The Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC), UNICEF, and UNHCR are partnering to improve access to water, sanitation and hygiene facilities to support a safe learning environment for children.
UNICEF continues advocating for all children to have internet access to fulfill their right to education - please see WEEKLY FOCUS on page 4.
UNICEF with financial support from USAID, delivered sanitizers to schools near the administrative border line to facilitate a safe learning environment.
Elementary school teachers and administrators from 100 schools are being trained in distance teaching and learning as part of a partnership between the Ministry of Education, the Government of Estonia, and UNICEF Georgia.
A 6-week online student-centered Instruction (SCI) methodology course was launched for education experts in the Abkhazia region.
On the Day of the Persons with Disabilities, UNICEF provided the Central Rehabilitation Center with basic supplies and developmental toys.
UNICEF provided 500 boxes of food and hygiene items to the Office of State Minister for Reconciliation and Civic Equality, reaching 2,000 vulnerable people.
Over 100 young scouts participated in an online training session on the Code on the Rights of the Child and on coping with the Covid-19 challenges delivered by the UNICEF Representative.
UNICEF provided disinfectants and PPE supplies to all 75 offices of the Social Services Agency (SSA), covering 400 frontline social agents.
A 5 day-training was conducted for National Statistics Office data collectors, the real-time monitoring questionnaire was tested, and fieldwork was launched.
A Memorandum of Cooperation was signed between UNICEF and Batumi City Hall on the decision to join the ChildFriendly Cities Initiative.
UNICEF Representative and Georgian experts facilitated a panel discussion organized by the Child Rights Center of Akaki Tsereteli State University - Kutaisi on the impact of COVID-19 on the fundamental rights of children.