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11.04.00 – NON-FORMAL EDUCATION

KENYA / POLIO CAMPAIGN

Ever since Kenya reported a polio outbreak in May 2013, UNICEF and its partners have been exploring a number of strategies to reach the children under the age of five that have not been vaccinated. The Mtoto Kwa Mtoto or Child- to-child initiative, mobilizes school children in the effort to identify and vaccinate these children [...]

26 May 2014 | Read More »

SOMALIA / NEW TOWNS

 Training is underway for administrators in towns that have recovered in the recent military offensive by the Somali National Army (SNA) and the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM). Years spent under the control of extremists saw administrative structures and the rule of law degenerate, and any connection between the population and the state cut [...]

17 May 2014 | Read More »

LEBANON / SYRIA REFUGEES EDUCATION

Nearly 2.3 million children have stopped attending school in the Syrian Arab Republic. Also, more than 60 per cent of the 735,000 school-aged refugee children in the region are not enrolled in school. UNICEF

18 Jan 2014 | Read More »

HAITI / LIBRARIES

UNICEF, in partnership with Libraries Without Borders, is sending a library of 100 books in French and Creole to vulnerable neighborhoods in Haiti to promote the emotional, cognitive and social development of children and adolescents. UNICEF

22 Nov 2012 | Read More »

UN / WORLD TEACHERS DAY

Some 1.7 million more teachers are needed to achieve universal primary education by 2015, the second of the eight anti-poverty Millennium Development Goals, the heads of various United Nations agencies said today in a joint statement marking World Teachers’ Day. UNTV / FILE

5 Oct 2012 | Read More »

UN / BAN PRESSER

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today (19 September) told reporters he would use the upcoming high-level General Assembly session to personally press more than 120 world leaders to act on Syria. UNTV

19 Sep 2012 | Read More »

DRC / BOYS YOUTH VIOLENCE

UNICEF and AVSI (Association of Volunteers for International Service) have established single sex youth discussion groups throughout the North Kivu province of the Democratic Republic of Congo to help reduce violent behaviour and gender inequalities. UNICEF

5 Jan 2012 | Read More »

HAITI / IDP SEAMSTRESS

Two young women from an IDP camp learn how to sew and are now working as trainees for one of the top fashion designers in Haiti. It’s part of a program aimed to help displaced women unable to support themselves and their family. MINUSTAH

19 Nov 2011 | Read More »

GEORGIA / YOUTH SEXUAL AND REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH

The UN Population Fund supported the recent opening of the 19th Youth Friendly Reproduction Health Centre in Georgia designed to meet the needs of young people all across the country. A UN high-level meeting on youth will take place in New York on Monday (25 July). UNFPA

23 Jul 2011 | Read More »

HAITI / PRISON LITERACY

Ten detainees of Cap Haïtien prison in northern Haiti were chosen to be trained to teach reading and writing so that they may be able to pass on these skills to their fellow inmates. MINUSTAH

12 Jul 2011 | Read More »

 

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