UNICEF Regional Director to visit Azerbaijan

Baku: UNICEF Regional Director for Europe and Central Asia Ms. Marie-Pierre Poirier will visit Baku on 16 March.

The positive gains made and the remaining challenges ahead as part of Azerbaijan and UNICEF’s partnership to realize the rights of the most marginalized children will be discussed during the three-day visit.

Ms. Poirier will meet senior government officials, including the Deputy Prime Minister, the Ministers of Foreign Affairs, Labour and Social Protection, Education, Youth and Sports, the State committee on Family, women and children, the Vice Speaker of the Azerbaijani Parliament and representatives of civil society.

Ms. Poirier will also participate in the Azerbaijan Investment Summit 2015 organized by the Economist Intelligence Unit, a UK-based research group.

SOURCE: AZERI PRESS NEWS AGENCY