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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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