Press releases 2009
UNICEF and FC Barcelona champion vulnerable children in new photo exhibit
NEW YORK, USA, 11 June 2009 – Fresh from their 2009 Champions League victory, Futbol Club Barcelona yesterday launched a photography exhibition to raise awareness about the team's other passion – the lives of young people living with HIV.
Swaziland: Fit for children, one day at a time
MBABANE/SWAZILAND, 1 June 2009 – UNICEF gathered with more than 100 children, Prime Minister, Deputy Prime Minister, 7 cabinet ministers, UN agencies, and 300 civil society representatives to launch Children’s Month, 2009 . The program featured narratives, dance, and drama performances by children to highlight relevant child rights issues such as disabled child equality, child participation, intergenerational sex, and HIV/AIDS.
Cholera outbreaks raise concern in nine Southern African countries
NEW YORK, USA, 10 March 2009 – With the peak of the rainy season already months past, cholera remains a problem for the governments of nine Southern African countries.