2007

All press releases published by the UNICEF Regional Office CEE/CIS and the respective country offices in 2007:

UNICEF calls for enhanced efforts for deinstitutionalization and reform of the child welfare system in Bulgaria 
19 November, 2007 - Sofia, Bulgaria
UNICEF statement to 28th Conference of European Ministers of Justice, Lanzarote, Spain 
25 October 2007 - Statement by Shahnaz Kianian-Firouzgar, Deputy Regional Director, CEE/CIS.
Economist advertisement 
Geneva - August 31, 2007
Statement by Maria Calivis, UNICEF Regional Director for CEE/CIS - National Conference on Pro-Child Budgets 
9-10 April 2007 - Astana, Kazakhstan
Выступление Марии Каливис, Регионального Директора ЮНИСЕФ для стран Центральной и Восточной Европы и Содружества Независимых Государст 
Национальная Конференция по проблематике Бюджетов в интересах ребенка 9-10 апреля 2007 г.
From words to deeds – the Children’s Code of the Kyrgyz Republic in action 
Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, 4 April 2008
All eyes on youth at First National AIDS Conference 
27 December 2007 - Baku, Azerbaijan
UNICEF cards and products - gifts of hope 
18 December 2007 - Belgrade, Serbia
Chechen photographer reveives honorable mention at UNICEF Germany Photo of the Year 2007 competition 
17 December, 2007 - Köln, Germany
UNICEF’s Uzbekistan Representative receives Uzbekistan accolade 
14 December, 2007 - Tashkent, Uzbekistan
President approves Main Agreement on Cooperation between the Republic of Belarus and UNICEF as the basis for further talks 
13 December 2007 - Minsk, Belarus
Public Hearing in Serbian Parliament on Child and Adolescent Health 
11 December, 2007 - Belgrade, Serbia
Uzbek President signs CRC law 
10 December, 2007 - Tashkent, Uzbekistan
Прогресс в интересах детей: Мир, пригодный для жизни детей - Статистический обзор 
10 December 2007 - New York, USA
Tennis star Jelena Jankovic now officially UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador 
6 December, 2007 - Belgrade, Serbia
Moldovan HIV/AIDS-infected children for the first time shall benefit from a special department they will be treated in 
29 November, 2007 - Chisinau, Moldova
World AIDS Day in Kyrgyzstan: Take the lead, keep the promise and let’s work together to stop AIDS! 
29 November, 2007 - Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
UNICEF and the Government of Turkmenistan set priorities for 2008-2009 
29 November 2007 - Ashgabat, Turkmenistan
Pandemic preparations underway in Serbia with Japanese support 
27 November 2007 - Belgrade, Serbia
Champions with Our Support: Promoting the rights of children with disabilities in Romania 
23 November 2007 - Bucharest, Romania
fyr Macedonia: Child Poverty Study and MICS launch 
20 November 2007 - Skopje, Macedonia
Ишмаэль Беа назначается послом ЮНИСЕФ в годовщину Конвенции о правах ребенка 
20 ноября 2007 года - Нью-Йорк
UNICEF Office in Serbia confers annual media prize for quality and ethical reporting on children and child rights 
20 November 2007 - Belgrade, Serbia
Ishmael Beah Appointed UNICEF Ambassador, on the Anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child 
20 November 2007 - New York, USA
UNICEF high level visit to enhance child rights partnership with the Government of Turkmenistan 
19 November 2007 - Ashgabat, Turkmenistan
One third of Moldovan children are affected by “Parent Drain” 
15 November 2007 - Chisinau, Moldova
"Serbia Fit for Children": Television documentary series launched 
14 November 2007 - Belgrade, Serbia
UNICEF is among the most recognised international organisations in Moldova 
13 November 2007 - Chisinau, Moldova
More than 8 million young people to be vaccinated against Measles and Rubella 
12 November 2007 - Tashkent, Uzbekistan
Measles and rubella vaccination campaign launched in Turkmenistan 
12 November 2007 - Ashgabat, Turkmenistan
UNICEF, Government of Japan help strengthen Armenian government’s preparedness for pandemic flu 
6 November 2007 - Yerevan, Armenia
HH Sheikh Maktoum Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum of the UAE visits schools In Bosnia and Herzegovina for "Dubai Cares" campaign 
23 October 2007 - Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
President of Moldova thanks UNICEF for its contribution to the National Development Plan. 
