Chancellor of Kabul University has met the Head of the Child Protection of the UNICEF

Prof. Hamidullah Farooqi Chancellor of Kabul University and Advisor of Chief Minister in Higher Education Affairs of Islamic Republic of Afghanistan has met Tatjanta Cholin head of the Department for the Protection of Children at the UNICEF Institute on Tuesday evening (8th) of May 2018. At first, Prof. Hamidullah Farooqi Chancellor of Kabul University and Advisor of Chief Minister in Higher Education Affairs of Islamic Republic of Afghanistan has welcomed coming of the head of child protection of the UNICEF to his office, thanking the assistance and cooperation of UNICEF in Afghanistan, in particular with the Department of Social Work at the faculty of psychology and education of this university.

UNICEF President for Child Protection, thanked Kabul University activities in this regard and she highlighted the graduation of students of the Department of Social Work at the Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, as one of the most important departments of the Kabul University, while reminding graduated students  responsibility to help with that department.  She promised more assistance to this department.

Also during this meeting, Ms. Tatjanta Cholin head of the Department for the Protection of Children at the UNICEF spoke on the importance of the Social Work Leadership Committee in the country, made specific suggestions on the nationalization and improvement of the work of the Social Work Leadership Committee as the honorable director of the university, and called for the support of this academic institution.

The chancellor of the Kabul University thanked the head of UNICEF suggestion, and introduced the Kabul University’s vice chancellor in students’ affairs professor, Tafsera Hashemi, as a member of the committee on social work and facilitating the work of the committee. It also announced the formation of a meeting on the work of the Social Work Leadership Committee, in coordination with the relevant ministries and departments in the near future, in order to coordinate them with important and necessary decisions.

Meanwhile, Prof. Farooqi spoke about the activities and importance of the Social Work Leadership Committee at Kabul University and its establishment at the national level, the role of the graduates of the social work of the faculty of psychology and education at the university, in line with the effective activities of the Committee on Social Work Leadership and Promotion and the development of social work in the country's most important and valuable, among them their responsibilities.

At the end, Prof. Farooqi reiterated his gratitude to the Department of Social Work in the section on the renewal and innovation of the curriculum of this department and other departments of the university; as well as they informed the office of UNICEF about the new curriculum of the faculty of this university and its preparation in accordance with the will of the community and the labor market. Meanwhile, they discussed the establishment of new departmental departments and subsequent programs.

At this meeting, Dr. Ebrahimi a staff member at the UNICEF Institute was also present.

       It is worth mentioning that the UNICEF Foundation has been cooperating with the deputation since 2012, in line with the establishment of the Department of Social Work at the Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences of Kabul University in 2012, and for the first time in 2014, students were recruited at that department, and in 2018 the first group of students have graduated from this department.