Safeguarding the Rights of Indigenous Children and Adolescents
7 June 2012 Punta Gorda, Toledo- Belize’s indigenous population – particularly its children and adolescents – face many challenges in their development as well as in realizing their basic rights to education, health, and protection.
Achieving universal birth registration in Belize: Making children count
24 February 2012, Belize City - At the end of one year of its ongoing Make Your Child Count campaign, UNICEF and its partners are proud to report that significant advances have been made in achieving universal birth registration of the most disadvantaged
UNICEF Belize signs agreement with George Washington University
12 January 2012, Belize City - UNICEF Belize and George Washington University in USA, team up to establish innovative platforms to build capacities and generate knowledge in fulfillment of Children’s Rights in Belize
UNICEF AND MINISTRY OF EDUCATION AND YOUTH CALL ATTENTION TO GLOBAL HANDWASHING DAY: CLEAN HANDS SAVE LIVES
Belize City, 18 October 2011 - United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) and the Ministry of Education and Youth (MOEY) are calling attention to a simple, yet overlooked preventative action to improve health: handwashing.
PROTECTION OF CHILDREN AGAINST VIOLENCE AND ABUSE IN BELIZE
Belize City, 10 October 2011 - UNICEF is extremely concerned about the increasing number of violent acts against children in Belize. According to the United Nations Secretary-General’s Study on Violence: “No Violence against Children is Justifiable,
UNICEF OFFERS SYMPATHY AND SUPPORT TO FAMILY AND THE PEOPLE OF BELIZE ON THE LOSS OF A NATIONAL HERO
Belize, 20 September 2011- UNICEF staff joins the rest of Belize and the international community in mourning the passing of the Father of the Nation and National Hero, the Right Honourable George Cadle Price.
UNICEF LAUNCHES REPORT ON THE SITUATION OF WOMEN AND CHILDREN IN BELIZE: Calls to Put Children’s Rights at the Center of Development in Belize
24 August 2011, San Ignacio Town - United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) and the National Committee for Families and Children (NCFC) today called for action to improve the status of children and women.
YOUTH MEDIA: CREATING A VOICE FOR THE VOICELESS
Belize City, 17 August 2011 - Children and youth are generally seen and heard at a distance but seldom allowed to speak for themselves. This emerges as an issue at any discussion on media and the rights of children and young people.
UNICEF SUPPORTS ESTABLISHMENT OF THE NEW UB POLICY OBSERVATORY
Belmopan, Belize 1 August 2011 – The University of Belize will establish a new Policy Observatory with UNICEF’s support. The annual work plan was signed by the President Emeritus and Acting President of UB and the Representative of UNICEF