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Press Centre (11/2008)

2008/11/28 - World Congress Against the Sexual Exploitation of Children and Adolescents Comes to a Close in Brazil

Nations leave with blueprint for action in the fight to protect the world's children

2008/11/27 - Adolescents from Around the World Converge on Rio de Janeiro to Participate in the World Congress III Against Sexual Exploitation of Children

Young people call on governments and international organizations to adopt national child protection systems to better prevent and respond to sexual exploitation

2008/11/25 - World Gathers in Brazil to Reinvigorate Fight against Sexual Exploitation of Children

Rio de Janeiro, 25 November 2008 ? Nearly 3,000 participants from over 125 countries are in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to exchange lessons and experiences in the fight against child sexual exploitation, review progress, and reinforce commitments.

2008/11/20 - On Universal Children's Day, UNICEF Welcomes New Initiative to Aid Children Affected by Conflict

NEW YORK, 20 November 2008 ? As the world commemorates Universal Children's Day, UNICEF today welcomes the launch of a new group that aims to amplify the voice of those suffering as a result of conflict. The group has been established by young people with first-hand experience of the hardship children face in conflict zones.

2008/11/20 - Turkey's Parliament sets up Child Rights Monitoring Committee

As the world marked Universal Children's Day on November 20, the speaker of the Grand National Assembly of Turkey announced the creation of a parliamentary Child Rights Monitoring Committee.

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