World Children’s Day, 20 November 2020, was celebrated this week. The UNICEF Representative made a video address from Akhalkalaki, where he met with children and young people to discuss the challenges they are experiencing, as well as their vision for the future; And UNICEF National Ambassador Nikoloz Rachveli, called on Government, private sector and civil society to unite for children in these challenging times - For more information, please see WEEKLY FOCUS on page 4.
UNICEF, with financial support from USAID, launched a new initiative to enhance COVID-19 related risk communication among young people.
UNICEF’s partner, Children of Georgia (CoG), provided online psychological support to 410 children and 329 caregivers in small group homes and foster care through group and individual sessions.
UNICEF’s partner, Adjara Organization of Georgia Scout’s Movement, provided training on COVID-19 prevention measures to 415 students in 10 rural public schools in Adjara region.
UNICEF’s partner, Global Initiative in Psychiatry (GIP) continued online training sessions on psychosocial issues for students and teachers of Adjara and Gori public schools reaching 952 students and 134 teachers.
UNICEF delivered agricultural equipment to 78 households, reaching 251 children and 212 adults in Abkhazia region.
UNICEF provided food parcels, hygiene supplies and basic medical kits to 398 families in need, including 2,231 children and 989 adults in the Abkhazia region.