The round table named “My voice- my rights” dedicated to the İnternational Children’s Day was held in National Parliament
The round table named “My voice- my rights” dedicated to the 1 June - İnternational Children’s Day had been organized by the State Committee for Family, Women and Children Affairs. The event was opened by visiting Alley of Honors by the young candidates of IV Forum of Azerbaijan children. The members also laid flowers at the graves of national leader Heydar Aliyev and prominent ophthalmologist, academician Zarifa Aliyeva.
The event also included an exhibition in the lobby of Parliament featuring children handicrafts, paintings created by group of kids from the Children’s Creative Center of Nizami District. The round table was attended by the Deputy Chairman of the Parliament Bahar Muradova, Chairperson of the State Committee for Family Woman and Children Affairs Hijran Huseynova , the representative of the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) Edward Carwardine, the representatives of Parliament.
The round-table was opened with a welcome speech by the Deputy Chairman of The Parliament Bahar Muradova , she congratulated all the children with such a momentous day. She also noted President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Mrs Mehriban Aliyeva’s action towards protection of children’s rights, care and attention to the children deprived of parental care is highly valued in the society, saying the projects the Foundation accomplishes related to children are directed to the future of Azerbaijan.
Thereafter Chairperson of the State Committee for Family Women and Children Affairs Hijran Huseynova highlighted the importance provision of state support for children deprived of parental care.She also noted : Nowadays one the priority directions of the public policy are to create necessary conditions for intellectual, physical and psychological development, to provide comprehensive formation of children’s personality. The Republic of Azerbaijan takes a huge care of children and creates all conditions for their all-round development. Declaration 2009 as the» Year of Children” by the President of Azerbaijan Republic stimulated increased quality level of works realized in this direction.
The representative of the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) Edward Carwardine noted importance of establishing dialogue with children in solving their problems. He commended the commitment by the Government in creating conditions for prosperity and development of children, noting the performance of the Government in child policy as successful.
The round-table featured presentations by the young candidates selected to the IV Forum of Azerbaijan children’s on the next topics ;
“Forming a healthy generation- the guarantor of our future” by Flora Qamidzada
“Equal opportunities for all children” by Nigar Quliyeva
“Put an end to physical punishment of children” by Chingiz Qarayev
“ Leisure time for us- is important” by Orxan Yusifov
“Internet safety for children” bu Fatima Aslanova.
Chairperson of the Committee of Parliament on Family, Women and Children Affairs Agiya Nakhchivanli, Chairperson of the Committee of Parliament on Science and Education Isa Gadjibayli, Сhairperson of the Committee of Parliament on Health Ahliman Amiraslanov in their presentation noted that one of the primary objectives of the state child policy is the protection of children’s rights,
At the conclusion of the round-table active young participants were awarded by diplomas.