It Takes a World: High-level Event on Ending Violence against Children
24 April 2017, 1:15-2:30pm in Conference Room 12 at UN Headquarters
Hosted by World Vision, the Permanent Missions to the UN of Bangladesh, Bulgaria, Canada, Japan, Luxembourg, Panama, Thailand, Zambia and Zimbabwe, the Global Partnership to End Violence against Children, and UN-NGLS
Violence affects a billion children every year. It happens in every country, city and community. Therefore, it takes all of us to act on it. "It Takes a World" - the entire international community - to end violence against girls and boys.
World Vision, together with the Permanent Missions of Bangladesh, Bulgaria, Canada, Japan, Luxembourg, Panama, Thailand, Zambia and Zimbabwe, the Global Partnership to End Violence against Children, and UN-NGLS, are convening this high-level event to reflect and share on World Vision's "It Takes a World" campaign, which aims to ignite partnerships, raise awareness, and strengthen accountability to end violence against girls and boys.
A light lunch will be served.
The event can be accessed with a UN grounds pass.
The event will be web cast live at http://webtv.un.org/
Joanna Rubinstein, President and CEO, World Childhood Foundation USA
Kevin Jenkins, President and CEO, World Vision
Dana - Girl delegate from Romania
3 minutes of videos
Special Guests & Co-hosts:
Ambassador Masud Bin Momen, Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the United Nations
Ambassador Georgi Velikov Panayotov, Permanent Representative of Bulgaria and Co-Chair of the Group of Friends on Children in the SDGs
Ambassador Hiroshi Minami, Deputy Permanent Representative of Japan to the United Nations
Ambassador Christian Braun, Permanent Representative of Luxembourg and Co-Chair of the Group of Friends on Children in the SDGs
Ambassador Virachi Plasai, Permanent Representative of Thailand to the United Nations
Ms. Christine Kalamwina, Chargé d'Affaires of Zambia to the United Nations
Mrs. Marta Santos, Special Representative of the Secretary General on Ending Violence against Children
Dr. Susan Bissell, Director, Global Partnership to End Violence against Children
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