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World Children’s Day Event


20 Nov 2018 10:00


Yehudi Menuhin Space
European Parliament



Event Location


Event Description

Quiz Show with children and decision makers at the European Parliament, hosted by Mr Antonio Tajani, President of the European Parliament, Mr Pier Antonio Panzeri, the Chair of the Subcommittee on Human Rights and by the European Parliament Intergroup on Children's Rights. With participation of children from all over Europe and high-level guests.
Tuesday 20 November 2018, 10.00 – 11.30 | Yehudi Menuhin Space, European Parliament, Brussels
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On 1st June 2018 Eurochild and UNICEF launched the “Europe Kids Want” opinion poll for children and young people to express their views on matters that affect them and how they perceive Europe.
For World Children’s Day on 20 November, UNICEF and Eurochild assessed the responses of over 15.000 children and young people from over 23 countries in Europe and will celebrate the day and discuss results.
  • Entry performance by Sion Hill, young singer/songwriter (tbc)
  • Opening by Antonio Tajani, President of the European Parliament and by Pier Antonio Panzeri Chair of Subcommittee of Human Rights.
  • A quiz game – Adults vs. Kids
Team 1: young people from different European countries
Team 2: Charlotte Petri Gornitzka, UNICEF Deputy Executive Director; Anna Maria Corazza Bildt, MEP, Co-Chair of the European Parliament Intergroup on Children’s Rights; Her Excellency Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca, President of Malta and Honorary Member of Eurochild and Michael O’Flaherty, Head of EU Agency for Fundamental Rights
Interaction with the audience
  • Commitment ceremony with Members of the European Parliament
  • Conclusions Sandie Blanchet, Director, UNICEF Office for Relations with EU Institutions and Hanna Heinonen, Interim President, Eurochild