Strenghtening child rights in Kazakhstan
ASTANA, 22 April 2011 – UNICEF Kazakhstan today signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Academy for Public Administration under the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan (APA) to strengthen cooperation and support for child wellbeing, child-focused governance, juvenile justice, children’s rights, equity and protection in the Republic of Kazakhstan.
The ceremony was attended by Dr. Aryn Orsariyev, Rector, APA, and Ms. Hanaa Singer, UNICEF Representative in Kazakhstan. “The Academy is one of the Kazakhstan’s leading research and teaching institutions which hosts a unique team of faculty members and graduate students, the next generation of decision-makers and leaders of this country” – Ms. Singer said at the Memorandum signing ceremony. “Building partnerships with leading academia like APA is the UNICEF’s strategic goal and is the result of our trust in the Academy’s continuous and effective efforts to protect and secure a better future for children”, she added.
Through this MoU both UNICEF and APA agree to collaborate on several areas including:
Both the UNICEF and APA are committed to promoting knowledge and best practices and advocating for children rights within all sectors of society and government.
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