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Press Centre (10/2008)

2008/10/31 - Enthusiastic launch for EU?funded child protection project

A major new EU?funded project to protect the rights of Turkey's children was launched on October 31 in Ankara. The project, entitled 'Modelling Child Protection Mechanisms at Provincial Level', is being implemented by the Government of Turkey with UNICEF technical support.

2008/10/15 - In the fight to save children's lives, washing hands takes centre stage

First Global Handwashing Day 2008 celebrated worldwide

NEW YORK, 15 October 2008 ? Today marks the first ever Global Handwashing Day, celebrated in over 70 countries across five continents in an effort to mobilize and motivate millions around the world to wash their hands with soap.


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