UNICEF works in more than 190 countries and territories to help children survive and thrive, from early childhood through adolescence. The world’s largest provider of vaccines for developing countries, UNICEF supports child health and nutrition, good water and sanitation, quality basic education for all boys and girls, and the protection of children from violence, exploitation, and AIDS. UNICEF is funded entirely by the voluntary contributions of individuals, businesses, foundations and governments.
ABOUT THE WORLD BANK:
The World Bank is the world’s largest external financier of education projects. Over the past 50 years, the Bank has invested over USD 70 billion globally in education, 40% of which since 2000, via more than 1,500 projects. As of January 2013, the Bank manages a portfolio of education projects totaling USD 9 billion in 71 countries. The World Bank’s Education Sector Strategy 2020, launched in 2011 lays out a ten-year agenda focused on the Bank’s highest priority in education today, improving learning for all students, through three guiding principles: Invest early, invest smartly, and invest for all.
FOR MORE INFORMATION:
Jacklin Tzocheva, Communications Officer, UNICEF Bulgaria
Tel: +359 2 9696208, е-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Ivelina Taushanova, Communications Officer, World Bank Bulgaria,
Tel: +359 2 9697 239, е-mail: email@example.com