David McLoughlin

PNG joins global event today

The activation event, led by the National Department of Education and hosted by Jubilee Catholic Secondary School (JCSS) in Port Moresby, is facilitated by UNICEF as part of lead-up activities to the launch of the global campaign that will take place in January 2019.

“Youth engagement is at the heart of this activation. We want to solicit young people’s input to create a global outcry that violence should not be an everyday lesson,” UNICEF Representative, David Mcloughlin said.

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McLoughlin, when presenting his Letter of Appointment to the Secretary for the Department of Foreign Affairs, Ms. Barbara Age, reassured the Government of UNICEF’s commitment to continue serving the children, especially those who are most vulnerable, to ensure they become healthy, well-educated adolescents to proactively contribute to society and country.

“It is important for us to be here supporting our mandate through our programs in health,