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30 Sep 2019
Milo Djukanovic, President of Montenegro held a meeting with UNICEF Executive Director Henrietta Fore during his visit to New York at the 74th session of the UN General Assembly. The purpose of the meeting was to exchange experiences, inform about...
15 Aug 2019
Representatives of public administration institutions, development partners, academia, non-governmental organizations and other civil society organizations are invited to complete a questionnaire to evaluate the results of the implementation of the...
Foto: Facebook, Ion Lazarenco Tiron

Foto: Facebook, Ion Lazarenco Tiron

23 Jul 2019
Moldovan swimmer, and candidate for the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize, Ion Lazarenco Tiron will swim 30 kilometres on the Dniester River to raise awareness of the importance of respecting children's rights. The action is organized by UNICEF Moldova and ...
Source: National Network for Children Bulgaria
08 Jun 2019
The National Network for Children Bulgaria announced that UNICEF is organizing Parenting Month for June 2019, during which the organization will share numerous materials to support parents in Bulgaria. The materials will relate to better policies of...
28 May 2019
UNICEF Serbia launched the U-Report, a platform that promotes youth participation by giving young people the opportunity to reach decision-makers at the highest levels. Within this project, Friends of Children of Serbia, with the financial support...
20 May 2019
‘Moldpres News Agency’ reports that from 1 January 2020, the Republic of Moldova will be part of the United Nations Children's Fund - UNICEF Executive Board. The decision was made at a meeting of the United Nations Economic and Social Council. The...
19 Mar 2019
As unaccompanied and separated asylum-seeking, refugee and migrant children form a significant part of the refugee and migrant population who are still arriving in Serbia, the number of unaccompanied children is changing substantially and accounts...
11 Mar 2019
Children and young people have a key stake in Europe’s future. As European leaders debate the future of Europe, UNICEF and Eurochild launched an online survey, inviting children and young people to share their views on the Europe they want. The '...
07 Mar 2019
According to UNICEF, almost 4 million children are living with disabilities in Eastern and Central Europe and Central Asia and do not have access to qualified and inclusive education. Ms. Afshan Khan, UNICEF’s Regional Director for Europe and...
20 Feb 2019
Shamima Begum was 15 when she left the UK to join an ISIS fighter. After four years she escaped, and is now in a camp for refugees in Syria, where she delivered a baby just days ago. She showed no regrets about the past, but expressed a desire to...

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