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Secretary-General holds talks with Ecuador's President

United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan today held talks with Ecuador's President Lucio Gutiérrez Borbúa during the second leg of his four-nation tour of South America.

In Ecuador, UNICEF chief applauds new law to secure children’s welfare

On the first day of an official visit to Ecuador, the chief of the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) today praised the country’s new law aimed at improving the lives of boys and girls, and urged authorities to make the necessary budget allocations to enable its full implementation.