UNICEF regional director visiting Azerbaijan

Tue 11 May 2010 14:10 GMT | 19:10 Local Time

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Steven Allen, the United Nations Children's Fund director for Central and Eastern Europe and the CIS, is paying a two-day visit to Azerbaijan.

He is to meet Azerbaijan's first lady, UNESCO and ISESCO goodwill ambassador Mehriban Aliyeva, the ministers of education, health, youth and sport and foreign affairs and other officials.

Discussions are expected to centre on the protection of young people, education and other areas.

Allen will familiarize himself with joint work done by the UNICEF and the Azerbaijani government.




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