Munir Mammadzade, former Representative of UNICEF to Uzbekistan, said that about 200 children and women from Uzbekistan remain in Syrian camps waiting to be repatriated. He noted the importance of social workers in the reintegration process of people who returned under past Mehr operations.
Tsitsi Singizi, chief of communication in UNICEF Uzbekistan, in her column for Gazeta.uz writes how a preschool centre in a remote village in Namangan region helps ensure equal access to preschool education.
ILO, UNICEF and the World Bank welcomed the establishment of the Social Protection Agency in Uzbekistan. Their joint statement said the new agency would be crucial to help address fragmentation or gaps in the social protection. The reform was long-awaited by experts and international organizations.
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