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UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Angelique Kidjo to lead a live Q&A on Livestream on the crisis in the Horn of Africa


  • Ms. Angelique Kidjo, Singer and UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador
  • Mr. Louis-Georges Arsenault, Director of UNICEF Emergency Operations
  • Mr. Maulid Aden Warfa, Emergency Specialist for UNICEF Central and Southern Somalia (via Skype from Nairobi)

A live chat on Livestream, Facebook, and Twitter (#askUnicef) about the situation in Somalia and the Horn of Africa, in which everyone is encouraged to join in and ask UNICEF questions, where a child survival crisis has taken millions of children to the brink.

Wednesday, August 17, 2011 - 10:30 to 11.30 AM (ET)

Find out more about the crisis in the Horn of Africa – how it happened, what is happening, what needs to be done – and its impact on children. Angelique Kidjo will bring her own experience as an African, who has travelled extensively to developing countries. Louis-Georges, who just returned from the region and Maulid, who is currently based in Nairobi and is frequently in Somalia, will be sharing their own perspectives on the current situation.

Please join the Livestream Q&A session by visiting this link and RSVP: http://www.livestream.com/unicef?rsvptoeventid=411149

You can also follow and participate with us on Facebook and Twitter:

www.twitter.com using #askUnicef

For more information, please contact:
Kate Donovan, UNICEF New York
Tel + 212 326 7452




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