UNICEF EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR SPEAKS ON, “CHILDREN IN A DIGITAL WORLD” AT UN DAY EVENT IN WASHINGTON, D.C.

Oct 29, 2018
Washington, D.C.

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

Joined on stage by the Secretary-General’s 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.

 

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