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Read the latest press releases from 2016 published by UNICEF Azerbaijan (in chronological order)

12 August 2016: International Youth Day
In 1999, the UN General Assembly declared 12 August International Youth Day to emphasize the importance of investing in youth, protecting the young people’s rights, and better equipping them to adapt to changes and deliver solutions on the issues that..

Governments urged to make the right choices now to reverse fate of the most vulnerable children: UNICEF
GENEVA, 28 June 2016 — Children in Central and Eastern Europe and Central Asia are paying the price for uneven and unfair progress across the region – they are more likely to be poor and more vulnerable than adults, UNICEF said today at the launch of a ne

End Violence Against Children Online
Eight out of ten 18-year-olds believe young people are in danger of being sexually abused or taken advantage of online, and more than five out of 10 think friends participate in risky behaviours while using the internet, a new UNICEF study shows.

EU and UNICEF renews partnership to protect children from disasters in Central Asia and the Southern Caucasus
ALMATY/ GENEVA/ BRUSSELS, 31 MAY 2016 – UNICEF and the European Union have renewed a partnership to support the governments’ efforts to strengthen disaster risk reduction in six countries in Central Asia and South Caucasus and include children as an integ

Azerbaijan’s Paralympic movement leads the way in overcoming barriers to sports participation for children with disabilities
BAKU, 2 December 2015 - Opportunities for people with disabilities to practice and excel at sport, let alone to compete internationally in a Paralympic Games, were almost un-thought of in Azerbaijan a decade ago.



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