As a part of World Children’s Day celebrations, the Arab Council for Childhood and Development (ACCD) in partnership with the MANARA Network – Arab Network for Child Rights will hold its annual conference, entitled “Child protection and Education Actions”, on Tuesday, 23 November 2021, at 11 a.m.
Hassan El-Beblawy, the Council Secretary-General, will deliver an opening speech at the launch event of the annual release of the Council report.
In his address at a press conference, El-Beblawy spoke of the hard threats of pandemic lockdowns issues faced by children and also the various effects the lockdown had on their daily-school routine and their environment, especially the Arab countries.
On this special occasion, El-Beblawy said: “As we celebrate World Children’s Day, I would like to thank you for giving the ACCD the opportunity to speak about the consequences of the COVID-19 pandemics on children in the region.”
The Council Secretary-General revealed that the council will also adopt working methods for the participation of children from seven Arab countries (Lebanon, Tunisia, Algeria, Egypt, Morocco, Iraq, and Yemen) in the reporting process.
They will draw attention to the proposal and the data of this report which are drawn from the lessons of the pandemic, he said.
Contributed by Ahmed Emam