Moldova celebrated 25th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child

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Chisinau, 20 November 2014:  On the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the UN Conventionon the Rights of the Child, UNICEF in Moldova organized a special event to celebrate this unprecedented global commitment to Child Rights, to recognize Moldova’s achievements since the adoption of the Convention, and to highlight further needs for the full realization of child rights. The first President of the Republic of Moldova Mircea Snegur, the President of the Parliament Igor Corman, the First Lady Margareta Timofti, the Deputy Speaker Liliana Palihovici, diplomats, representatives of civil society, children and parents attended the event.

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Raise your voice with UNICEF and Imagine a better world for children

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NEW YORK, 20 November 2014 – During a musical event at the United Nations General Assembly today, UNICEF will unveil the #IMAGINE project as part of celebrations for the 25th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child. The #IMAGINE project brings together artist Yoko Ono, renowned music producer and DJ David Guetta, UNICEF Ambassadors – including Katy Perry, Angélique Kidjo, Daniela Mercury, Priyanka Chopra, Yuna Kim – and a host of other high profile supporters with the aim of creating a unique moment in music history that will highlight the tremendous challenges children face the world over.


Governments in Central and Eastern Europe and Central Asia commit to ending violence against all children

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MINSK, 12 November 2014 – For thousands of children across Central and Eastern Europe and Central Asia, violence is a daily reality. More than two thirds of children in the region have experienced violence at some point in their lives. Today, governments, experts and civil society have come together to reaffirm their commitment to place ending violence against children at the centre of their national dialogue and policies.

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