South-East Asia is declared polio-free
On 27 March 2014, the Independent Regional Certification Commission announced the WHO South East Asia region as being certified polio-free. The 11 countries in the region included six from South Asia - Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal and Sri Lanka.
Read the address given by Karin Hulshof, Regional Director for South Asia, at the certification event in Delhi.
Opening remarks by Regional Director for South Asia UNICEF to the 4th SACOSAN, Colombo, Sri Lanka – 4 April 2011
Statement by UNICEF Executive Director Ann M. Veneman on the situation of children in Sri Lanka
International Women's Day Public Forum held in Tokyo
Speech by Daniel Toole, Regional Director, UNICEF Regional Office for South Asia (ROSA) in March 2009
Introduction to ROSA Regional Version SOWC 2007
By Cecilia Lotse, UNICEF Regional Director for South Asia, Dec 12, 2006
MDGs and Transformative Social Policy: The Urgent Agenda for South Asia
Statement by Cecilia Lotse, Regional Director, UNICEF Regional Office for South Asia (ROSA) at the South Asia MDG Forum, High-Level Panel Session on National Strategies and Approaches in Reaching the MDGs, Kathmandu, Nepal, 11-12 October 2006
Hygiene and Basic Sanitation are Essential for Health and Development of Women and Children in South Asia
Speech by Cecilia Lotse, Regional Director, UNICEF Regional Office for South Asia (ROSA) at the 2nd South Asian Conference on Sanitation (SACOSAN) held from 20-22 September 2006 in Islamabad, Pakistan
Opening Remarks by Cecilia Lotse- Social Policy Workshop May 2006 Kathmandu
Empowering Women and Children- the Key to Unblocking the MDG Challenges
Statement by Cecilia Lotse, Regional Director, UNICEF Regional Office for South Asia (ROSA) at the McMaster University 2006 International Conference on the Impact of Global Issues on Women and Children in Dhaka, Bangladesh, February 12-16, 2006
Statement by Regional Director, UNICEF ROSA at the Launch SOWC Special Edition, Celebrating 20 Years of the Convention on the Rights of the Child
"Achieving Child Well-Being and Equity in South Asia"
Introduction to South Asia Regional Version of SOWC 2007