Government, UNICEF sign US$1.6M work plan for 2014

-call made for comprehensive approach to child protection

The Foreign Affairs Ministry and UNICEF Guyana yesterday signed the Government of Guyana – UNICEF Annual work plan for the year 2014, which targets the development of children’s rights.

The US$1,645,956 contract was signed by Foreign Affairs Minister Carolyn Rodrigues-Birkett and UNICEF’s Resident Representative Marianne Flach, at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in South Road.

The work plan came from the 2012 – 2016 country programme, which was developed between the government and UNICEF in pursuit of the rights of children and gender equality. The plan outlines specific areas which need urgent intervention to be executed  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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