22 October 2007 - Chisinau, Moldova
First field visit of UNICEF Deputy Executive Director Hilde F Johnson to CEE/CIS region 
22 October 2007 - Chisinau, Moldova
Celebrating 'Day for children' UNICEF announces drawing competition “My Montenegro” 
19 October 2007 - Podgorica, Montenegro
UNICEF joins in mourning the tragic loss of Tose Proeski 
17 October 2007 - Skopje, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
UNICEF calls for more investment in early childhood learning 
2 October 2007 - Yerevan, Armenia
Measles and Rubella elimination campaign kicks off in Armenia 
1 October 2007 - Yerevan, Armenia
UNICEF and Partners acknowledge the Elimination of Iodine Deficiency through Universal Salt Iodization in Bulgaria 
26 September 2007 - Sofia, Bulgaria
Kyrgyzstan: High-level crisis communications seminar for Pandemic Influenza 
25 September 2007 - Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
Pandemic preparations underway in Eastern Europe and Central Asia 
25 September 2007 - Geneva, Switzerland
Education officials' study tour to Europe likely to boost education reforms in Turkmenistan 
24 September 2007 - Ashgabat, Turkmenistan
«Миллионы детей не получают образования», - говорится в новом докладе ЮНИСЕФ 
ЖЕНЕВА, 20 сентября
Millions of children left behind, UNICEF report card on education warns 
20 September 2007 - Geneva, Switzerland
UNICEF celebrates its 10th anniversary in Russia 
18 September 2007 - Moscow, Russian Federation
UNICEF, AFFA Unite for Children 
14 September 2007 - Baku, Azerbaijan
Ana Ivanović new UNICEF National Ambassador for Serbia 
14 September 2007 - Belgrade, Serbia
Пресс-релиз Впервые показатели детской смертности упали ниже 10 млн. 
Нью-Йорк, 13 сентября 2007 г.
Surveys reveal solid progress on child survival: CEE/CIS child deaths halved 
13 September 2007 - New York, US
Ana Ivanovic and Jelena Jankovic new National Ambassadors for UNICEF Serbia 
12 September 2007 - Belgrade, Serbia
UNICEF calls on Uzbekistan government to prioritise child survival 
10 September 2007 - Tashkent, Uzbekistan
Public officials learn about child-friendly social and economic policy in Kazakhstan 
4 September 2007 - Astana, Kazakhstan
Photo exhibition ‘Moscow through the eyes of children' international conference ‘Cities for Children’, Moscow City Hall 
3 September 2007 - Moscow, Russian Federation
Putin sends greetings to City Fit for Children conference. 
2 September 2007 - Moscow, Russian Federation
“Cities Fit for Children” Conference in Moscow aims to make cities more child-friendly 
2 September 2007 - Moscow, Russian Federation
Uzbekistan launches report on MICS 2006 survey 
30 August 2007 - Tashkent, Uzbekistan
Global UNICEF Campaign and regional NGO Siberian Initiative unite 135 youth volunteers from all over Russia in Southern Siberia 
For five unforgettable days this August, UNICEF’s long term partner, the non-governmental organization Siberian Initiative, brought together 135 volunteers from 51 youth organizations working against HIV/AIDS across Russia.
Moscow moves to become child-friendly - The city’s authorities sign a ‘Memorandum of Co-operation’ with UNICEF 
The Moscow City Government and UNICEF today signed a Memorandum of Cooperation to collaborate to make the Russian capital ‘child-friendly’, a city responsive to the needs of children and young people.
5th National Youth Forum takes place in Varzob, Tajikistan 
The 5th National Youth Forum creates an opportunity for children and young people to participate in discussions on the impact of better access to education.
