Kazakh Government and UNICEF signed coop plan for 2016-2020 (PHOTO)
During the event, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan Yerzhan Ashikbayev noted that Kazakhstan attaches great importance to further cooperation with the 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 Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan informed.
UNICEF Representative in Kazakhstan Yuri Oksamitniy stressed the effectiveness of the interaction of the UNICEF with the Government and noted that Fund’s experience of cooperation 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 social environment for children, the development of an inclusive society, reducing suicide among children and adolescents, prevention of violence against children, the development of juvenile justice.
Source: Kazakhtan 2050