Government of Kazakhstan and UNICEF signed a cooperation plan for the next 5 years
During the event, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan Yerzhan Ashikbayev noted that Kazakhstan attaches great importance to further cooperation with UNICEF. He expressed confidence that the implementation of the Basic Plan of operations for the next five years will be another step towards the effective and comprehensive promotion of children’s rights and protect their interests at the national level.
The UNICEF Representative in Kazakhstan is Yuri Oksamitniy stressed that the interaction efficiency between the UNICEF with the Government and noted that the Fund’s cooperation experience with Kazakhstan is a model for the entire region of Central Asia.
Activities of the UN Children’s Fund is aimed at the implementation of specific projects in Kazakhstan related to improving the situation of children, including reducing child and maternal mortality, creation of friendly children of the social environment, the development of an inclusive society, reducing suicide among children and adolescents, prevention of violence against children, the development of juvenile justice.
Source: The Prime Minister of Kazakhstan