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Soccer great David Beckham and actress Millie Bobby Brown were the star attractions here Wednesday at the celebration of World Children's Day, which this year coincides with the 30th anniversary of the United Nations Convention of the Rights of the Child.

"Thirty years ago, nations joined together to make a promise to the children of the world," UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed told the gathering of diplomats, guests and young people from around the world.