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Make the digital world safer for children – while increasing online access to benefit the most disadvantaged
NEW YORK, 11 December 2017 – Despite children’s massive online presence – 1 in 3 internet users worldwide is a child – too little is done to protect them from the perils of the digital world and to increase their access to safe online content.

UNICEF and Japan hand over a cold room for central vaccine warehouse to strengthen immunization system in Tajikistan
DUSHANBE, 20 November 2017 – Today, when the world is celebrating the World Children’s Day, an official handing over of a cold room for vaccines takes place at Central Vaccine Warehouse in the Republican Centre of Immunoprophylaxis.

Government and development partners promote better nutrition for every child in Tajikistan
Dushanbe, Tajikistan, July, 12 2017 – The Second National Nutrition Forum under the theme “The first golden 1000 days – the foundation for national development”, brought government and development partners together on July 11-12

Joint Communique: UNHCR and UNICEF enhance cooperation in Tajikistan
Dushanbe, Tajikistan, 31 May, 2017 - A Letter of Understanding (LOU) reinforcing the existing collaboration and setting up new operational modalities for a much stronger joint cooperation between UNICEF and UNHCR.

UNICEF at 70 in Tajikistan - Ensuring every child has the right to good health, quality inclusive education and a protective environment.
Dushanbe, 15 December 2016 - UNICEF works in Tajikistan in close partnership with the Government, development partners, civil society, communities, children and adolescents to give equal and equitable opportunities to all children.

UNICEF and its partners to launch the campaign “Education Starts from Early Years”:
DUSHANBE, 28 October 2016 - Today, UNICEF in partnership with the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Tajikistan, USAID and Open Society Institute launched a nation-wide campaign “Education Starts from Early Years”.

Reaching results for children: Renewed partnership between the Russian Federation and UNICEF to contribute to improving the health of children in Tajikistan
DUSHANBE, 21 September 2016 – Today, the Embassy of the Russian Federation and UNICEF in Tajikistan signed a partnership agreement in the presence of the Ministry of Health and Social Protection of the Republic of Tajikistan.

Government and development partners promote better nutrition for every child in Tajikistan
A first-ever Nutrition Forum under the theme of “Nutrition is a key for sustainable development” brought government and development partners together in Dushanbe from 27-28 July 2016 to renew their promises - eradicate malnutrition among childrenю

UNICEF, partners and young people talk about equity for children in Tajikistan
Dushanbe, 14 July 2016 – The newly released annual flagship report “The State of the World’s Children 2016 – A fair chance for every child” engaged UNICEF and partners together with young people to discuss the impact of inequality among children.

The Government of Japan and UNICEF strengthen actions to prevent and manage childhood illnesses in Tajikistan
Dushanbe, 8 June 2016 – A handing over ceremony of the first shipment of life-saving vaccines, medicines and equipment procured by UNICEF with the generous support of the Government of Japan, took place today in the Republican Family Medicine Centre.

EU and UNICEF renews partnership to protect children from disasters in Central Asia and the Southern Caucasus
Almaty/Geneva/Brussels, 31 May 2016 – UNICEF and the European Union have renewed a partnership to support the governments’ efforts to strengthen disaster risk reduction in six countries in Central Asia and South Caucasus.

Renewed investment for children to prevent and manage child illnesses in Tajikistan
Today, the Embassy of Japan in Tajikistan hosted the signing ceremony of an agreement investing over US$ 5.3 million for the health of children of Tajikistan.

UNICEF and Partners Launch the Course on Journalism and Child Rights for Tajikistan’s Universities
As the world’s child advocates joined the UNICEF Global Campaign #FightUnfair during the Universal Children’s Day on November 20, UNICEF and partners in Tajikistan presented a first-of-its-kind Course on Journalism and Child Rights.

Children urge world leaders to include them in push on water, sanitation and hygiene
DUSHANBE, Tajikistan, 10 June 2015 – In their Call to Action, 60 children from 12 countries attending the two-day conference urged world leaders to listen to their views on what they considered their most pressing issues.

Safe Sustainable Water, Sanitation and Hygiene for Every Child, says UNICEF
DUSHANBE, 6 June 2015 – Millions of children globally are now accessing water from improved sources with significant achievements towards realising the Millennium Development Goals.

Media advisory: Children’s Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Forum in Tajikistan
DUSHANBE, 4 June 2015 - Media advisory for the Children’s Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Forum: Every Child, Everywhere – Universal Access to Safe Sustainable WASH in Tajikistan (6-8 June 2015)

UNICEF Representative in Tajikistan visits Sughd oblast
24 April 2015 – UNCEF Representative in Tajikistan, Ms. Lucia Elmi visited the Sughd province (North Tajikistan) from 20 to 23 April 2015 to discuss with local authorities and stakeholders the progress of the UNICEF programmes.

Building and Strengthening Alliances for Inclusive Policies and Communities for Persons with Disabilities in Tajikistan
UN organisations and partners launched the first joint partnership programme to promote the rights of adults and children with disabilities in Tajikistan.

UNICEF ‘world version’ of John Lennon classic invites all to Imagine a better world for children
CAPE TOWN/LONDON/RIO DE JANEIRO/NEW YORK, 31 December 2014 – On New Year’s Eve, John Lennon’s anthem to hope and peace, Imagine, will take centre stage in capitals across the world to help inspire a global movement towards a better future for every child.

EU/UNICEF partnership event to commemorate the CRC@@25 in Tajikistan
The European Union Delegation (EUDEL) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in Tajikistan, in cooperation with other partners, organised a high-level partnership event to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the UNCRC

Winter Handicraft Fair & International Day of Persons with Disabilities
Winter Handicraft Fair “United for an Inclusive and Sustainable Development” celebrated in the framework of the CRC@25 event.

