WHO validates elimination of mother-to-child transmission of HIV and syphilis in Armenia, Belarus and the Republic of Moldova
United Nations agencies congratulate Belarus for eliminating mother-to-child transmission of both HIV and syphilis, as well as Armenia and Moldova for eliminating mother-to-child transmission of HIV and syphilis, respectively. During a ceremony in New York City, elimination validation certificates were presented to the Ministers of Health of the three European countries, who were attending the United Nations General Assembly High-level Meeting on Ending AIDS.
In May 2016, UNAIDS Country Office in Belarus and UNICEF Belarus have kicked off “It concerns even those whom it doesn’t concern” public awareness campaign devoted to the voluntary HIV testing.
The notion that domestic violence happens only in dysfunctional families is nothing more than a myth. People encounter it regardless of their position in society, education, and income level. Most commonly, women suffer from such violence, but what is even worse, the youngest and most defenseless family members– children– suffer from it, too.
Белорусская Ассоциация клубов ЮНЕСКО в сотрудничестве с Детским Фондом ООН (ЮНИСЕФ) приглашает подростков и молодых людей в возрасте от 11 до 19 лет принять участие в Международном дистанционном электронном учебном курсе «Школа блогера. Дайджест для тинейджеров». Курс пройдет с 16 мая по 19 июня 2016 года в режиме онлайн.
С 18 по 30 апреля Министерство внутренних дел совместно с другими органами государственного управления и общественными объединениями проводит республиканскую профилактическую акцию "Дом без насилия!".
On March 24, the finals of the national contest “School of Safety” was held in Minsk on the basis of the Command and Engineering Institute of the Ministry of Emergency Situations within the framework of the Prevention of Child Injury project and with the financial support of the Russian Federation and the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF). UNICEF representatives also acted as a jury and awarded all the finalists with well-deserved prizes for outstanding knowledge of the life safety basics.
Fifty years ago, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. Both before and after this important day in Oslo, we keep working daily to ensure the rights of children – every single child in the world!
UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Shakira today urged global leaders to invest heavily in early childhood development in the wake of new science that is creating a revolutionary shift in our understanding of the lasting effects of deprivation and stress on the developing brains of young children.