Tag: United Nations Children’s Fund

UNICEF commits $800 million to 2021 workplan in Guyana

UNICEF commits $800 million to 2021 workplan in Guyana

Staff Writer Staff Writer- March 19, 2021

The United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) has committed some $800 million or US$ 4 Million to its 2021 Workplan in ... Read More

CDC activates the NEOC for COVID-19 response

CDC activates the NEOC for COVID-19 response

Staff Writer Staff Writer- March 31, 2020

—hosts meeting with International and Non-Governmental Partners. In light of the increasing number of confirmed cases of the novel Coronavirus ... Read More

RCC & UNICEF highlight the importance of mental health

RCC & UNICEF highlight the importance of mental health

Neola Damon Neola Damon- December 2, 2019

DPI, Guyana, Monday, December 2, 2019 As part of its efforts to mobilise support to safeguard the mental health of ... Read More

Women should be the parliamentary majority – First Lady

Women should be the parliamentary majority – First Lady

Staff Writer Staff Writer- April 2, 2019

─ calls for parity in opportunities, employment and salaries  DPI, Guyana, Tuesday, April 2, 2019 “We must not celebrate 37 ... Read More

Social workers to bring their ‘A’ game

Social workers to bring their ‘A’ game

Staff Writer Staff Writer- March 20, 2019

– modern enhanced standardisation to optimise performance of social workers –  initiative to regularise social work practice in Guyana – ... Read More

RCC ensures continued activism towards Juvenile Justice

RCC ensures continued activism towards Juvenile Justice

Staff Writer Staff Writer- May 4, 2018

DPI, GUYANA, Friday, May 4, 2018 Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Rights of the Child Commission (RCC), Amar Panday ... Read More

First Children’s forum hosted – calls for national leaders to address social issues

First Children’s forum hosted – calls for national leaders to address social issues

Staff Writer Staff Writer- November 20, 2017

DPI, Guyana, Monday, November 20, 2017 The prevalence of social issues in all regions of Guyana is likely to be ... Read More

Regional consultations verify urgent need for potable water in Region Eight

Regional consultations verify urgent need for potable water in Region Eight

Staff Writer Staff Writer- May 17, 2017

GINA, GUYANA, Wednesday, May 17, 2017 The Ministry of Communities in collaboration the United Nations Children’s Fund’s (UNICEF) regional consultations ... Read More

Teenage mothers benefit from two-day food, nutrition workshop

Teenage mothers benefit from two-day food, nutrition workshop

Staff Writer Staff Writer- August 3, 2016

Georgetown, GINA, August 3, 2016 The Ministry of Public Health’s Food Policy Division, in observance of Nutrition Awareness Week, today ... Read More

Education Ministry launches study on ‘Out-of-school children’

Education Ministry launches study on ‘Out-of-school children’

Staff Writer Staff Writer- July 27, 2016

Georgetown GINA, July 27, 2016 The Ministry of Education in collaboration with the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) today, commissioned ... Read More

Govt moves to regularise social work practice in Guyana- first social work conference held

Govt moves to regularise social work practice in Guyana- first social work conference held

Staff Writer Staff Writer- July 20, 2016

Georgetown, GINA, July 20, 2016 The social work landscape in Guyana has been replete with a vast quantity of talent ... Read More

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