Mӧvenpick Resort Kuredhivaru Maldives which is part of the world’s leading hospitality group Accor S.A. signed an advocacy collaboration with the UNICEF (United Nations Child’s Fund) Maldives to support its cross-cutting climate change “Supported Programme” by committing to help the organization achieve the sustainable development goals for children in the country.

The agreement signing ceremony took place virtually on 24 January 2022 in presence of the resort management team with Stanislaw Pajdzinski, General Manager, and UNICEF’s representatives (Ms. Marjan Montazemi, Representative; Mr. Salathiel Nalli, Coordinator).

We are extremely excited to become part of this important educational and vital project in the Maldives. It is crucial to develop the country’s young talent by providing them with clear guidance, mentorship, internship and career opportunities. Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts has been known for setting a new benchmark for sustainability and actively engaging in social responsibility worldwide

Stanislaw Pajdzinski, General Manager

Mövenpick Resort Kuredhivaru Maldives has committed to:

  • Support through innovation including mentorship for adolescents across subjects such as employment and career facilitation either directly or via the youth centers.
  • The agreement supports the country’s shift to a blue and green economy through the provision of internship opportunities and active promotion of sustainable tourism.
  • Support awareness raising and Communication for Development campaign to help young people become champions on their islands through the transfer of know-how and using resort premises as teaching sites to increase climate change awareness and initiatives.
  • Explore the possibility of a fundraising campaign to support the development of young people in the Maldives. 

The campaign will be carried out until January 21, 2023, and mostly in the Noonu and Gaafu Alifu Atolls.

UNICEF promotes the rights and wellbeing of every child; in everything we do. Together with our partners, we work in 190 countries and territories to translate that commitment into practical action, focusing special effort on reaching the most vulnerable and excluded children, to the benefit of all children, everywhere. For more information about UNICEF and the work, it supports in the Maldives, visit www.unicef.org/maldives.

Feature image by Mӧvenpick Resort Kuredhivaru Maldives