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At a glance: Switzerland


A new reporting system to combat child prostitution is launched in Switzerland
GENEVA, Switzerland, 31 December 2008—UNICEF and its partner, ECPAT Switzerland, have helped to establish the world’s first centralized system for reporting on sex tourists.

Iraqi children tell their stories through music at UNICEF-sponsored event in Geneva
GENEVA, Switzerland, 1 July 2008 – The opening notes of a piano concerto recently brought a touch of sunshine to Geneva’s unseasonably grey summer skies. Passers-by near the city’s famous Palais des Nations turned their heads to get a glimpse of the musician.

UNICEF’s newest Goodwill Ambassador, tennis star Roger Federer, hits an ace for children
NEW YORK, USA, 3 April 2006 – World tennis champion Roger Federer has been appointed UNICEF’s newest international Goodwill Ambassador. UNICEF Executive Director Ann M. Veneman welcomed the 24-year-old player today at UNICEF’s headquarters in New York.

GENEVA, Switzerland, 25 October 2005 – Sir Alex Ferguson, manager of Manchester United, one of the world’s most successful football clubs, helped launch the UNITE FOR CHILDREN  UNITE AGAINST AIDS Campaign in Geneva today.




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