october, 2018

29oct6:00 pm7:33 pmFeaturedUN Day Event: Children in a Digital World featuring UNICEF Exec. Dir. Henrietta Fore


Event Details

UNICEF Executive Director Henrietta Fore commemorated UN Day this week at a discussion on children in a digital age cosponsored by the Italian Embassy, UNA-NCA and UNIC.

Joined on stage by SG Adviser and Dean of Public Policy at UMD Robert Orr, she outlined the opportunities and challenges technology presents and the importance of simultaneously empowering and protecting children in the digital world.  She highlighted some of UNICEF’s innovative work around the globe like the U Report and magic box initiatives to name just a few.

Her remarks included a call for everyone’s ideas, innovation – which is key if SDGs are to be met by 2030 –  and involvement in UNICEF’s efforts.


(Monday) 6:00 pm - 7:33 pm