Bakytzhan Sagintayev discusses cooperation in the field of children’s rights protection with UNICEF Executive Director Henrietta Fore
At the meeting, issues of cooperation in the field of children’s rights protection were discussed, including in the framework of the implementation of fundamental international agreements, the Sustainable Development Goals and the gender equality agenda for the empowerment of women and girls, as well as the implementation of regular programs of the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan and UNICEF.
Sagintayev expressed gratitude to UNICEF for its support in protecting children’s rights and the willingness of the Government of Kazakhstan to also contribute to the formation of international and regional initiatives.
In addition, attention was paid to the prospects for further interaction. The President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev declared the next year the Year of Youth of Kazakhstan. In this regard, one of the tasks facing the Government is to support the efforts of partners � international organizations, the non-governmental sector, the research and academic circles, human rights organizations for the protection of children’s rights, with an emphasis on the rights of vulnerable groups of the population.
Source: The Prime Minister of Kazakhstan