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Making school fee abolition work in West and Central Africa
Cotonou, Benin, 29 June 2009 - Four years after the launching of the School Fee Abolition Initiative (SFAI), four countries of West and Central Africa assess the situation, and share their experiences.

Child rights avdocates call for the respect of "all rights for all children" in Benin
Cotonou, Benin, 21 November 2009 – UNICEF in partnership with Plan Benin and the Ministry of Family and National Solidarity, marked the 20th anniversary of the CRC with a free concert in the capital of Benin.

Benin: UNICEF Regional Director for Central and West Africa in visit to Benin, appraises maternal and newborn health projects
Cotonou, 18 March 2009 – UNICEF Regional Director for Central and West Africa, Gianfranco Rotigliano, visited Benin from March 15-18.

Benin: Laying down foundations for a Regional decentralization and resilience strategy
COTONOU, Benin, 11 October 2012 - UNICEF Regional Office for West and Central Africa convened , within the social justice and equity agenda, a three day workshop to discuss the implementation of decentralization and get critical insights on this issue.

Benin: Gianfranco Zola visits UNICEF Programmes for children
Cotonou, 9 May 2008 – UNICEF Ambassador for the Italian Committee and international former football star, Gianfranco Zola, was in Benin, for a 5-day journey to first hand witness and also have a better understanding of UNICEF-supported projects.

The Inter-Parliamentary Union gets involved against child trafficking
Cotonou, Benin, 28 May, 2010 - A regional conference on the theme: "Towards a bold action of the Parliament for fighting the trafficking of children in view of their labor exploitation in West and Central Africa." took place in Cotonou, from May 26-28.

Goodwill Ambassador Myung Whun Chung gives Paris concert to benefit projects in Benin
Paris, France, 11 avril 2009- L’Ambassadeur de bonne volonté Myung Whun Chung a donné un concert exceptionnel au théâtre du Châtelet à Paris, pour financer des programmes de lutte contre la traite des enfants et l’accès à l’eau, au Bénin.



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