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Media Advisory: Count Every Child - A State Responsibility

A high-Level panel discussion will take place at UN Headquarters in New York on Wednesday, 7 November, on the importance of every child being registered at birth

Who: The panelists include:

  • The Permanent Representative of Mexico to the United Nations, Luis Alfonso de Alba,
  • Deputy Permanent Representative of Turkey to the United Nations, Huseyin Muftuoglu
  • Executive Director of UNICEF, Anthony Lake,
  • UN High Commissioner for Refugees, António Guterres
  • Country Director for Plan Kenya, Samuel Musyoki,

What:  
The panel will discuss the importance of making sure that every child is counted and counts through registration at birth. Some 50 million new-born children go unregistered every year despite registration being an essential human right.

When:  
Wednesday, 7 November, 2012 1:15-2:45 pm

Where:  
Conference Room 4, North Lawn Building, United Nations Headquarters, New York

For further information, please contact:
Sarah Crowe, Spokesperson for the Executive Director,
Tel + 212 326 7206
scrowe@unicef.org


 

 

 

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