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Support vulnerable families to reduce reliance on institutional care: UNICEF
NEW YORK/GENEVA 10 September 2014 – At least 1.4 million children in 26 countries across Central and Eastern Europe and Central Asia are growing up apart from their biological parents, often in institutional settings that can affect their development.

Violence against children – Hidden in plain sight
PODGORICA, 8 September 2014 - The key findings of UNICEF's report on violence against children in Montenegro and worldwide were discussed by UNICEF, the Minister of Labour and Social Welfare and parliamentarians in Podgorica today.

UNICEF concerned about stereotypical media representation of children in state care
PODGORICA, 4 September 2014 – UNICEF Montenegro Representative Benjamin Perks appealed to all media, private organizations, foundations, companies, embassies and citizens to stop excessive and stereotypical media representation of children in state care.

Breast milk - all a baby needs
PODGORICA, 5 August 2014 - On the occasion of the World Breastfeeding Week, NGO Parents, with the support of UNICEF, organized a conference aimed at promoting exclusive breastfeeding.

Montenegro Activate Talks: Innovative approaches to teaching for better learning
PODGORICA, 10 July 2014 - UNICEF Montenegro hosted an "Activate talk" event on innovative approaches to teaching for better learning in Podgorica on Thursday.

Quality education for every child in Montenegro
PODGORICA, 8 July 2014 - The international conference “Quality Education for Better Schools, Results and Future” started in Podgorica on Tuesday.

Montenegro achieves better integration of juveniles in conflict with the law
PODGORICA, 3 JULY 2014 - Results and recommendations for future actions within the juvenile justice reform in Montenegro were presented at the „Justice for Children“ conference, held in Podgorica on Thursday.

UNICEF and Montenegrin Ministry of Health present guidelines for postnatal care of women and babies
PODGORICA, 18 June 2014 - UNICEF Montenegro and the Ministry of Health presented three guidelines for routine postnatal care of women and babies.

Montenegro launches the Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey (MICS) on the situation of children and women in the country
PODGORICA, 16 June 2014 - Montenegro is the first country in the world to launch the fifth generation of the MICS survey.

It's about ability campaign improves lives of children with disability in Montenegro
PODGORICA, 5 June 2014 - Andjela, a 17 year old girl, and Nikola, an 18 year old boy, share many things in common like their passion for music, acting and travelling, as well as Montenegro as their homeland. And moreover they are champions for inclusion.

UNDP and UNICEF in Montenegro: Putting Innovation in the Center
PODGORICA, 30 May 2014 - What does the future hold for Montenegro, with its trajectory from being influenced by conflict and sanctions in the 90s to becoming an upper middle income country on a rapid paced EU integration process in 2014?

Floods in the region indicate the importance of emergency preparedness in cases of natural hazards
PODGORICA, May 30, 2014 - Floods in Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Croatia reminded us how important it is to be prepared for such situations.

Sub-regional conference on “Communicating with children” held in Budva
BUDVA, Montenegro, 29 April 2014 - How to produce quality television programs and content for children was the key challenge discussed at a regional conference “Communicating with Children” being held in Montenegro this week.

Protocol on Inter-Ministerial Cooperation on prevention of child abandonment
PODGORICA, 14 April 2014 - Today the Ministries of Labour and Social Welfare, Education and Health took upon themselves the obligation to implement the joint task of preventing the abandonment of children and, as a priority, accommodating them in families

“Every child needs a family” campaign results in positive change for children without parental care in Montenegro
PODGORICA, 31 March 2014 - 2014 has already brought a new addition to the Asovic family - in the shape of a three-and-a half month old baby girl whom they have fostered.

Students simulate the work of the United Nations bodies
PODGORICA, 17 March 2014 - More than 85 students from 16 countries gathered together in Montenegro to have real-time experience of negotiating the major world’s challenges through the participation in the simulating sessions of important UN bodies.

Number of children suffering more than doubles in third year of Syria conflict
AMMAN, Jordan, 11 March 2014 – As the conflict in Syria approaches another sombre milestone, more than twice as many children are now affected compared to 12 months ago, says a new report by UNICEF published today.

UNICEF statement on the impact of the violence in Ukraine on children
KYIV, Ukraine / Geneva / New York, 20 February 2014 - The impact of the heightened violence in Ukraine on children and their families is a matter of growing concern.

Montenegrin actors ensure children with visual impairments access essential textbooks in Daisy format
PODGORICA, Montenegro, 7 February 2014 – The first textbook in the Daisy format, intended primarily for children with visual impairments, was produced in Montenegro.

Montenegro's first all-in-one application envelope reaches out to potential foster parents
PODGORICA, 27 January 2014 - UNICEF invented a prototype for Montenegro’s first ever free-post, self addressed, all-in-one application envelope/form enabling potential foster parents to express an interest and request more information.

UNICEF’s Latest Data Reveal Disparities, Show Need to Innovate to Advance Children’s Rights
NEW YORK, 30 January 2014 – Declaring that 'every child counts', UNICEF today urged greater effort and innovation to identify and address the gaps that prevent the most disadvantaged of the world's 2.2 billion children from enjoying their rights.

“It’s about ability” campaign results in 80 per cent of citizens supporting Inclusive Education
PODGORICA, 22 January 2014 - According to a new survey on the knowledge, attitudes and practices of Montenegrin citizens towards inclusion of children with disabilities, Montenegro is consistently progressing on the road of becoming an inclusive society.



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