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UNICEF Executive Director Anthony Lake meets with Brazilian youth and addresses their concerns

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil, 9 November 2011- “Listening to the challenges you face as adolescents, it becomes clearer and clearer to me that you, the adolescents, are the ones most able to find new solutions," said UNICEF Executive Director, Anthony Lake as he addressed a gathering of young people during a recent four-day visit to Brazil, which focused on the promotion of children’s rights through sport and ways in which Brazilian youth are currently empowering themselves in order to meet the growing needs of their communities.

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