Approval of the Intercultural Policy for the Children of the Northern Caribbean Coast

Publicado el 19-08-2015

After almost three years of intersectoral work by the Government and Council of the Northern Caribbean Coast Autonomous Region, with financial and technical support from UNICEF. Bonanza/Managua.- The authorities of the Northern Caribbean Coast Autonomous Region (RACCN) have passed the guiding document of the policy for children in the region, which has a multicultural and multisectoral dimension, addressing issues such ...

Multigrade teaching: An opportunity to access quality education in rural areas

Publicado el 30-07-2015

The multigrade classroom modality is an excellent strategy for responding to the particular needs and conditions of rural communities. Managua.- The International Forum on “Learning and quality in multigrade education”, organized by Nicaragua’s Ministry of Education (MINED) with support from the Organization of Ibero-American States, Global Partnership for Education and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), started on Thursday July ...

Innovations for children in the Caribbean Coast

Publicado el 22-07-2015

Authorities of the South Caribbean Coast Autonomous Region meet to plan innovative interventions for children Bluefields – Innovation and creativity have an essential role to play in the implementation of the Regional Policy for Children corresponding to Nicaragua’s South Caribbean Coast Autonomous Region (RACCS). Authorities from the RACCS and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) came together in a workshop ...

1,987 children from Bilwi were registered in the “I exist” campaign

Publicado el 21-07-2015

Thanks to this campaign, more than 7,000 children from the Northern Caribbean Coast have had their human right to a name and nationality realized in 2015. Bilwi/Managua.- The “I exist” campaign was implemented between July 8 and 16, 2015, to promote the civil registry of children up to the age of 12 in the city of Bilwi, which is located ...

UNICEF and the Secretariat for Persons with Disabilities committed to the inclusive development of the Northern Caribbean Coast

Publicado el 16-07-2015

Bilwi.- With the aim of establishing an alliance and joint efforts for the protection of the rights of people with disabilities, the UNICEF representative in Nicaragua, Philippe Barragne-Bigot, met in Bilwi with Martha Downs Anibal, the technical coordinator of the Secretariat for People with Disabilities of the Northern Caribbean Coast Autonomous Region. “UNICEF wants to accompany the processes of change ...

"The work of Nicaragua’s teachers is of immense social value,” says UNICEF

Publicado el 29-06-2015

In support of the Ministry of Education, UNICEF is contributing to the curricular transformation process and teacher training. Managua.- The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) joined in with the celebrations of Nicaragua’s Teachers’ Day by recognizing the immense social value of the teaching profession. “Whether they are preschool or university, rural or urban, formal or informal, teachers have the highest ...

The Juan XXIII Institute and UNICEF address health problems affecting Nicaraguan children

Publicado el 17-06-2015

Managua. June 17, 2015.- The Juan XXIII Social Action Institute presented its Healthy Communities Programme to UNICEF Nicaragua Representative Philippe Barragne-Bigot during an informal meeting at its offices in the Central American University in Managua. The Healthy Communities initiative aims to improve access to medicine and health care for Nicaraguans living in hard-to-access communities in various departments throughout Nicaragua. “This ...

UNICEF promotes minimum standards for the protection and care of people with disabilities in emergencies

Publicado el 09-06-2015

June 9, 2015. Managua.- In the context of the Regional Forum Workshop on Risk Management and Emergencies of the Associative Movements of People with Disabilities of Central America and the Caribbean, held in Managua on June 2-4, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) presented a “Draft proposal of minimum standards or criteria for the protection and care of people with ...