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Press Centre (3/2011)

International Preschool Education Congress held in Istanbul - 11-12 March 2011

The congress, under the framework of the "Strengthening Pre-school Education Project", is organized by TR Ministry of National Education Pre-school Education General Directorate and Project Coordinati

International Women's Day: The way forward - True gender equality

Ankara, 8 March (UN Turkey) ? Gender inequality is still a global epidemic. However, it is no longer acceptable to live in a world where young girls are taken out of school and forced into early marriage, where women's employment opportunities are limited, and where the threat of gender-based violence is a daily reality.

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On the occasion of the 12 June 2011 General Elections, UNICEF Turkey Country Office would like to invite all political parties to integrate the most critical child right issues to their party programmes. International data shows that the key to breaking the cycle of poverty and reaching the Millennium Development Goals is to invest in children.

Statement by UNICEF Executive Director Anthony Lake on Japanese earthquake and tsunami

NEW YORK, 14 March 2011 ? As the world unites in support for the people of Japan, we at UNICEF express our heartfelt sympathy for the tragic loss of life following the massive earthquake and tsunami. This double catastrophe has left the country and its friends stunned and bereaved, and new threats caused by the quake and its aftermath continue to be of utmost concern to us all.

Two Prescools opened in Eskişehir

As a result of the cooperation between UNICEF Turkish National Committee and two donors, Cemal Ererdi and Mualla Edgü, children of Eskişehir can fully benefit from two more preschools. UNICEF Turkish National Committee Honorary President Prof. Dr. Talat Halman, UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Türkan Şoray, UNICEF Turkey Representative Dr. Ayman Abulaban, Ministry of National Education Preschool Director General Funda Kocabıyık were present at the opening ceremonies.

UNICEF Winter 2011 Newsletter

We are pleased to share with you the UNICEF Turkey Winter 2011 Newsletter. We hope that you will enjoy reading our newsletter.

Children and Young People Exercise their Rights through Play, Physical Activity and Sports

The leaders of the future are overcoming barriers with the inspirational power of sports. The International Inspiration Project is being introduced in Ankara on 4 March 2011.

UNICEF mobilizes staff and supplies to respond to the humanitarian needs caused by the unrest in Libya

NEW YORK/TUNISIA, 2 March 2011
As concern mounts over the influx of returnees and migrant workers to Tunisia, UNICEF is mobilizing staff and relief supplies to the western and eastern borders of Libya.


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