International Day of the Girl Child

When, local time: 
Friday, 11 October 2013 -
9:30am to 11:30am
Where: 
United States of America, New York
Type of Event: 
Interagency meeting

Celebration of International Day of the Girl Child under the theme "Innovating for Girls' Education".
To mark the International Day of the Girl Child and bring attention to this year’s theme, Innovating for Girls’ Education, UNICEF and Plan International will showcase examples of innovation in the area of girls’ education from around the world through innovation case studies, videos, photographs and a hackathon organized by UNICEF and Intel. An introductory video and remarks will be given by senior representatives of UNICEF, GEFI/UNESCO and Plan International as well as the global ambassador for Plan's Because I am a Girl campaign (BIAAG), actress Freida Pinto, followed by a BIAAG Youth Ambassador.