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Photo: Kurdish girl. Iraq, 1997. Copyright Sebastiao Salgado/Amazonas
Photo: Kurdish girl. Iraq, 1997. Copyright Sebastiao Salgado/Amazonas

This page is background information, last updated in May 2002 and still available for reference. For the latest on the Special Session on Children, please go to the Special Session index.


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10 May 2002 - Governments 'Say Yes' as agreement is reached on global goals and plan of action

10 May 2002 - Children Issue Statement To World Leaders at the UN

10 May 2002 - UNICEF hails Peru President promise to children

9 May 2002 - Pollution kills millions of children a year, report says

7 May 2002 - World leaders descend on New York for the sake of children

2 May 2002 - UNICEF chief urges leaders to invest in children as key

26 April 2002 - UN endorses wide-ranging goals for children
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18 April 2002 - Record breaking number of child delegates to attend world summit
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17 April 2002 - One child out of five dies before age of 12, reissued report shows

5 April 2002 - World leaders to take centre stage at UN Special Session on Children

13 March 2002 - Children's role in peace and security to be focus of global conference



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