American University and UNICEF to study poverty with a multidimensional approach

Publicado el 04-06-2015

Cooperation framework agreement between the UAM and UNICEF seeks the better measurement of child poverty indicators in Nicaragua. Managua. June 4, 2015.– The American University (UAM) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) signed an institutional cooperation framework agreement aimed at the promotion, protection and restoration of the rights of children in Nicaragua, particularly focusing on children in situations of ...

People with disabilities, including children, must be taken into account in emergency situations

Publicado el 02-06-2015

The Regional Forum Workshop on Risk Management and Emergencies of the Associative Movements of People with Disabilities of Central America and the Caribbean is being held on June 2-4 in Managua. Managua. June 2, 2015.- The Nicaraguan Federation of Associations of People with Disabilities (FECONORI) and the Latin American Network of Non-Governmental Organizations of People with Disabilities and their Families ...

UNICEF supporting innovation in Bluefields

Publicado el 26-05-2015

Professor Pritpal Singh from Villanova University in the USA talked about renewable energies and entrepreneurialism with BICU students. Bluefields.- With the aim of fostering innovation and an entrepreneurial spirit among students of the Bluefields Indian and Caribbean University (BICU) in Nicaragua’s Southern Caribbean Autonomous Region (RACCS), on May 19 and 20 Professor Pritpal Singh visited the recently-inaugurated BICU Innovation Laboratory ...

Justice and Adolescents

Publicado el 12-05-2015

Referring to specialized juvenile criminal justice means talking about adolescents in conflict with the law and the realization of their rights and guarantees established in the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child and the Nicaraguan Legal Code for Children and Adolescents. Bluefields. With the aim of avoiding adolescents coming into conflict with the law, the Programme for ...

More than 3,500 children have been registered during mobile campaigns in the RACCN

Publicado el 08-05-2015

Managua - A total of 3,678 children from Rosita and remote communities of that municipality in Nicaragua’s Northern Caribbean Coast Autonomous Region (RACCN) had their right to a name and nationality guaranteed when they were registered in the “I exist” campaign implemented during April by the Central Civil Status Registry Office, the municipal mayor’s office and the Centre for Human, ...

Count me in for Global Action Week for education!

Publicado el 04-05-2015

Global Action Week for education will be celebrated in Nicaragua between April 26 and May 26. The activities involved in this campaign include a play fair, a national forum, the celebration of World Play Day, a march and local forums. Managua – The slogan of Global Action Week for education, which will take place in Nicaragua between April 26 and ...

Re-imagining the future: The launch of the BICU and UNICEF Innovation Laboratory

Publicado el 23-04-2015

Bluefields, Nicaragua. Today marked the launch of the pilot phase of the Bluefields Indian and Caribbean University’s (BICU) Innovation Laboratory, developed with technical and financial support from UNICEF, the first of its kind in Central America and Nicaragua. The Laboratory will offer a privileged collaborative platform through which youths, together with variety of partners, will come up with new solutions ...

Seminar on Juvenile Criminal Justice strengthens the human rights knowledge of justice operators

Publicado el 16-04-2015

Managua.- A Seminar on National Juvenile Criminal Justice was held on March 24, promoted by the judicial branch with support from the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF). Its objective was to provide an arena to bring together criminal justice operators specialized in adolescents in order to strengthen knowledge on this model of justice and analyze the penalties that determine responsibility ...