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Archived press releases from UNICEF Azerbaijan from the year 2006 (in chronological order)

UNICEF, UNESCO, BBC join forces to train journalists in Azerbaijan on culturally appropriate and gender-sensitive reporting concerning HIV and AIDS
BAKU, 1 December 2006 - In the follow-up to a training-of–trainers workshop organized by UNESCO and the BBC World Service Trust, UNICEF supports the organization of a series of trainings at the national level in Azerbaijan.

UNICEF celebrates 60 years for children
NEW YORK, December 2006 - Six decades after its inception as a temporary relief agency, UNICEF is marking its 60th anniversary today, celebrating its many achievements on behalf of children all over the world.

“Unite for Children, Unite against AIDS” Youth Football Tournament Takes Start
BAKU, 20 October 2006 - UNICEF and the Ministry of Youth and Sports have teamed up again this year to highlight the risks of HIV/AIDS for young people - this time through the power of sports.

UNICEF continues to support Government in child welfare reform
BAKU, 18 September 2006 – A two-day workshop on child welfare and social protection organized by the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) together with the Government of Azerbaijan starts tomorrow in Baku.

Regional Training Course on Protecting Breastfeeding to be held in Baku
BAKU, 7 July 2006 – Second Sub-Regional Training Course on implementing the International Code of Marketing of Breastmilk Substitutes to be held on July 10-14 in Baku, Azerbaijan.

Chess champion Teymur Rajabov becomes UNICEF National Ambassador for Azerbaijan
BAKU, 4 May 2006 – Teymur Rajabov, the world-renowned young chess champion, has been appointed UNICEF National Goodwill Ambassador for Azerbaijan.

First National Conference on Juvenile Justice Development in Azerbaijan
BAKU, 12 April 2006 – “Perspectives of Juvenile Justice Development in Azerbaijan” is the first national conference on juvenile justice organized by the Government of Azerbaijan, UNICEF, the OSCE, the British Embassy and the NGO Alliance for Child Rights.

UN Agencies Fight Avian Influenza outbreak in Azerbaijan
BAKU, 22 March 2006 - With the presence the highly pathogenic H5N1 virus among humans officially confirmed in Azerbaijan, UN agencies are intensifying their efforts to support the Government in containing the outbreak.

President Aliyev and Maestro Rostropovich kick off National Measles Rubella Immunization Campaign
BAKU, 27 February 2006 - Azerbaijan President Ilham Aliyev and Maestro Mstislav Rostropovich, the world famous cellist and founder of the Vishnevskaya-Rostropovich Foundation (VRF) kicked off the 1st round of national immunization campaign against measles

Mass Immunization Campaign against Measles and Rubella Starts in Azerbaijan
BAKU, 24 February 2006 - About 3 million children and young people aged 7-23 nationwide and 7-29 in Baku will be immunized against measles and rubella between 27 February and 13 March in Azerbaijan.

UNICEF and the Government of Azerbaijan to host a conference: “Creating a Brighter Future for the Young People of Azerbaijan”
BAKU, 3 February 2006 – Young people, high-level government officials, MPs, media, district authorities and civil society representatives will convene for a unique two-day conference on February 6-7, 2006 at the Park Inn Hotel in Baku.



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