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Slovenia Assumes Presidency of the Executive Board of Unicef


New York, 8. February 2011 ÔÇô Slovenian Permanent Representative to the United Nations Ambassador Sanja ┼átiglic was elected President of Executive Board of Unicef.

In her opening statement Ambassador Štiglic emphasized that promotion and protection of children's rights is one of the priorities in the field of human rights and development cooperation. Accelerating progress towards the Millennium Development Goals with equity remains an extraordinary challenge.

Ambassador ┼átiglic acknowledged that ÔÇťUNICEFÔÇÖs leadership contributes to our collective efforts to building a world fit for children, in a world that is becoming increasingly insecureÔÇŁ  and that the main challenge is to further strengthen the quality and relevance of UNICEF.

Learn More:

Unicef Interview of Ambassador Štiglic (video)

Statement of Ambassador Štiglic