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Basic Education and Gender Equality

Basic Education and Gender Equality is a key Focus Area of UNICEF’s Medium-Term Strategic Plan 2006 - 2013, which outlines UNICEF’s contributions to the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). Guided by the Convention on the Rights of the Child, the Millennium Declaration and Education for All (EFA), UNICEF has worked to ensure the right of all children to education.

Date of publication: 29 October 2013

Early Childhood Development: What Parliamentarians Should Know and Do?

The evidence shows that interventions which support health and development during the early years of life can make a significant short and long-term difference for children, particularly the most disadvantaged, as well as for society as a whole. For this reason it is important to understand the factors that influence early childhood development (ECD). This report presents a review of these factors as well as arguments for investing in early childhood programs and an outline of five different models proven to be effective. Specific guidance is given for parliamentarians who have a special role to play in developing strong, effective and funded policies to support the development of all young children.

Date of publication: 25 February 2012

Publishers: UNICEF Regional Office for CEECIS, 2011

Communicating with Children. Principles and Practices to Inspire, Excite, Educate and Heal.

The resource pack facilitates the process of learning about the critical importance of communication that is age- appropriate and child-friendly, holistic, positive, strengths-based and inclusive.

Date of publication: 22 November 2011

Publishers: UNICEF

All Rights For All Children

In all actions concerning children, whether undertaken by public or private social welfare institutions, courts of law, administrative authorities or legislative bodies, the best interests of the child shall be a primary consideration.

Date of publication: 22 November 2011

Publishers: UNICEF Uzbekistan

Child Rights Monitoring

Date of publication: 19 July 2011

End Placing Children under Three years in Institutions: A Call to Action.

Brochure on the Call to Action, a region-wide campaign launched by OHCHR and UNICEF in Central and Eastern Europe and Central Asia to put an end to sending children below three years, including children with disabilities, into institutional care.

Date of publication: 22 April 2011

Publishers: OHCHR, UNICEF Regional Office for CEECIS