UNICEF will direct investments to combat COVID 19 in Belarus

the Decision to invest in Belarus to combat COVID-19 was made jointly by UNICEF and provider of IT solutions and services Itransition. According to international partners reached agreement, each party will allocate for these purposes $100 thousand, according to the representative office of UN Children’s Fund in the Belarusian capital.

First of all, clarified in the international Fund, the project aims to support vulnerable populations – children, adolescents and their families, and tailored to the situation in the Republic epidemiological situation. It is formed based on the query received from the representative of Belarus to the UN office in Switzerland, BelTA reports.

the goal of the project, said the Agency is in the speedy procurement of necessary remedies, and, second, to support continuing education for Belarusian students. “These efforts will be an important addition to the basic measures taken by the government of the country”, – stressed in UNICEF.

as a large company, it is, according to the international Fund, has joined the humanitarian action to assist with procurement. In addition, technical expertise will help with the organization of distance learning. Thus immediately solved two tasks: assists those who are in particular need, and support measures to prevent the spread of the epidemic.

the Cooperation of UNICEF and Itransition commented the Director of the HTP Vsevolod Yanchevskii, calling the project an excellent example of cooperation between the residents of the Park of high technologies in Belarus and international organizations.

“Corporate social responsibility of a business is very important in crisis conditions, – said the representative of UNICEF in Belarus Rashed Mustafa Sarwar. – It is important that other companies also showed their social responsibility.”