The ceremony was attended by Dr. Adnan bin Khalil Basha, Secretary General, IIROSA and Dr. Ayman Abu Laban, UNICEF Representative in the Gulf.
“The partnership with IIROSA is in-line with UNICEF’s policy that encourages the exchange of expertise and experiences regionally and internationally; and to collaborate and join forces as part of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGS). It’s also one of UNICEF’s strategic goals to provide what is in the best interest of children”, said Dr. Abu Laban. “Building partnerships with leading organizations like the International Relief organization is the result of our trust in their continuous and effective efforts to protect and secure a better future for children” he added.
Through this MoU both organizations agree to collaborate on several areas including:
Both organizations are committed to protecting children from violence, exploitation, and abuse, by advocating for children rights within all sectors of society and government.
UNICEF works in over 150 countries and territories to help children survive and thrive, from early childhood through adolescence. The world’s largest provider of vaccines for developing countries, UNICEF supports child health and nutrition, safe water and sanitation, quality basic education for all boys and girls, and the protection of children from violence, exploitation, and AIDS. UNICEF is funded entirely by the voluntary contributions of individuals, businesses, foundations and governments.
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