The National round table concluded the project on the inclusion of young people in the decision-making process "Decide and Act Together", which was funded by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Poland) in the frames of the Polish cooperation for development program, and implemented by UNICEF Belarus and the Ministry of Education of the Republic of Belarus.
Moda Italia Minsk fashion show in cooperation with UNICEF have once again raised important social issues related to children's rights. On March 30 at the Prime Hall, organizers not only introduced the latest fashion trends to the Minsk public but also brought children from different social groups to the catwalk in order to draw attention to the inclusion issue.
The Investigative Committee considered the issues of improving the legal proceedings involving minors.
On March 15, 2017, the Investigative Committee central office hosted the “Legal proceedings involving minors” national workshop.
UN Agencies in Belarus, together with the government agencies, international organizations and civil society representatives, have agreed on appointing the Secretariat to coordinate the establishment of the 3 working groups on access to justice, legal protection and awareness, legal aid and counsel; adjudication and enforcement; effective legislation.
Statement by UNICEF Executive Director Anthony Lake: violence involving children in conflicts has taken a darker turn
“Millions of children around the world today are caught up in adults’ wars – deliberately killed, injured, raped, abducted. Their schools and homes are being destroyed; they are being denied food, water and health care. Tens of thousands are forced to join armed forces and groups".
Andrew Parker: “I help UNICEF so that as many children and adults as possible know the rights of the child”
Andrew Parker (New Zealand), the hot-air balloon pilot and creator of the Flying High For Kids project, visited Minsk in the framework of the Air Sports Festival that took place in Minsk on July 17-19, 2015. Andrew is performing an overland hot air ballooning journey through more than 100 countries and lasting for a four-and-a-half year.
UNICEF and the European Union presented Child Rights Toolkit: Integrating child rights in development cooperation
MINSK, 27 May 2015: UNICEF and the European Union presented innovative Child Rights Toolkit: Integrating Child Rights in Development Cooperation providing practical guidance on how to apply a rights-based, child-focused approach to development programming, budgeting, policy-making, and law-making.
ЖЕНЕВА, 13 марта 2014 года – «Повсюду в мире нарушаются права миллионов детей, и лишь немногие дети имеют возможность обратиться за помощью и получить необходимую своевременную, справедливую и эффективную поддержку», - заявил сегодня ЮНИСЕФ.