07/05/2002
Press Release
NOTE 5730



                                                                  Note No. 5730

                                                                  7 May 2002


Note to Correspondents


REAL TIME INTERNET COVERAGE OF GENERAL ASSEMBLY SPECIAL SESSION ON CHILDREN


NEW YORK, 7 May (Department of Public Information) –- The United Nations Web site will provide real time multimedia coverage of the General Assembly special session on children at http://www.un.org/ga/children/.


On-line newsworthy content will include a live webcast of the proceedings in the plenary sessions and press conferences.  Additional material will include texts of statements of delegations and heads of State, the daily Journal, press releases, photos and other multimedia information.


The conference Web site is available in six languages –- Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian and Spanish.


For further information, please contact, Jean-Pierre Bugada, Internet Coordinator, at bugadaj@un.org.


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