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Rio City Hall and UNICEF have launched an initiative in Pavuna to create and promote opportunities for the rights of at-risk children and adolescents.

Rio de Janeiro, May 26, 2022 – The municipality of Rio de Janeiro and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) launched the initiative as we speak at the Jovelina Perola Negra Arena in Pavuna. #AgendaCidadeUNICEF – Rio de Janeiro for each youngster and adolescent The purpose is to strengthen and consolidate public insurance policies focusing on the most susceptible children and adolescents, creating opportunities and stopping violence that impacts their lives. The partnership predicts that by 2024, in addition to well being and well-being, schooling, socio-productive inclusion, built-in measures to defend towards violence might be applied. The transfer will concentrate on the administrative district of Pavuna in the northern half of the metropolis, the place greater than 67,000 women and boys up to the age of 19 stay.

The first metropolis to take the initiative, in March this 12 months, Rio City shaped an inter-sectoral committee with 12 municipal secretariats in addition to UNICEF to outline the subsequent three-year motion plan. Towards the 2030 Agenda, new initiatives will contribute to attaining the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Activities that might be additional strengthened embody lively search for out-of-school children and adolescents, in addition to coaching, connectivity, apprenticeship and internship opportunities for the most susceptible adolescents, in depth early childhood care, promotion in addition to psychological well being and regional Strengthening safety towards violence.

The initiative was launched at the Pavuna Arena by Carioca Jovelina Perola Negra by Government and Population Secretary Tony Chalita and UNICEF Representative in Brazil Florence Bauer, in addition to actor, author, director and UNICEF Ambassador Lazaro Ramos. The occasion was attended by Municipal Secretary Antoine Lusao (Education), Marcus Faustini (Culture), Salvino Olivera (Youth), Maria Domingas Puku (Social Assistance) and Sergio Felipe (Labor and Employment) and different secretariat representatives concerned in the mission. And greater than 300 technicians and managers from the faculty, well being and social assist items have been current, in addition to representatives of the youth leaders.

A motion of cities
In partnership with the Municipality of Rio, UNICEF will present technical help, share procedures, monitor and change with different native and international initiatives – to contribute to attaining the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). In addition to Rio de Janeiro, Belem, Fortaleza, Manaus, Recife, Salvador, Sওo Luis and Sওo Paulo are becoming a member of the initiative.

“We are very blissful to be in Pavuna, launching #AgendaCidadeUNICEF with the metropolis and neighborhood. The purpose is to combine efforts to create opportunities for susceptible children and adolescents, to guarantee their rights and to forestall a number of kinds of violence that have an effect on their lives, “stated Florence Bauer, UNICEF Representative in Brazil.

Coordinated motion in the space
With 67,000 women and boys up to the age of 19, the Pavuna area was chosen for its difficult social indicators. In order to forestall and scale back a number of kinds of violence that have an effect on the lives of children and adolescents, the initiative proposes a concerted effort by civil society, the neighborhood, and children and adolescents with their lively participation in varied areas and municipalities.

In this sense, throughout the launch occasion, the #AgendaCidadeUNICEF Intersectoral Committee was shaped with representatives from 12 municipal secretariats (authorities and public solidarity; schooling; city planning; tradition; youth; coverage to promote ladies; social help; well being; work and earnings; ; Sports and leisure). With the participation of UNICEF, the committee will decide and implement an built-in motion plan for the subsequent three years.

“Rio de Janeiro has signed a pioneering and essential settlement with UNICEF geared toward working in city areas to fight violence towards children and youth. Today, at the starting of this settlement, we younger folks have the alternative to hear tales of completely different realities, however there’s one function in all of them: don’t lose the means to dream. And our purpose as City Hall is to make this dream a actuality for the new technology. Our work will contain a range of areas resembling schooling, sports activities, well being, social assist, a multi-sectoral work to tackle the realities and wants of younger folks. Mayor Eduardo Pace pledged to look for the invisible, to look for the biggest want, and this initiative is an instance of what we’re creating in the metropolis, “stated Tony Chalita, Secretary of Government and Public Integrity and coordinator of the committee.

The tasks and applications already underway in partnership between Rio Municipality and UNICEF have turn into half of the #AgendaCidadeUNICEF and might be additional strengthened in Pavuna any more.

Active faculty search
An advance introduced throughout the occasion is to strengthen lively search for children and adolescents via a joint initiative by the Department of Education with different departments speaking with children, adolescents and households. The lively search for women and boys in faculty exclusion is geared toward the Bora Pra Escola program, supported by UNICEF via the Busca Ativa Escola platform.

“When we return to face-to-face instructing in 2021, 25,000 college students didn’t return to faculty instantly. The faculty bond restoration problem is nice. Fortunately, via this lively search motion and Bora Pra Escola, we have been in a position to carry again 20,000 of these college students. Restoring faculty bonds and strengthening these bonds is a continuing problem and it isn’t attainable by only one secretary. First, well being, social assist, youth, authorities departments, tradition, individuals with disabilities, politics and ladies’s advocacy, sports activities and leisure, neighborhood motion, the intersection of the Pereira Passos Institute, everyone seems to be working in direction of this. Is appropriate Skills And the partnership of organizations like UNICEF, and it’s mandatory, and primarily, the key character of the areas, “stated Antoine Lusao, municipal secretary of schooling.

1MiO – One Million Opportunity
The significance of staying in faculty is added to the significance of a optimistic inclusion in the world of work, together with coaching, internships, studying opportunities in adolescent life. This is the function of UNICEF’s 1MiO – One Million Opportunity Initiative, the place the Youth Secretariat is a pioneering partnership.

“To qualify and present opportunities for younger folks in the metropolis of Rio de Janeiro, JUVRio has joined UNICEF’s 1MiO to conduct the Pega Visão course in our employment program Emprega JUV. We have been providing the Human Rights and World of Work course to 2,000 younger folks since October 2021. It was an alternative to carry {qualifications} to the youngest and a wealthy debate on points resembling democracy, structural racism and institutional patriotism. We mix the aspirations of the youth and the productive enterprise agenda, “stated Youth Secretary Salvino Olivera.

Uapi – Early Childhood Friendly Unit
Extensive healthcare since childhood has been achieved via the implementation of the Friendly Early Childhood Unit (UAPI), which can enhance the care of younger children in each schooling and well being networks. The metropolis of Rio had the highest participation, with 273 functions from well being and schooling companies, together with the Pavuna unit, the place the transfer could be additional strengthened and clarified with different initiatives.

“This partnership with UNICEF will assist enhance the work of the Family Health Team in Pavuna with a particular concentrate on early childhood, with a particular concentrate on children and adolescents. Of these, about 20,000 are in the Pavuna area alone. It goals to promote well being and well-being, monitor progress and growth, and take care to forestall and deal with widespread illnesses at this age, “stated Rodrigo Prado, the municipal well being secretary.

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