Press releases 2015
Improving health care for the most vulnerable children and families
Skopje, 22 July 2015: UNICEF and the Health Centre – Skopje signed a Memorandum of Understanding to improve access and quality of health care for the most vulnerable children and families.
Pre-school aged children to learn respect for diversity in kindergarten
SKOPJE, 24 May 2015: At an event with representatives from all kindergartens in the country, the Ministry of Labour and Social Policy and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) with support from the Government of the United Kingdom presented the resu
The world cannot continue to fail the millions of children left behind by the MDGs - Statement by UNICEF Representative, Dr. Bertrand Desmoulins on the release of the Global UNICEF Progress for Children Report
SKOPJE, 23 June 2015 – Nearly 15 years ago, the global community rallied behind eight goals in the hopes of building a better and more prosperous world.
Millions of world’s poorest children left behind despite global progress, new UNICEF report says
NEW YORK, 23 June 2015 – The global community will fail millions of children if it does not focus on the most disadvantaged in its new 15-year development roadmap, UNICEF warned today.
Ten school present their experience in piloting "Child social and financial education”
SKOPJE, 8 June 2015: Ten primary schools from across the country came together to share their achievements and lessons learned from piloting new curricular and extra-curricular activities on financial literacy and social responsibility for children. The
Children from Sipkovica get first ever early childhood development centre
SHIPKOVICA, TETOVO, 4 June 2015: Thanks to the new early childhood development centre opened as part of the initiative “First 5 are the most important”, for the first time ever some 60 children aged 3 to 6 from the village Shipkovica now have the opportun
Five new schools join UNICEF supported inclusive education initiative
SKOPJE, 22 May 2015: Primary schools "Kiril i Metodij" from Makedonska Kamenica, "Vidoe Podgorec" from Strumica, "Aleksandar Zdravkovski" from Jegunovce, "Vasil Glavinov" from Veles and "Kole Kaninski" from Bitola commit to join the existing network.
On World Autism Awareness Day “Druzinata MELA” promotes respect for diversity in Gazi Baba
Skopje, 2 April 2015: Children from the kindergarten “Detska Radost” from the municipality Gazi Baba hosted a community event to promote respect for diversity.
National conference on the treatment of child victims of violence
SKOPJE, 16 February 2015: At a National Conference on the Treatment of Child Victims of Violence, court presidents and criminal judges, as well as public prosecutors and police officials gathered to discuss a new set of standardized procedures for treatme
UNICEF and David Beckham launch ‘7’ – a new fund for children in danger across globe Global icon marks 10 years as a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador with new drive to put children first
LONDON, 9 February 2015 – David Beckham and UNICEF are today launching a groundbreaking initiative, 7: The David Beckham UNICEF Fund, to protect millions of children around the world from danger.
Poorest students receive up to 18 times less public education resources than the wealthiest, says UNICEF
DAVOS, 22 January 2015 – In many countries around the world, significantly less public resources are used to educate children in the poorest 20 per cent of society than their counterparts in the most affluent 20 per cent, according to a new report issued
Adolescents twice as likely to be out of school as children of primary school age, say UNESCO and UNICEF
LONDON, 19 January 2015 – Around 63 million adolescents between the ages of 12 to 15 years old are denied their right to an education, according to a new joint report from the UNESCO Institute for Statistics and UNICEF, Fixing the Broken Promise of Educat