GEOTECHNOLOGY: A TOOL FOR INNOVATION

4 de May de 2016

#### Nicaragua’s experience with child and youth participation Thanks to the Convention on the Rights of the Child, the international treaty most widely ratified at the global level, children from Nicaragua and any other part of the world have the right to the right to express their views and be listened to (Article 12); to receive and impart information (Article ...

Progress for Children Beyond Averages: Learning from the MDGs (No. 11)

23 de June de 2015

This eleventh edition of Progress for Children is UNICEF’s final report on the child-related Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). It presents latest data that show while the MDGs helped drive tremendous advances in the lives of the world’s children, development efforts in the past 15 years failed to reach millions of the most disadvantaged. The report spotlights where the international community ...

Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene in Schools in Low Socio-Economic Regions in Nicaragua: A Cross-Sectional Survey

29 de May de 2015

Water, sanitation, and hygiene (WaSH) in schools contributes to better health and educational outcomes among school-aged children. In 2012, UNICEF Nicaragua and partners conducted a cross-sectional survey of WaSH in 526 schools in 12 low socio economic status municipalities in Nicaragua. The survey gathered information onschool characteristics; teacher and community participation; water and sanitation infrastructure; and hygiene education and habits. ...

State of World Mothers 2015

11 de May de 2015

The Urban Disadvantage: State of World Mothers 2015 (by Save the Children) In commemoration of Mother’s Day, Save the Children is publishing its 16th annual State of the World’s Mothers report with a special focus on our rapidly urbanizing world and the poorest mothers and children who must struggle to survive despite overall urban progress. Every day, 17,000 children die ...

Real-time monitoring of Educational management

12 de January de 2015

UNICEF, the Directorate for Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (DRASH) and the Education Secretariat joined forces to create a system that will allow the real-time monitoring of certain school management indicators in schools. Bearing in mind their almost generalized use in Bluefields, even in isolated areas with limited resources like Rama Key, it is proposed to use cellular phones and to ...

Prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV: Applying MoRES to inform national policies and strengthen existing systems

12 de December de 2014

Because Nicaragua is a lower-middle-income country where the work of UNICEF focuses more on upstream advocacy work and technical assistance than on direct service delivery, the extensive engagement of government counterparts and other partners was crucial from the very beginning MoRES 1 UNICEF, 2014: Formative Evaluation of UNICEF’S Monitoring Results for Equity Systems (MoRES): Nicaragua Country Report, Final Draft application. ...