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UNICEF Press Conference
Date: 13 June 2017
10:00 - 10:45
Organization: UNICEF
Location: Room III
Subject: (Embargoed until 00:01 GMT, 15 June 2017) New UNICEF report shows that rich countries face challenges in meeting global commitments to children (SDGs).



New UNICEF report shows that rich countries face challenges in meeting global commitments to children (SDGs). The report, titled Building the Future: Children and the Sustainable Development Goals in Rich Countries, reveals that one in five children live in income poverty and that the gap between the poorest and the median is widening in most industrialized countries.
(Embargoed until 00:01 GMT, 15 June 2017)

  • Jose Cuesta, Chief, Social Policy and Economic Analysis Unit, UNICEF Office of Research
  • Yekaterina Chzhen, Social Policy Specialist, UNICEF Office of Research

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