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Moscow's homeless children - Hanna Polak, winner of 3rd prize in UNICEF Photo of the year international competition
19 December 2006 - UNICEF Germany "Photo of the year" award

Inspirational women: Photo contest regional winner, Croatia
11 December 2006 - Croatia

Ending child abandonment in Romania
5 December 2006 - Constanza, Romania

A trafficked girl escapes her captors and rebuilds her life
11 December 2006 - State of the World's Children 2007

Teenage fighter and survivor helps prevent AIDS among young people in Romania
29 November 2006 - Bucharest, Romania

Moldovan youths ‘act out’ with the Social Theatre Initiative
21 November 2006 - Chisnau, Moldova

A young Roma woman in Serbia overcomes poverty and discrimination
21 November 2006 - Belgrade, Serbia

Youth radio airs peer-to-peer HIV/AIDS education in Georgia
14 November 2006 - Tbilisi, Georgia

Child Trafficking in Albania, a growing concern
6 November 2006 - Albania

A centre for Naomi, Vasile, Anastasia and their families
31 October 2006 - Moldova

Understanding a child
26 October 2006 - Yerevan, Armenia

Integration through art
23 October, 2006 - Tashkent, Uzbekistan

Pictures tell the story behind the numbers
18 October 2006 - Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

Breaking the cycle of child abandonment in Tbilisi, Georgia
October 13, 2006 - Tbilisi, Georgia

Новая жизнь без насилия
October 12, 2006 - Saint Petersburg, Russian Federation

A new life without violence
October 12, 2006 - Saint Petersburg, Russian Federation

Violence through the eyes of teenagers
October 4, 2006 - Tirana, Albania

Tajik children make sure hygiene message does not get watered down
September 28, 2006 - Dushanbe, Tajikistan

The importance of being included
September 25, 2006 - Armenia

Children lead bird flu prevention campaign in Moldova
September 22, 2006 - Cioara, Moldova

Small children in need of care
September 20, 2006 - Russian Federation

Tatiana overcomes the crisis
September 18, 2006 - Kostroma, Russian Federation

Mind Over Mines: UNICEF project uses children’s entertainment to teach life-saving lesson
September 14, 2006 - Armenia

Masha and Lina enter a new stage of life
September 13, 2006 - Russian Federation

Встреча молодых журналистов с Президентом Кыргызкой Руспублики
September 5, 2006 - Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

Young Journalists Talking to the President of Kyrgyzstan
September 1, 2006 - Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

Marik’s story
Beslan: two years on. Russian Federation

Unite and give power to the voices of teens
Ukraine/USA - August 2006

UNICEF participates at Sarajevo Film Festival’s Family Day
August 26, 2006 - Sarajevo, Bosnia & Herzegovina

Reaching the Hard-to-Reach: Immunization Activities for Roma Children in Albania
Albania, August 2006

Chosen To Be a Mom
Georgia, May 2006

Just Like Sparrows - street children in Georgia
Georgia, May 2006

A Georgian resource centre brings smiles to parents and children
Georgia, May 2006

Georgia: Do not abandon your children - A story about Mother and Infant's Shelter
May 2006

Kyrgyz communities unite to help children stay in school
19 July 2006

‘Junior 8’ delegates present youth concerns in historic meeting with G8 leaders
16 July 2006

Meeting with G8 Leaders, Part 2
16 July, 2006

President Putin’s visit to the J8: not on the agenda but a more than welcomed surprise
Junior 8, Russian Federation. By John Varoli.

No more nightmares: Protecting the psychological health of children in Kyrgyzstan
UNICEF-supported programme promoting psychosocial well-being of youth in Kyrgyzstan

J8, Day 1. St. Petersburg. Introduction and Atmosphere
Junior 8, Russian Federation. By John Varoli

J8, Day 2. Touring the sites
Junior 8, Russian Federation. By John Varoli

J8, Day 3
Junior 8, Russian Federation. By John Varoli

J8 Day 4
July 11. By John Varoli, Pushkin (St. Petersburg), Russia

J8 Day 5: Delegates strategize to put intolerance in check
By John Varoli. Pushkin (St. Petersburg), Russia. Chess match

Azerbaijan: Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative a success
Breastfeeding strengthens ties between mother and newborn while at the same time strengthening the health of the child.

Football offers Lela, 17, a chance to travel outside Georgia
For the 2006 FIFA World Cup, UNICEF and FIFA are campaigning to ensure a more peaceful world for children.

How to make 40 thousand children happy for a week?
Third Kids Festival in Bosnia and Herzegovia

Life lessons: Teaching the most vulnerable youth in Moldova how to avoid the trap of trafficking
By Tatiana Tibuleac

Armenia’s Working Children: Selling Luck and Childhood
By UNICEF Armenia/Marianna Grigoryan

Princess Mathilde of Belgium visits a rehabilitation center for children in Moscow
29 June 2006, Russian Federation

Арт-терапия – новый метод в помощь травмированным детям Кыргызстана
Art Therapy – A new tool to help traumatized children in Kyrgyzstan

Fortified food can significantly improve child survival in Kyrgyzstan
Ten children a day can be saved from death and disability

Serbia: Signs of Hope in Prokuplje and Bojnik
June 2006, Serbia and Montenegro

Serbia: Looking for a Role Model? Try Bojnik’s Milic Rakic Mirko School
June 2006

Humanitarian Honour given to Chechen woman whose love shielded many children from the horror of the wars
By Rima Akhmirova, "Sobesednik" newspaper

Art Therapy – A new tool to help traumatized children in Kyrgyzstan
2 june 2006

Children take a stand against violence
By Blue Chevigny

An Editor-In-Chief Behind The Bars
By Tatiana Tibuleac

Moldovan TV star Mircea Surdu promotes iodized salt.
“Small things make a difference, whether they are on the television, or in the kitchen,” says Mircea Surdu.

A 14 years old girl represented Moldova at a Conference in Monaco.
Tatiana Toporovschi, 14 years old girl, youngest volunteer at Youth Media Centre.

Chernobyl Child: Vitaly Sigaev, aged 13
John Varoli

Chernobyl Child: Sergei Kravchenko, aged 14
by John Varoli

Chernobyl Child: Elena Kovaleva, aged 15
By John Varoli

Child Profile : Viktoria Prishep, aged 17
By John Varoli

General Story, Chernobyl
Russia's Bryansk region. By John Varoli

The Proof of the Pudding…
17 April, 2006, Geneva. By Gaelle Sevenier. UNICEF’s study tour to Switzerland convinced Moldovan delegates to use iodized salt in processed food.

Uzbekistan- Children with disabilities participated in the very first national Special Olympics
Amid cheering of hundreds of families, over 90 children with mental disabilities marched into Navoi sport centers to compete in the first national Special Olympics.

Armenia: Life Behind the Locks
February 2006: life for women and children in a penal colony

TROC - Young people speak out in Albania
After 5 years on air in Albania, the teenagers now want to "go regional".

AZERBAIJAN: Immunizing the hard-to-reach
By John Wendle

Call for applications: Film workshop for Roma children & teenagers in Bulgaria
Open for Roma children/teenagers aged 12-20 from Bulgaria, Hungary, Romania, Serbia & Montenegro and The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

Tajikistan: a young girl’s story on water and sanitation issues
Mekhriniso Saidiso, Girl, age: 15

TURKEY: The smile of a bird flu survivor
February 2006: how one boy survived the deadly bird flu virus in Southeast Turkey

Turkey: Communicating about bird flu
February 2006: Schoolgirls learn about the virus in Sanliurfa.






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