The UNICEF hot-air balloon arrives in Moldova to "Fly High for Kids"

© UNICEF Moldova

Budesti / Chisinau, April 15, 2015– A unique event dedicated to children's rights was held in Budeşti, Chisinau, on 15 April 2015. Over 400 children, parents, community members along with senior government officials, UNICEF staff and local authorities observed the launch of the "Flying High for Kids" UNICEF hot-air balloon. The event is part of a global UNICEF project initiated by international pilot Andrew Parker, aiming to fly the balloon in several countries to raise awareness about child rights and inspire children to follow their dream. 



Parents and authorities discuss ways to include children with special educational needs in mainstream schooling

© UNICEF Moldova

Chisinau, February, 23, 2015 - Moldova’s success and remaining challenges in integrating children with special educational needs into mainstream education was the focus of a meeting in Chisinau on Monday, organized by the UN Human Rights Office, UNICEF and the Moldovan Government, that brought together children, parents, key decision-makers and civil society representatives.


UNICEF and Hungary announce agreement in principle to establish new UNICEF Global Services Centre in Budapest

© UNICEF Moldova

NEW YORK/BUDAPEST, 10 February 2015 – The Government of Hungary and UNICEF announced today that they have agreed in principle to establish UNICEF’s first-ever Global Shared Services Centre in Budapest. The new centre will conduct a broad range of UNICEF’s financial and human resources operations worldwide, enabling the children’s organization to realize greater efficiencies and cost savings. 

unite for children