Press releases 2014
Child Friendly Interview Room in Gostivar Police Station Opened
GOSTIVAR, 10 JULY 2014: A new child friendly interview room in the Gostivar police station was officially opened today, providing facilities to ensure child victims, witnesses, and children in conflict with the law feel secure during interviews with prof
Children from Debreshe and Ciglana to get a pre-school for the first time
GOSTIVAR, 25 June 2014: Mr. Nevzat Bejta, Mayor of Gostivar and Ms. Rajae Msefer Berrada, UNICEF Deputy Representative today signed a memorandum of understanding to establish two new early childhood development centres in the villages Debreshe and Ciglan
New Early Childhood Development Centre opened in village Zleovo
VILLAGE ZLEOVO, RADOVIS, 18 JUNE 2014: Thanks to the new ECD centre opened, children aged 3 to 6 year old from the village Zleovo in the municipality Radovis are among those directly benefiting from the initiative “the first 5 are the most important"
Support for municipalities to expand pre-school services
SKOPJE, May 15, 2014: The Ministry of Labour and Social Policy and UNICEF initiated a series of workshops as of today for representatives from municipalities throughout the country, to learn about the opportunities introduced with the new Law on Child Pro
Respect for differences in early childhood development programmes
The Ministry of Labour and Social Policy and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) with financial support from the Government of the United Kingdom launched an initiative for mainstreaming respect for diversity in early childhood development program
Multi-agency cooperation critical for children victims of violence
Professionals working with children victims of abuse and neglect came together for a three day training to discuss a new model of multi-agency cooperation with the aim to better protect children from violence and abuse. This model will be piloted in thre
Statement by UNICEF Representative, Dr. Bertrand Desmoulins on the occasion of World Down Syndrome Day
SKOPJE 21 March 2014: “Today is World Down Syndrome Day, with the global theme “Health and Wellbeing - Access and Equality for All”. It is a day to draw attention on the rights of children with disabilities, including Down syndrome.
ALL ROMA CHILDREN IN SCHOOL AND LEARNING
“All Roma children in school and learning” is the goal of a new programme supported by UNICEF, the Bureau for Education Development and NGO Macedonian Civic Organization to further improve inclusion of Roma children in primary education.
UNICEF and Municipality Gostivar to establish child friendly interview room in Gostivar police station
GOSTIVAR, 6 March 2014: Mr. Nevzat Bejta, Mayor of Gostivar and Dr. Bertrand Desmoulins, UNICEF representative today signed a memorandum of understanding to establish a child-friendly interview room in the police station of Gostivar.
Municipality of Dolneni opens its first ever pre-school school service
VILLAGE DESOVO, MUNICIPALITY DOLNENI, 3 March 2014: At a red-ribbon ceremony today, Dr. Boshe Milosheski, Mayor of Dolneni, and Dr. Bertrand Desmoulins, UNICEF Representative officially opened an early childhood development centre in the village of Desovo
Children from Jargulica now have the opportunity to attend pre-school
VILLAGE JARGULICA, RADOVIS, 19 Feb 2014: Thanks to the new early childhood development centre opened as part of the initiative “the first 5 are the most important”,
MINISTRY OF LABOUR AND SOCIAL POLICY AND UNICEF RENEW COMMITMENT TO EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT
SKOPJE, 14 February 2014: Mr. Dime Spasov, Minister of Labour and Social Policy and Dr. Bertrand Desmoulins, UNICEF representative today signed a new two year joint programme of cooperation to continue efforts to increase access and improve the quality o
Early detection and early intervention of developmental difficulties critical for children with disabilities
VELES, 11 February 2014: The National Association of Nurses and Midwifes and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) launched an initiative to build the capacity of patronage nurses to identify, as early as possible, signs of developmental delays and
First early childhood development centre opened as part of the initiative “First 5 are the most important” in Selce, Tetovo
SELCE, TETOVO, 6 Feb 2014: At a red-ribbon ceremony today, Ms. Teuta Arifi, Mayor of Tetovo, Dr. Bertrand Desmoulins, UNICEF Representative and Ms. Lea Lipsha, President of the Foundation T-Mobile for Macedonia officially opened the first early childhood