Abhay Wadhwa Attends the Korean Committee for UNICEF Fundraiser
On October 23, 2012, Abhay Wadhwa attended The Korean Committee for UNICEF fundraiser to honor the “Every Woman Every Child Initiative” (EWEC) at the Permanent Mission of the Republic of Korea to the UN. The initiative has been taken on by the Secretary-General. EWEC is an unprecedented international movement, spearheaded by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, which seeks to intensify global action to enhance the health and safety of women and children in the world. They discussed the current situation, as well as the future strategy of EWEC in order to improve the health of women and children.
There were many notable figures that attended the event including Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, UNICEF’s Executive Director Anthony Lake, and the Permanent Representatives of Romania, Australia, Brazil, Japan, among others. The Korean singer, PSY, who is famous for his song ‘Gangnam style’ appeared as a special guest during the reception. The opening remarks about the EWEC initiative were made by Mr. Lake, and The Secretary-General and Ambassador Kim Sook made closing remarks following the reception.