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 Read the latest press releases from 2018 published by UNICEF Azerbaijan (in chronological order)

#GirlsCan: Contribution of Azerbaijan’s girls and young women is focus of UNICEF/ AFFA youth forum
BAKU, 2 November 2018 – The valuable contribution made by girls and young women to the development of Azerbaijan is the focus of the #GirlsCan Youth Forum, organized jointly by UNICEF and the Association of Football Federations of Azerbaijan (AFFA), socce

Only two in 10 babies born in Azerbaijan are breastfed in the first hour of life
An estimated 78 million babies around the world – or three in five – are not breastfed within the first hour, putting them at higher risk of death and disease and making them less likely to continue breastfeeding, say UNICEF and WHO in a new report.

Op Ed by UNICEF Representative Edward Carwardine on his Two Years in Azerbaijan
Baku, 28 June 2018. Time passes so quickly – it is almost two years since I arrived in Baku, excited to be in a new environment, but aware that I was coming into an unfamiliar context. Looking back now, I certainly feel more confidence – not necessarily i

Paternity leave vital for early childhood development, says UNICEF
Baku, 14 June 2018 – As more than 80 countries in the world prepare to celebrate Fathers' Day in June, UNICEF is urging governments and employers to pay more attention to the role of fathers in supporting the early development of their new-born and young

UNICEF report: Investment in data on children is essential to changing their lives
BAKU, 07 March 2018 – A new global report by UNICEF reveals that an early assessment of progress toward achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) has shown an alarming lack of data in 64 countries, as well as insufficient progress toward the SDGs

Azerbaijan Strenghtens Its System Of Early Detection And Prevention Of Disability Among Children
BAKU, 19 FEBRUARY 2018 – As part of the national effort by the Ministry of Health with the support of UNICEF on development of skills and knowledge of health professionals on early detection and early prevention of disabilities among children, a series of

More than 175,000 children go online for the first time every day, tapping into great opportunities, but facing grave risks
NEW YORK, 6 February 2018 – More than 175,000 children go online for the first time every day – a new child every half second – UNICEF said today. Digital access exposes these children to a wealth of benefits and opportunities, but also to a host of risk

UNICEF commemorates 25 years of partnership for children in Azerbaijan
BAKU, January 15 2018 – This year UNICEF commemorates its 25th anniversary of working for children in Azerbaijan.

Henrietta Fore becomes new UNICEF Executive Director
NEW YORK, 1 January 2018 – Henrietta Fore takes office today as UNICEF’s seventh Executive Director. Ms. Fore brings to the role more than four decades of private and public sector leadership experience.

 

 
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