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Football match Kyrgyzstan - Turkmenistan devoted to the International Day of the Girl Child

Bishkek, 11 October 2016 – Friendly match between the national football teams of Kyrgyzstan and Turkmenistan took place today at the ‘Spartak’ stadium in the city of Bishkek. UNICEF and the Football Federation of the Kyrgyz Republic devoted it to the International Day of the Girl Child celebrated today all over the world.


Kyrgyz children join World’s Largest Lesson

Bishkek, 6 October 2016
- Conducting the World’s Largest Lesson has become a tradition in Kyrgyzstan. This year, it was organized by the UN agencies, includingUNICEF, in cooperation with the Ministry of Education and Science. Like in many countries around the world,it aims to teach a lesson, introducing students to the Sustainable Development Goals.

Every child needs a family: promoting family care through football

Bishkek, 5 October 2016
- Today, President of the Football Federation of the Kyrgyz Republic SemeteiSultanov, Representative of UNICEF in the Kyrgyz Republic Yukie Mokuo, coach of the national team of Lebanon MiodragRadulovic and coach of the national football team of the Kyrgyz Republic Alexander Kristinin spoke at the press conference on the eve of the friendly football match Kyrgyzstan – Lebanon.



UNICEF and Red Jolbors Fest honour best advertisers for promoting social issues in Central Asia

Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, 18 September 2016
–The fifth annual Red Jolbors Fest – the leading festival of advertising andmarketing in Central Asia - awarded best social ads produced by creators from Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan,   Kyrgyzstan, the Russian Federation, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, and Ukraine. The Red Jolbors Fest gathered over 300 communication professionals from creative agencies, production studios, PR companies as well as representatives of corporate sector in Kyrgyzstan.  This year, the Festival celebrated its 5th birthday and the 70th anniversary of UNICEF to raise awareness on the importance of promoting children’s rights and attracting public attention to urgent social issues using ads for good.


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UNICEF and Football Federation of Kyrgyzstan join efforts to promote children’s rights

6 September 2016, Bishkek
– Today, a friendly football match between the national teams of Kyrgyzstan and Philippines takes place devoted to the rights of children with disabilities. Earlier this year, UNICEF and the Football Federation of Kyrgyzstan (FFKR) launched a partnership to promote children’s rights in the country. The dream of children with disabilities is about to come true: they will escort the players of the national football teams to the central stadium after D.Omurzakov in the city of Bishkek.

77 million newborns globally not breastfed within first hour of life - UNICEF

NEW YORK, 29 July 2016
–Some 77 million newborns – or 1 in 2 – are not put to the breast within an hour of birth, depriving them ofthe essential nutrients, antibodies and skin-to-skin contact with their mother thatprotect them from disease and death, UNICEF said.

New global partnership and fund to end violence against children everywhere

New-York/Bishkek, 13 July 2016 - 
Today at the United Nations children joined world leaders to launch a new partnership and fund to make ending violence a public priority and a collective responsibility.
End Violence Against Children - The Global Partnership brings together governments, foundations, the UN, civil society, the academia, the private sector and young people in driving action toward achieving the new global target to end abuse, exploitation, trafficking and all forms of violence and torture against children. 

National Forum on Nutrition and Food Security a milestone for Kyrgyzstan

Bishkek, 23 June 2016 - On 20 June 2016, the Multi-stakeholder Platform on Food Security and Nutrition was formalised at the National Forum on Nutrition and Food Security. The Kyrgyz government, with support from UNICEF Kyrgyzstan, brought together representatives from academia, civil society, international organisation and business to improve coordination in the field of nutrition and food security, including the signing of a memorandum of understanding.

Parliamentarians for Evaluation on the way to achieve SDG

Bishkek, 18 June 2016 - Every society aspires to a transparency, sustainable changes and development. Echoing this aspiration, parliamentarians around the world united to advocate for evaluation in the context of Sustainable Development Goals and formed the Global Parliamentarians Forum for Evaluation. 

British Ambassador Robin Ord-Smith and UNICEF Representative Yukie Mokuo visiting Batken province

Bishkek/Osh/Batken, 13 June 2016
 – Today British Ambassador to Kyrgyzstan H.E. Robin Ord-Smith and UNICEF Representative in Kyrgyzstan Yukie Mokuo start their visits to Batken province. As part of a wider Ambassadorial visit to the South, H.E. Robin Ord-Smith will join the UNICEF Representative from 13-14 June to witness the results of past projects implemented by UNICEF with the UK Embassy’s support.

Challenge the social norms in Kyrgyzstan with the first TEDxYouth event

Bishkek, 4 June 2016
- Over 300 hundred young people from across Kyrgyzstan attended a live broadcast of the #TEDxYouthBishkek organized by UNICEF and partners.

Representatives of 18 countries start a joint Executive Boards visit to Kyrgyzstan

Bishkek, 2 May 2016
 - Delegates from the Executive Boards of UNICEF, UNDP/UNFPA/UNOPS, UN Women and WFP start today their first Joint Field Visit to Kyrgyzstan. The members of the delegation represent 18 countries’ permanent missions to the UN.

Building technologies for children in Kyrgyzstan: how to improve HIV treatment for children via mobile tools?

Bishkek, 28 March 2016
– The Google Developers Group Kyrgyzstan and UNICEF organized the first hackathon “Technologies for Children” attended by thirty IT specialists on 25-27 March.

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