Global Child Forum 2010

About the Forum

The first annual Global Child Forum was held in on November 19, 2010 at the Royal Palace in Stockholm, Sweden. About 400 participants, from leaders from business, finance and international organisations, the UN and NGOs, academia, selected experts and journalist as well as students from local schools, participated in the Forum and its break-out sessions.


Keynote speakers at the first Forum was Maria Larsson, Swedish Minister for Children and the Elderly, Therese Larsson, Maskrosbarn, Elisabeth Dahlin, Secretary General Save the Children Sweden, Veronique Lönnerblad, Secretary General UNICEF Sweden and Maud de Boer-Buquicchio, Deputy Secretary General of the Council of Europe. British Ambassador Mr Andrew Mitchel gave a brief and Professor Yanghee Lee, Chairman of the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child and Bill Gates, Co-Chair, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, participated through video link.


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Photos from the Forum