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UNICEF press releases from Central & Eastern Europe (CEE) and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) from 2011 with a focus on Economic and social policies.

UNICEF and the Accounting Chamber of the Russian Federation Joint Research: More budget funds should be assigned to address children’s needs and they should be spent more effectively and openly
MOSCOW, Russian Federation, 24 November 2011 - On November 22, 2011, the State Duma of the Russian Federation approved in the final reading the Russian federal budget for the next three years.

Why not all poor families get social benefits and services in Georgia
TBILISI, Georgia, 19 July 2011 – The preliminary results of a UNICEF study examining why not all poor families in Georgia are getting social assistance were presented at a media briefing organized at the UNICEF office.

UN Experts: Socio-economic recovery of Chernobyl-affected areas requires regular governmental interventions
KYIV, 19 April 2011 - During the workshop "Life in the Chernobyl-affected Areas: Outlook into the Future" organised by the UN International Chernobyl Research and Information Network» (ICRIN) experts informed about the current state of the region.

UNICEF launches child well-being study in Kazakhstan
ASTANA, Kazakhstan, 19 April 2011 – A study on the well-being of children in Kazakhstan will be conducted by jointly by the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the Academy of Public Administration under the Kazakh President.

UNICEF working to transform the delivery of social services for children
February 8, 2011 - The initiative is part of the ongoing reform of the social protection system designed to improve the efficiency of the system and improve the quality of social services for vulnerable groups, including children.



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