Innovation can drive change for most disadvantaged children - UNICEF report
Urgent action is needed to prevent many children from missing out on the benefits of innovation, UNICEF said in a new report launched on the 25th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child.

Tajikistan is stepping forward to scale up nutrition
DUSHANBE, August 11 2014 - Joining the Scaling up Nutrition (SUN) Movement in September 2013 now furthered Tajikistan’s efforts with a one-day workshop organised with support from UNICEF and USAID, as donor co-conveners.

Children with disability in Rasht, a remote district of Tajikistan, finally have access to rehabilitation services
RASHT, 1 June 2014 – Today, on the occasion of the International Child Protection Day, Civil Society Organisation “Zarshedabonu” together ...

Education Joint Sector Review in Tajikistan
Dushanbe, 17 April 2014 - The Ministry of Education and Science is hosting the Education Joint Sector Review from 17 – 18 April 2014.

The new TojikInfo online database is now available in the Russian and English languages to improve access to key socio-economic indicators
Dushanbe, 19 March 2014 - The Agency on Statistics under the President of the Republic of Tajikistan with support of UNICEF launches the new TojikInfo online database.

UNICEF marked its 20th anniversary in Tajikistan: Achievements and Aspirations for Children
DUSHANBE, 12 December 2013– An event devoted to the 20th anniversary of UNICEF in Tajikistan gathers partners committed to the realization of the rights of all children in the country.

Celebrating the 20th Anniversary of UNICEF in Tajikistan
DUSHANBE, 12 December 2013 - Celebrating the 20th anniversary of UNICEF in Tajikistan, we are looking back at achievements, campaigns and milestones of our work with and for the children of Tajikistan.

Education through innovation can transform the lives of girls and strengthen societies, say UN and partners in Tajikistan
Dushanbe, 11 October 2013 – Recognizing the need for fresh and creative perspectives to propel girls’ education forward, the 2013 International Day of the Girl Child involves today UN agencies and partners in Tajikistan to come together and address the im

UNICEF supports Tajikistan to plan for child protection in emergencies
A three-days training on Child Protection in Emergencies and Provision of Psycho-Social Support will be carried out between 17-19 September in Dushanbe organised jointly by UNICEF and the Red Crescent Society of Tajikistan.

Outcomes of the Fourth Central Asia Child Protection Forum
The governments of the Central Asian Republics, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan, met in Dushanbe, Tajikistan, to exchange and review for the first time their policies and practices of inclusion of children with disabilitie

Governments Commit to Inclusion in Central Asia
Five Governments in Central Asia made strong commitments to reform their national policies and practices for the inclusion of children with disabilities at a UNICEF supported Child Protection Forum

Media Advisory: Accessibility Tour in Dushanbe
Accessibility Tour in Dushanbe City as part of the Safe and Friendly Dushanbe initiative.

Child-friendly court room introduced in Tajikistan
DUSHANBE, 5 August 2013 - The child-friendly court rooms project was launched today by representatives of the Justice Council of the Republic of Tajikistan, UNICEF and SDC in Tajikistan at the Ismaili Somoni District Courthouse, Dushanbe.

4th Child Protection Forum for Central Asia ends in Tajikistan
DUSHANBE, 1-3 August 2013 - For the very first time, five governments from the five Central Asian Republics met for three days in Dushanbe to bring visibility to an invisible group in society, children with disabilities.

Media Advisory: Launch of Child Friendly Court Room and Child Friendly Investigation Room
UNICEF has been supporting the Government of Tajikistan to implement the National Plan of Action for Reform of the Juvenile Justice System 2010-2015.

Child Protection Forum for Central Asia paves the way forward to include children with disabilities
DUSHANBE, 1 August 2013 – A Child Protection Forum began today to discuss the road ahead for governments and partners to realize the rights of children with disabilities, who are among the most vulnerable, excluded and invisible groups in society.

Media advisory - Child Protection Forum for Central Asia on children with disabilities
DUSHANBE, 1 August 2013 - A press briefing with top level government delegations and UNICEF at the start of the Fourth Child Protection Forum for Central Asia.

Make the Invisible Visible: UNICEF urges louder voices and urgent action to fight violence against children
NEW YORK, 31 July 2013 – Violence against children is all too often unseen, unheard and underreported, said UNICEF today, announcing an initiative that urges ordinary citizens, lawmakers and governments to speak out more to fight violence against children

The Parliament discussed the draft Law on Early Childhood Education and Care with UNICEF and partners
Dushanbe, 22 April 2013 – The Parliament of Tajikistan together with UNICEF Country Office in Tajikistan, the Open Society Institute in Tajikistan and the Aga Khan Foundation conducted a 2-day workshop to discuss the draft Law on Early Childhood Education

UNICEF Deputy Regional Director for CEE/CIS visits Tajikistan to review progress in UNICEF’s collaboration with the country
UNICEF Deputy Regional Director for CEE/CIS, Ms. Kirsi Madi, is visiting Tajikistan on the occasion of the Mid-Term Review of the Country Programme of Cooperation between the Government of Tajikistan and UNICEF.

“Facts for Life: Nutrition and Growth” is now available in the Tajik language to improve feeding practices of young children
DUSHANBE, 7 February 2013 – UNICEF in cooperation with the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Tajikistan releases the publication “Facts for Life: Nutrition and Growth” in the Tajik language. Its intention is to improve feeding practices of young child

US$8.2 million needed now for children in humanitarian crises in Central Asia and Caucasus, says UNICEF
ASTANA, 31 January 2013 – UNICEF is requesting donors in Central Asia and the Caucasus to join forces with UNICEF to raise US$8.2 million to ensure children are protected in emergencies in the region in 2013.





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