9 April 2009 - Inter-Parliamentary Union visits UNICEF sponsored programs in Ethiopia

Tape#: JN 8252
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© UNICEF Ethiopia/2009/Gudeta

Young girls welcome parliamentarians during a visit to local UNICEF-supported programmes in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, during the 120th meeting of the Inter-Parliamentary Union.

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Production date: 9 April 2009

Duration: 1:52

Keywords: UNICEF, child rights, girls education, HIV/AIDS, microfinance

Main shooting locations: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Main sequences: More than 600 parliamentarians from over 100 countries came together in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia to discuss the role of parliaments in promoting global peace and security, democracy and development. Among the issues high on their agenda was the importance of investing in adolescent girls as a critical strategy in responding to the impact of the global financial crisis on developing economies. 

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