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Press Centre (6/2013)

New Directions In Early Childhood Education in Turkey: ''Quality, Access And Equity'' International Conference Has Shed Light For Early Education in Turkey

Ministry of National Education which has conducted profound studies since 2010 for expansion of Early Childhood Education (ECE) in Turkey and increased the quality of services hosted an international conference for sharing international experiences in this area and formation of a platform for quality of ECE services in Turkey.

Several important regulations related to ECE services in Turkey including quality standards have been discussed in New Directions In Early Childhood Education in Turkey: ''Quality, Access And Equity'' International Conference on 18-19 June 2013 at Swiss Hotel, Ankara.

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WORLD REFUGEE DAY

Right now, more people are refugees or internally displaced than at any other time in the past 18 years. 46% of them are under 18. That's more than 7 million #childrefugees
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International Conference on "NEW DIRECTIONS in EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT in TURKEY: QUALITY, ACCESS and EQUITY"


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UN receives more financial support from Germany

UNICEF and WFP are to receive a donation of 25 million from the Federal Republic of Germany to support their work in Turkey and other countries in the region hosting hundreds of thousands of persons displaced by the violence in Syria. Germany's Economic Cooperation and Development Minister Dirk Niebel announced the donation during his visit to the Nizip camp in the southern Turkish province of Gaziantep on Sunday 16th June.

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UNICEF participates in launch of joint funding appeal for Syria crisis

What: UNICEF to participate in the launch of the new humanitarian funding appeal for the Syria Humanitarian Assistance Response Plan and Regional Response Plan 2013. Who: Ted Chaiban, UNICEF Director of Emergencies When: Friday, 7 June, 11:00am 2:30pm Where: Palais de Nations -Geneva

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Resolute leadership and steadfast commitment are key to winning the battle against undernutrition

Lancet says malnutrition is responsible for over 3 million child deaths annually

NEW YORK - UNICEF said yesterday that new research published in the Lancet on maternal and child nutrition reinforces the need for resolute leadership and steadfast commitment at national and global levels to win the battle against undernutrition.

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