Production date: 9 July 2009
Keywords: UNICEF, children, J8 summit, Junior 8, G8, child rights
Main shooting locations: L'Aquila, Italy
Fourteen young people, from fourteen countries, driving with a police escort from Rome to the G8 summit in L'Aquila, Italy, for a face-to-face meeting with the head of their respective countries.
They were selected by their peers at the UNICEF Junior 8 Summit to meet with the various presidents and prime ministers – and chancellor – to urge immediate action on such topics as guaranteeing a quality education for all children, as well access to safe drinking water for the 1.2 billion people who lack it.
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