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INVITATION "Carry Light for Children"

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14.09.2016

We have the pleasure to invite you to a High-Level Event on 18 September 2016, from 5.00 pm to 6.30 pm at Danny Kaye Visitor Center, UNICEF House, 3 United Nations Plaza, New York.

Hosts: Mr. Toomas Hendrik Ilves, the President of the Republic of Estonia, Mr. Anthony Lake, the Executive Director of UNICEF, Mr. Thorbjørn Jagland, the Secretary General of the Council of Europe and Ms. Caryl M. Stern, the President and CEO of the U.S. Fund for UNICEF.

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The Carry Light for Children event will bring together political leaders, Heads of State, UN principals, goodwill ambassadors, youth speakers and civil society representatives to raise awareness about the plight of children during flight and migration. The event will showcase photographic testimony from refugee children who – under a UNICEF partnership with ABC – have documented their own lives in Zaatari Camp in Jordan.

The High-Level Event will be followed by a candle-lit vigil at 7.00pm at the Dag Hammarskjold Plaza

Arrival time for the High-Level Event is 5.00 pm

RSVP: rsvp@unicefusa.org 

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