Program to address childhood poverty in Georgia discussed

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Tbilisi, Georgia, March 4
By Nana Kirtzkhalia - Trend:

A joint program of the Georgian government and the UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) will be discussed at the Courtyard Marriott hotel in Tbilisi on March 4.

Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili and UNICEF Regional Director for Central and Eastern Europe and the CIS Marie-Pierre Poirier, as well as the Minister of Education, Minister of Health, Minister of Justice, Minister of Finance and other government members will attend the event.

The Georgian Public Defender will deliver a report on the main challenges and developments in the field of protection of children's rights.

The number of children living in poverty in Georgia increased from 25 percent in 2011 to 27 percent in 2013.

Translated by NH
Edited by CN

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