries to formally open the 55th Annual Meeting of National Committees for UNICEF.
New UNICEF Executive Director, Anthony Lake, travels to South Korea
SEOUL, 8 May 2010 – One week after taking over the helm at the United Nations Children’s Fund, new Executive Director Anthony Lake is travelling to Seoul, Republic of Korea, for a...
Statement from UNICEF’s Executive Director and the Secretary-General's Special Representative on Children and Armed Conflict on the recruitment of child soldiers in Somalia
Joint Statement - 4 May 2010
Anthony Lake, UNICEF's sixth Executive Director, brings a wealth of experience to his new role
NEW YORK, USA, 3 May 2010 – As Anthony Lake assumes his new role as UNICEF's sixth Executive Director, he builds upon a solid foundation formed by the organization's 60-plus years of child-rights advocacy, as well as his own wealth of international experience.
Anthony Lake begins his tenure as UNICEF's Executive Director
NEW YORK, 1 May 2010 - Anthony Lake today begins his tenure as UNICEF’s sixth Executive Director, bringing more than 45 years of public...
UNICEF Executive Director Ann M. Veneman visits the Kingdom of Lesotho
LESOTHO, 8 April 2010 – During a two day trip to Lesotho, UNICEF Executive Director, Ann M. Veneman met with Government officials, visited health...
UNICEF Executive Director, Ann Veneman launches Facts for Life, a guide for healthy childhood
NEW YORK/GENEVA/ MASERU, LESOTHO, 7 April 2010 – During a visit to Lesotho, a country entirely landlocked by South Africa, UNICEF Executive...
UNICEF welcomes announcement of next Executive Director
NEW YORK, 16 March 2010 – UNICEF today welcomed the UN Secretary-General’s announcement that Anthony Lake will take over as Executive...
Statement by UNICEF Executive Director Ann M. Veneman on International Women’s Day
Statement - 8 March 2010
Statement by UNICEF Executive Director Ann M. Veneman on the death of Professor Ihsan Dogramaci
Statement - 25 February 2010
UNICEF Executive Director visits Haitian earthquake victims
NEW YORK, 8 February 2010 – Following a visit to Haiti, UNICEF Executive Director, Ann M. Veneman spent two days in the Dominican...
UNFPA Executive Director Thoraya Obaid and UNICEF Executive Director Ann M. Veneman on female genital mutilation/cutting
NEW YORK, 6 February 2010 - Progress has been made in recent years in reducing the incidence of female genital mutilation or cutting (FGM/C)...
UNICEF Executive Director meets quake-affected children and families in Haiti
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, 5 February 2010 – UNICEF Executive Director Ann M. Veneman visited the Haitian capital yesterday, meeting with UNICEF staff, g overnment leaders and survivors of the massive earthquake that struck here on 12 January.
UNICEF Executive Director Ann M. Veneman visits quake struck Port-au-Prince
PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI, 4 February 2010 - UNICEF Executive Director Ann M. Veneman visited Haiti’s capital city of Port-au-Prince, which...
Statement by UNICEF Executive Director Ann M. Veneman on the earthquake in Haiti
Statement - 13 January 2010