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UNICEF’s 70th Anniversary Event at UNHQ

Dec 15, 2016 Celebrities, News, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

by Britta Schmitz UNITED NATIONS, 14 December 2016 – The United Nations commemorated UNICEF’s 70th Anniversary with a special event at the UN Headquarters this Monday. The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) is a UN programme that provides humanitarian assistance to children and mothers and defends the rights of every child. The programme started after World War II, providing emergency food and healthcare to children whose countries had been devastated by the war. For UNICEF’s 70th Anniversary, the UN invited a list of high-level guests. Among them were David Beckham, Jackie Chan, Priyanka Chopra and Orlando Bloom. The event was [Read More]

David Beckham “Giving Youth a Voice”

Sep 25, 2015 Celebrities, News , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

United Nations, September 24 2015 Football star and UNICEF advocate David Beckham called on world leaders on Thursday to put children at the heart of the new 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda, during the unveiling of a digital installation attended by United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and UNICEF Executive Director Anthony Lake. As the UN prepares to adopt the Sustainable Development Goals, the Assembly of Youth, a digital installation created for UNICEF by Google, harnesses mobile technology and social media to deliver personal messages from children and young people across the globe directly to world leaders. The messages highlight the challenges [Read More]

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