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Universal Children's Day



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UNIVERSAL CHILDREN'S M I

The work of the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) had assisted children facing utter disaster - the disasters of war, famine, poverty and natural calamity - the Minister for Education, Mr Kim Beazley, said today.

Mr Beazley was delivering a message for Universal Children’s Day, to be celebrated in Australia tomorrow.

"If Universal Children's Day helps arouse the world's conscience and action, then it is one of the great holy days of the year", he said.

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