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Child Rights Awards, 2014

 1 July, 2014 - On the Occasion of the 25th Anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC), United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) is launching a competition for acknowledging the best actions in promoting and protecting child rights in the Republic of Moldova. The competition aims to highlight and award the best child rights initiatives and actions since the CRC has been adopted in Moldova. 

The competition will be based on nominations by the public. All individuals are encouraged to nominate civil society organizations, non-governmental organizations, journalists, media institutions, business sector representatives, public authorities, professionals etc., who have made a genuine contribution to the child rights promotion and protection in Moldova during the last two decades. 

Children, adolescents, and young people are especially encouraged to nominate a person or an organization which will be awarded under a separate category – “Children’s Prize”. 

Nominations can be submitted in Romanian, English, or Russian by email to, or in a sealed envelope by mail to the United Nations House:

UN House
131, 31 August 1989 St.
MD 2012 Chisinau
Republic of Moldova

The envelope should be marked with the title "Nominations for Child Rights Award 2014".

The deadline for nominations is 30 September, 2014. 

The regulations of the competition are available here. 

An independent board will review nominations received from the public and on the basis of other materials available, including independent research. 

The winners will be announced and awarded during a special event which will be organized by UNICEF on November 20, the Day of the 25th Anniversary of CRC. 

Further information is available by contacting Lina Botnaru, Communication Officer, UNICEF Moldova, e-mail: or Irina Lipcanu, Media Officer, e-mail:



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