The Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights met with the Representative of UN Children's Fund (UNICEF)

 

The meeting of the Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights Ms. Valeriya Lutkovska with the Representative of UN Children's Fund  (UNICEF) in Ukraine Ms. Yukie Mokuo was held.

The meeting was dedicated to discussion of issues of cooperation of the Office of the Commissioner and UNICEF Representation in Ukraine.

According to Ms. Yukie Mokuo, nowadays there is a need for preparation of the analysis of observance of the rights of the child in Ukraine as basis it is necessary to take monitoring of implementation of recommendations made for Ukraine in 2011 in the report of the UN on observance of the rights of the child in our state. The Representative of UNICEF in Ukraine and Ombudsman expressed confidence that it is necessary to involve in preparation of the mentioned analysis the Office of the Commissioner for Human Rights and public organizations which closely cooperate with the Secretariat of the Commissioner in issues of protection of the rights of the child.

Therefore Ms. Valeriya Lutkovska informed that on February 11 this year the Memorandum of understanding between the Commissioner for Human Rights and World Health Organization Representation in Ukraine was signed, one of its provisions foresees cooperation in the sphere of increase of level of awareness of the population concerning importance of vaccination. In this regard, the Commissioner suggested to the Representative of UN Children's Fund  (UNICEF) in Ukraine to take part in educational actions of the Office of the Commissioner for protection of the rights of children for health.