August 12, 2007 - International Youth Day – A time to reflect, a time to take action 
The theme for this year’s celebration of International Youth Day is “Be seen, be heard: youth participation for development”.
Заменители грудного молока подвергают здоровье младенцев риску 
ЖЕНЕВА, 1 августа 2007 г.
Кормление грудью в течение первого часа жизни новорожденного способствует снижению детской смертности 
НЬЮ-ЙОРК, 1 августа 2007 г.
Breastmilk substitutes put babies’ health at risk 
1 August 2007 - Geneva, Switzerland
Breastfeeding within one hour of birth can reduce infant mortality 
1 August 2007 - New York, USA
Governments in South East Europe embrace a new model for Child Care Systems 
23 July 2007 - Sofia, Bulgaria
Learning about avian influenza through theatre and play 
20 July 2007 - Tbilisi, Georgia
Making children’s voices heard 
19 July 2007 - Yerevan, Armenia
TBC Bank awards Nurses with highest immunization coverage 
10 July, 2007 - Tbilisi, Georgia
An Azerbaijan "Fit for Children" 
10 July 2007 - Baku, Azerbaijan
Children’s TV show in Albania scoops international award 
9 July, 2007 - Tirana, Albania
Breastfeeding: A simple way to save young lives 
2 July 2007 - Tirana, Albania
The Embassy of the Kingdom of Netherlands and UNICEF sign an agreement to support reform of the juvenile justice system in Georgia 
29 June 2007 - Tbilisi, Georgia
Australia National Committee for UNICEF contributes US$100,000 to help reform the juvenile justice system in Kyrgyzstan 
3 July 2007 - Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
VivaCell donates over US$100,000 in support of children with disabilities 
2 July 2007 - Yerevan, Armenia
Доклад об осуществлении целей в области развития, сформулированных в Декларации тысячелетия, за 2007 год: Страны СНГ и государства южноевропейского региона. Взлеты и падения 
2 July 2007 - Moscow, Russian Federation
The Millennium Development Goals Report 2007: For CIS and South-Eastern Europe, an Up-and-Down Ride 
2 July 2007 - Moscow, Russian Federation. Uneven progress slowing drive to meet Millennium Goals, UN finds.
UNICEF Executive Director commends Turkey’s progress towards MDGs 
29 June 2007 - Istanbul, Turkey
UNICEF and UNESCO-backed Forum pledges equal opportunities, access to universal education 
28 June 2007 - Astana, Kazakhstan
Enriching flour – enriching lives, enriching Kyrgyzstan! 
28 June 2007 - Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
Kazakh capital to host UNICEF and UNESCO-backed Education Forum 
22 June 2007 - Astana, Kazakhstan
Туркменские Авиалинии сотрудничают с Министерством здравоохранения и медицинской промышленности и ЮНИСЕФ для распространения информации об охране здоровья и развития детей. 
