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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 Education.

Ministry of Education and UNICEF launch campaign in Girls' Education
DUSHANBE, Tajikistan, 10 October 2011 – A nationwide communication campaign on Girls’ Education launched by Ministry of Education and UNICEF in Dushanbe today aims to establish a supportive environment to improve the quality of girls' education.

Governments urged to build on innovations, speed up inclusive education reforms for children with disabilities
MOSCOW, Russian Federation, 27 September 2011 – Some 1.1 million children with disabilities in Central and Eastern Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States are hidden away at home or in institutions. They are likely to be out of school.

Hundreds of children attend educational workshops and plays at UNICEF-supported Kid's Festival
SARAJEVO, BiH, 15 June 2011 - During four days of this year's Kid's Festival, held in Sarajevo between 10 and 14 June, hundreds of children attended educational plays and workshops at the UNICEF/EU Corner.

Op-ed: Inclusive education, and caring families for children with disabilities, ensure their best start in life
Op-ed by Steven Allen, the UNICEF Regional Director for Central and Eastern Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States, on the occasion of the Inclusive Education Conference in Moscow, September 2011

Record results of charitable campaign held by IKEA and UNICEF – a serious step towards inclusive education development in Russia
The campaign which was held from the 1st of November till the 31st of December raised almost 50 million rubles (more than 1.2 mln Euros.

UNICEF promotes positive representations of Roma children to overcome stigma and discrimination
SKOPJE, 15 February 2011 - The importance of using positive images when promoting the rights of children and combating discrimination and stigma was at the core of the discussions at a Communication Symposium on Positive Representations of Roma Children.

UNICEF supported multicultural workshops encourage tolerance and communication among children from different ethnic groups
January 28, 2011 - The workshops were developed as part of UNICEF’s ongoing support to enhance inter-ethnic dialogue and cooperation in the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia.



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