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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...
06 Jan 2019
According to UNICEF, the main reason for brain drain in Bosnia is the fact young people grew tired of waiting, facing lack of hearing and investment. UNICEF representative Geeta Narayan explained that “with the increased number of migrants and...
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Photo: 2018. A girl with autism attends a therapeutic session at a school in Yerevan, Armenia. UNICEF supports the Government of Armenia in the development of inclusive education policies for all children.

09 Dec 2018
More than 200 government delegates, academic and civil society representatives and UNICEF, along with other key stakeholders from 22 countries in Europe and Central Asia, gathered in Bucharest at a conference to create a common platform to support...
12 Jul 2018
On 12th of July 2018, the Ministry of Education and Science, together with Save the Children, UNICEF, and the Education Cluster, hosted in Kyiv a round table discussion on “The Safe Schools Declaration: how to protect education from attack in the...
08 Jun 2017
It has recently been reported that Turkey, in collaboration with the European Union and UNICEF, had previously initiated a project financed by the European Union that calls for Syrian and other refugees situated in Turkey, to register their children...
03 May 2016
Reuters reports on the recent UNICEF warning that a quarter of the world's school age population currently live in countries that are affected by wars and other catastrophes. Unicef said that 462 million children live in such conditions, as it made...
26 Jan 2016
UNICEF is launching a US$2.8 billion appeal to reach 43 million children in humanitarian emergencies worldwide. For the first time ever, the largest portion of the appeal – 25 per cent – is going towards educating children in emergencies.  This year...
26 Nov 2015
In order to mark the 26th anniversary of the adoption of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC), Rights Respecting Schools from across UK took part in OutRight – a week of activities celebrating and promoting children’s rights. This ...
23 Jun 2015
A UNICEF press release shares that the global community will fail millions of children if it does not focus on the most disadvantaged in its new 15-year development roadmap. Progress for Children: Beyond Averages, UNICEF’s final report on the child...

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