20 июня 2007 г - Ашхабад, Туркменистан
Child survival messages take to the skies in Turkmenistan 
20 June 2007 - Ashgabat, Turkmenistan,
Serbian survey highlights poverty gaps 
13 June 2007 - Belgrade, Serbia
UNICEF efforts to improve the situation of children in detention facilities in Georgia 
8 June, 2007 - Tbilisi, Georgia
Junior 8 delegates present youth perspectives to G8 world leaders 
7 June 2007 - New York, USA
Young People debate G8 issues at Junior 8 Summit in Germany 
5 June 2007 - Berlin/Geneva/ New York
J8 Summit opens in Germany 
3 June 2007 - Wismar, Germany
A great number of children in Russia remain highly vulnerable 
1 June 2007 - Moscow, Russian Federation
Children in the North Caucasus celebrate the International Children’s Day 
1 June 2007 - Moscow, Russian Federation
Young people gather to debate global issues at Junior 8 Summit in Germany 
1 June 2007 – New York, USA
Tackling the rights of disabled children 
1 June, 2007 - Dushanbe, Tajikistan
ПРОДЛИТЕ ПРАЗДНИК ДЕТЯМ 
1 June 2007 - Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
Placing children at the heart of society, every day of the year 
1 June 2007 - Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
Национальный детский форум усиливает голос детей Туркменистана 
31 мая 2007 - Ашгабат, Туркменистан
National Children’s Forum strengthens the voice of Turkmenistan children 
31 May 2007 - Ashgabat, Turkmenistan
Young People From Around the World Unite for 2007 Junior 8 Summit 
31 May 2007: Media Advisory
Мы помогли 
19 November, 2007 - Sofia, Bulgaria
UNICEF sign MoU with the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Uzbekistan 
24 May 2007 - Tashkent, Uzbekistan
Children’s Rights for Roma children 
16 May 2007 - Belgrade, Serbia
Дети Туркменистана выпускают одноминутные видеофильмы о правах ребенка 
14 мая 2007 г. - Ашхабад, Туркменистан
Turkmen children to produce One Minute Junior videos on child rights 
14 May 2007, Ashgabat, Turkmenistan. OneMinutesJr workshop held to encourage youth expression and to motivate children to articulate their opinions about their rights, their community, the environment, and about life itself.
New research to provide data on risk behavior among most vulnerable young people 
9 May, 2007 - Sarajevo, Bosnia & Herzegovina
Addressing the global sanitation crisis 
7 May, 2007 - New York, USA
UNICEF kicks off a week-long health campaign covering almost ten thousand schools in Uzbekistan 
4 May, 2007 - Tashkent, Uzbekistan
National Conference on Poverty in Tajikistan 
3 May, 2007 - Dushanbe, Tajikistan
Overcoming obstacles to child survival and gender equality in Kosovo 
1 May, 2007 - Pristina, Kosovo
Tajikistan – Child Poverty Rises Despite Economic Growth 
1 May 2007 - Dushanbe, Tajikistan
Millions lose out in Eastern European and Central Asian growth 
27 April, 2007 - Geneva, Switzerland
UNICEF calls for entries for children’s broadcasting award 
6 March 2007 - New York, US
More Schools! A joint campaign by UNICEF and NTV Turkey 
18 April 2007 - Ankara, Turkey
Renowned Armenian singer becomes UNICEF Armenia Goodwill Ambassador 
18 April 2007 - Yerevan, Armenia
Prevent. Protect. Immunize - European Immunization Week in Georgia 
16 April, 2007 - Tbilisi, Georgia
UNICEF holds child-friendly budget forum in Kazakh Parliament 
10 April 2007 - Astana, Kazakhstan
UNICEF salutes Armenia's accession to new UN Treaty on Persons with Disabilities 
6 April 2007 - Yerevan, Armenia
Uzbekistan targets improving child nutrition 
6 April 2007 - Tashkent, Uzbekistan
The Uzbek Senate approves legislation of universal iodination of salt 
5 April 2007 - Tashkent, Uzbekistan
International Mine Action Day: One million landmines still threathening Bosnia & Herzegovina 
4 April 2007 - Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
New mine signs provided to Bosnia & Herzegovina Mine Action Centre 
4 April 2007 - Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
The Moldovan Orthodox Church gets actively involved in UNICEF social campaigns 
30 March 2007 - Chisinau, Moldova
Schools tackle spread of Avian Influenza 
28 March 2007 - Tbilisi, Georgia
UNICEF National Ambassadors take part in child rights class 
26 March 2007 -- Sofia, Bulgaria
An alliance for a better childhood 
22 March, 2007 - Tbilisi, Georgia
Juvenile Justice system in Kosovo kicks off 
22 March 2007 - Pristina, UN Administered Province of Kosovo. Joint press release of European Agency for Reconstruction (EAR) and UNICEF.
