Three billion people globally lack handwashing facilities at home: UNICEF NEW YORK. KAZINFORM Although handwashing with soap is vital in the fight against infectious diseases, including COVID-19, billions of people around the world do not have ready access to a place to do it, the UN Children’s Fund, UNICEF, said on Thursday.
Al-Farabi KazNU, UNICEF launch joint project for girls ALMATY. KAZINFORM On the eve of the International Women’s Day, Al-Farabi KazNU, jointly with the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), has launched the UniSat educational project for the girls on the development of nanosatellites, KazNU press service informs.
World leaders must address ‘shameful’ disparities in education spending: UN children’s agency NEW YORK. KAZINFORM A new report from the UN children’s fund, UNICEF, shows that a third of adolescent girls from the poorest households have never been to school, and spending on education is heavily skewed towards wealthier households.
Deadly decade: UNICEF reports three-fold rise in verified attacks on children since 2010 UNITED NATIONS. KAZINFORM Conflicts around the world are lasting longer and claiming more young lives, UNICEF Executive Director Henrietta Fore said on Monday, as the agency reported that over this ‘deadly decade’, there has been a three-fold rise in verified attacks on children since 2010 – an average of 45 violations a day, the UN News Centre informs.
UNICEF urges gov'ts to repatriate thousands of foreign children stranded in NE Syria UNITED NATIONS. KAZINFORM The head of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) on Monday urged related governments to repatriate thousands of foreign children stranded in northeast Syria following the latest escalation of the conflict in the region, Xinhua reports.
3,758 school backpacks laid at UN show the grave scale of child deaths in conflict in 2018 NEW YORK. KAZINFORM A UNICEF installation to show the devastating scale of child deaths in conflict zones in 2018 was unveiled Sep 8 at the United Nations in New York. The haunting display features 3,758 backpacks in rows reminiscent of a graveyard, each one representing a senseless loss of a young life to conflict, UNICEF informs on its website.
UNICEF: Over 19 million children in Bangladesh at risk from climate change NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - An estimated 19.4 million children in Bangladesh, including half a million Rohingya children, are exposed to the most detrimental and hazardous consequences of climate change, UNICEF said Friday, EFE has learned.
E-Health initiatives of Kazakhstan presented in Geneva GENEVA. KAZINFORM The delegation of Kazakhstan headed by Vice-Minister of Health of the Republic of Kazakhstan Mr. Olzhas Abishev, with the support of the Permanent Mission, took part in the special international exhibition entitled "The Role of Assistive Technology in Accelerating Learning and Participation of Children with Disabilities", organized by the UN Children's Fund (UNICEF).
UNICEF calls for national, int'l help for 13.5 m uprooted children in Africa UNITED NATIONS. KAZINFORM At least 13.5 million uprooted children in Africa need strengthened national actions as well as regional and international cooperation to uphold their rights and help them fulfill their potential, the UN children's agency appealed Saturday.
Central Asia Regional School on Multilingual and Multicultural Education opens in Almaty ALMATY. KAZINFORM Some 120 university lecturers, school managers, teachers, trainers and experts from all the Central Asian states, Mongolia and the wider region gathered in Almaty, Kazakhstan, on Monday for the opening of the five-day Regional School on Multilingual and Multicultural Education for Integration and Sustainable Development.
Foreign Minister, UNICEF Executive Director meet in Astana ASTANA. KAZINFORM Minister of Foreign Affairs Kairat Abdrakhmanov met with Executive Director of the UNICEF Henrietta Fore who had arrived in Astana for the Primary Health Care Global Conference. The forum was organized by the WHO, UNICEF and the Government of Kazakhstan, Kazinform reports.
Kazakh NC PHC, UNICEF ink MoU ASTANA. KAZINFORM - As part of the Global Conference dedicated to the 40th Anniversary of the Alma-Ata Declaration on PHC, the National Center of Public Health Care of the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding on promoting mother and child nutrition in the sub-region of Central Asia and South Caucasus through the Regional Nutrition Capacity Development and Partnership Platform, Kazinform cites the NC PHC's press service.