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Top officials, staff members and ambassadors to the UN play a friendly match against President of Bolivia Evo Morales’ team in during the 67th session of the General Assembly. Both teams will UNiTE to End Violence against Women, supporting the Secretary General’s campaign and advocating for this crucial issue—globally and in Latin America and the Caribbean, which has some of the world’s highest rates of gender-based crimes. The match also supports Bolivia’s Year to End all forms of Violence against Women and Girls.
What: Football match – UNiTE to End Violence against Women
When: Wednesday, 26 September, 1pm-3pm
Where: Roosevelt Island Soccer Field, 755 Main Street Roosevelt Island, New York 10044
Who: Evo Morales, President of Bolivia (and team)
Michelle Bachelet, UN Under-Secretary-General and UN Women Executive Director (initial kick-off)
Heraldo Muñoz UN Assistant Secretary-General UNDP Director for Latin America and the Caribbean
Several Ambassadors to the UN
Contact: Carolina.email@example.com, +1 212 906 6127
Live tweeting from @SayNO_UNiTE, @UN_Women, @UNDPlive. Spread the word on Twitter by using the hashtag #matchUNiTE!
|Date:||26 September 2012|
|Action Type:||Awareness Raising|