HCMC strengthens cooperation with UNICEF in the protection and care of children

On the afternoon of April 28, Mr. Vo Van Hoan, Vice Chairman of the People’s Committee of Ho Chi Minh City received Ms. Rana Flowers, Chief Representative of the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in Vietnam, to discuss the program. cooperation between the two sides.

On behalf of the City leaders, Mr. Vo Van Hoan acknowledged and highly appreciated UNICEF’s efforts in Vietnam in its activities to actively contribute to the cause of child protection, care and development in Vietnam. Male.

Ho Chi Minh City appreciates the positive results in working with UNICEF in implementing the Child Friendly City Initiative Project, contributing to helping the City address priorities in the area of ​​protection. child protection, health, education, nutrition, social care …

According to the Vice Chairman of the City People’s Committee, based on the results achieved in the implementation of the Child Friendly City Initiative, Ho Chi Minh City wishes to continue to strengthen cooperation with UNICEF. in Vietnam in specific programs and projects, contributing to improving social services, supporting policy development, creating technical bases and favorable conditions for child protection and care ; exercising children’s rights in the city in accordance with the city orientations for a sustainable future development.

Thanks to leaders of Ho Chi Minh City for taking the next time, Ms. Rana Flowers shared the mission and vision of UNICEF in Vietnam; confirmed that UNICEF is an organization with the task of providing technical assistance to Viet Nam to implement Government-level projects related to ensuring children’s rights under the Convention on the Rights of the Child.

UNICEF in Vietnam is very interested in, looking forward to understanding Ho Chi Minh City’s vision on issues related to children’s rights to complete the next 5-year cooperation plan between UNICEF and Vietnam.

Appreciating the efforts and results that Ho Chi Minh City has achieved in the cooperation process of implementing the Child Friendly City Initiative Project, UNICEF Representative in Viet Nam expressed his wish to continue strengthen cooperation with Ho Chi Minh City, promote exchange activities, evaluate cooperation results; share experiences in solving challenges related to children in the process of building the city into a smart, modern but child-friendly city./.

 

Source: Vietnam News Agency

Author: web Desk

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