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UNICEF CEE/CIS Regional Director advocates for more investments in families to protect the rights of children in Bulgaria
SOFIA, Bulgaria, 16 May 2012 – Marie-Pierre Poirier, the Regional Director for Central and Eastern Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CEE/CIS), met with President of Bulgaria Rosen Plevneliev, as well as top cabinet ministers, civil society officials and key partners, urging them to strengthen support for families in order to realize the rights of the most vulnerable children in Bulgaria.

UNICEF Deputy Executive Director Martin Mogwanja visits Bulgaria, highlighting the needs of children without parental care
SOFIA, Bulgaria, 8 May 2012 – UNICEF Deputy Executive Director Martin Mogwanja visited children in institutional and residential care in Bulgaria, learning more about the needs of the most vulnerable children, challenges to providing them with suitable care, and efforts to improve the systems that support them.

At Sofia Consultation, governments in South East Europe embrace child-care reform
SOFIA, Bulgaria, 30 July 2007 – “I would describe it as a paradigm shift,” says UNICEF Child Protection Specialist Dita Reichenberg, referring to outcomes from the first regional consultation on child care system reform in South East Europe.




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