On 8 December 2010 at UNICEF Headquarters in New York City, the UNICEF Moldova Representative shared a presentation titled, “Where on Earth is Moldova: Equity and Child Rights.” The audience was quite varied and included the Deputy Executive Director, senior Programme and Communication colleagues, fundraising staff, interns and administration staff.
A five-day training to improve the capacity of key professionals from the LSB (Lao Statistics Bureau) in DevInfo technologies was hosted at the DSG (DevInfo Support Group) lab in New Delhi from the 13th to the 17th of May.
Each year, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Uzbekistan organizes the Summer and Winter Schools on Human Development as a way to advance the concept of human development and teach tools relevant to socio-economic processes.
Editor’s note: This article was originally printed in the June 2011 issue of the African Statistical Newsletter, published by the African Centre for Statistics.
In recent years the Kingdom of Bhutan has made great strides in improving the lives of its people, in keeping with its core development philosophy of maximizing Gross National Happiness. In fact, UNICEF Bhutan officials recently announced that the country is well on track to meeting most of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) by 20151, impressive progress for the tiny country nestled in the eastern Himalayas.