The International Environmental Children's Drawing Contest

July 26, 2007
by Tuboi Yuuki, age 8, Tokyo, JapanAward winning drawings by children aged 7 through 15, from the International Environmental Children's Drawing Contest, will be shown in a free exhibition in the United Nations General Assembly Visitors' Lobby from August 8th through August 28th, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. seven days a week. The entrance is at 1st Avenue and 45th Street. UNICEF volunteers will be on hand at all times to answer visitors' questions about the show and UNICEF issues. by Abeyrathna Manoia Amali, Age 14, Sri LankaThe contest was established by the International Certification Network and the Japan Quality Assurance Organization, to encourage the world's children to think about the environment which surrounds their everyday life and how to protect it. The winning drawings are selected from over 14,000 submissions from children in over 60 countries. Besides covering all expenses, Japan Quality Assurance is making a generous contribution to UNICEF. This exhibition is under the aegis of the United States Fund for UNICEF. For more information, phone Herb Frank at (212) 880 9130, or e-mail