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Media Advisory: Count Every Child - A State Responsibility

A high-Level panel discussion will take place at UN Headquarters in New York on Wednesday, 7 November, on the importance of every child being registered at birth

Who: The panelists include:

  • The Permanent Representative of Mexico to the United Nations, Luis Alfonso de Alba,
  • Deputy Permanent Representative of Turkey to the United Nations, Huseyin Muftuoglu
  • Executive Director of UNICEF, Anthony Lake,
  • UN High Commissioner for Refugees, António Guterres
  • Country Director for Plan Kenya, Samuel Musyoki,

The panel will discuss the importance of making sure that every child is counted and counts through registration at birth. Some 50 million new-born children go unregistered every year despite registration being an essential human right.

Wednesday, 7 November, 2012 1:15-2:45 pm

Conference Room 4, North Lawn Building, United Nations Headquarters, New York

For further information, please contact:
Sarah Crowe, Spokesperson for the Executive Director,
Tel + 212 326 7206




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