UNICEF Representative in Bulgaria, Dr Jane Muita meet with the Vice President of Bulgaria

Situation of children on the move was one of the main topics of their discussion

Представителят на УНИЦЕФ България, д-р Джейн Муита се срещна с вицепрезидента на Република България
18 March 2021

UNICEF Representative in Bulgaria , Dr Jane Muita meet with the Vice President of the Republic of Bulgaria , Mrs. Iliana Yotova  to discuss  situation of children on the move (migrants and refugees) and impact of  the pandemic on their status and access to services , particularly for unaccompanied and separated children who are currently residing in Bulgaria

The main focus of discussion was on well -developed network of support services for children seeking international protection and  the access to health services in the state registration and reception centers. Inclusion of this population in the national plan of COVID-19 vaccination was discussed as well.

Dr. Jane Muita commended  the cooperation with national authorities at all levels and  appreciated the Vice President's commitment on advocating for the rights of the children and particularly, on the issues related to the rights of children on the move , especially  unaccompanied and separated children.




Dr. Muita stated that a strong partnership and joint efforts are needed to ensure the access of these children to social, education and health services within the  child protection, educational and social systems in Bulgari


Д-р Джейн Муита - представител на УНИЦЕФ в България на среща с вицепрезидента Юлияна Йотова