The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) in Vietnam has called on the community to promote the power of sport to drive inclusion; build skills, competencies, confidence and to support mental wellbeing of children and adolescents in Vietnam, on the occasion of World Children’s Day (WCD) (November 20).
UNICEF Vietnam expressed its concern over children and families vulnerable to Typhoon Noru, saying it stands ready to support the Government of Vietnam in responding to the most powerful storm to hit Vietnam in 20 years, according to a recent statement.
The National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology (NIHE) has controlled the transfer of vaccines between localities and worked with UNICEF to receive the Moderna vaccine as soon as possible, ensuring that children from 6 to under 12 years old receive the full dose of the vaccine.
A workshop was organized in Hanoi on August 31 by the Supreme People’s Court of Vietnam and UNICEF with the support of the European Union Justice and Legal Empowerment Program (EU JULE) to learn from the experience of countries that have adopted child justice laws.
In celebration of the World Children’s Day 2020 and implementing the “Child-Friendly City Initiative” Project in 2017-2021, the Young Pioneer Organization Council of Ho Chi Minh City in cooperation with the United Nations Children's Fund, UNICEF Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh City Office kicked off the “A green, clean and safe Vietnam for every child” 2020 program.
In its yesterday press release, UNICEF Vietnam proposed Vietnamese government to allocate funding to ensure water, sanitation, and hygiene facilities are available and functioning in all schools in the approaching academic year.
The Ministry of Health (MoH) and UNICEF Vietnam yesterday launched “Long tot de lay” (Kindness is Contagious) campaign in social media to call on adolescents and young people’s participation in supporting their community by promoting mutual understanding, tolerance, inclusion and by sharing innovative and creative solutions to fight the Covid-19 pandemic.
More than 30 children died of drowning within past week; therefore, the central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control called for swimming teaching for children to prevent drowning deaths.
UNICEF and partners yesterday launched a new challenge calling on young innovators in Ho Chi Minh City and surrounding provinces to design solutions that will improve skills and training for young people, and empower them to take actions on issues that affect them.
The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has cooperated with Saigon Innovation Hub (SIHUB) under the Ho Chi Minh City Department of Science and Technology and the municipal Department of Planning and Architecture to organize the summer program “Children Innovate: A Smart and Child Friendly City” on June 8.