Children as BioVisionaries: We call on you to join us 
14 March 2007 - Lyon, France
Agreement reached on Early Learning and Development Standards 
13 March 2007 - Ashgabat, Turkmenistan
Facing the reality of violence against women in Moldova 
12 March 2007 - Chisinau, Moldova
UNICEF Regional Director visits Azerbaijan 
9 March 2007 - Baku, Azerbaijan
UNICEF, UNFPA and Medica Zenica mark International Women’s Day with the launch of a new project to address violence 
8 March 2007 - Sarajevo, Bosnia & Herzegovina
Pandemic Influenza symposium a success among government, experts and media in Azerbaijan 
6 March 2007 - Baku, Azerbaijan
UNICEF study: "Breaking the cycle of exclusion: Roma children in South East Europe" 
5 March 2007 - Berlin, Germany.
Visit of UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador triggers discussions in Kazakh parliament on food fortification 
27 February 2007 - Astana, Kazakhstan
Timely Immunization is your Child’s Bodyguard: Nationwide communication campaign on immunization kicks off in Georgia 
27 February 2007 - Tbilisi, Georgia
UNICEF welcomes the adoption of the National Programme to Eliminate Iodine Deficiency Disorders in Moldova 
26 February 2007 - Chisinau, Moldova
Turkmenistan steps up its readiness for Child-Friendly Schools 
26 February 2007 - Ashgabat, Turkmenistan
Justice system in Moldova has become more youth-friendly and closer to international standards 
26 February 2007 - Chisinau, Moldova
Gala Telethon for UNICEF: Over 670,000 Euros raised for the benefit of children with disabilities in Romania. 
23 February 2007 - Bucharest, Romania
Preparing for pandemic influenza through improved communication 
23 February 2007 - Tashkent, Uzbekistan
UN unites efforts to support national response to HIV/AIDS in Georgia 
19 February 2007 - Tbilisi, Georgia. Office of the United Nations Resident Coordinator.
Reinforcing the links in the cold-chain 
14 February 2007 - Turkmenistan’s partnership with the private sector sets innovative example for the region.
ЕС НАЧИНАЕТ ПРОГРАММУ ВОССТАНОВЛЕНИЯ И РАЗВИТИЯ ДЛЯ СЕВЕРНОГО КАВКАЗА 
13 февраля 2007 г. - Москва
EU launches Recovery and Development Programme for Northern Caucasus 
13 February 2007 - Moscow. Joint press release: European Commission, UNICEF, WHO
Media critical in fight to prevent pandemic flu 
13 February 2007 - Geneva
Ukraine and Moldova Government officials discuss prevention of Pandemic Avian Influenza at an International Symposium 
13 February 2007 - Kyiv, Ukraine
Georgia launches a project to tackle malnutrition 
12 February 2007 - Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition press release
Over 300,000 children in Serbia today live in poverty and exclusion 
8 February 2007 - Belgrade, Serbia. Launch of the State of Children in Serbia Report 2006.
UNICEF launches EU-sponsored 240,000 euro project against avian flu in Kazakhstan 
7 February 2007 - A joint press release of the European Commission and UN Children’s Fund in Kazakhstan
Montenegro has become the 193rd State Party to the Convention on the Rights of the Child 
2 February 2007
Limited knowledge of HIV risk and prevention among high risk groups increases AIDS menace in Armenia 
30 January 2007 - Yerevan, Armenia
UNICEF appeals for $635 million in humanitarian assistance 
29 January 2007 – Geneva/New York
ЮНИСЕФ и Кластерное бюро ЮНЕСКО в Тегеране приветствуют возможные реформы в сфере образования Туркменистана 
19 November, 2007 - Sofia, Bulgaria
UNICEF and UNESCO Tehran Cluster Office jointly welcome the pledge for educational reforms in Turkmenistan 
25 January 2007 - Ashgabat, Turkmenistan
UNICEF and Council of Europe agree to cooperate to improve the lives of children 
23 January 2007 - Strasbourg, France/Geneva
Global goal to reduce measles deaths in children surpassed 
19 January 2007 - New York/Geneva
Signs of progress and momentum in global response to children and AIDS 
16 January, 2007 - New York/Geneva
Over 200 million children under 5 years fail to reach their potential in cognitive development 

6 January 2007 

 

 

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