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Pakistan Observer pakobserver.net 21 Nov, 2022 04:15 am

President urges world bodies to focus on flood-hit children’s needs

President urges world bodies to focus on flood-hit children’s needs

He said the day was observed every year to promote and protect the rights of children around the world.He said on this day, Pakistan like the rest of the world, pledged to advocate, promote and celebrate children’s rights, translating into dialogues and actions that would build a better world for children.He said Pakistan commemorated Children’s Day to reiterate its renewed commitment to safeguard the rights of children as a signatory to the UN Convention on the Rights of Children (ICRC).As the international community observed World Children’s Day on Sunday, President Dr Arif Alvi called upon the government, privileged persons, NGO’s and international organizations to especially focus on the needs of a large number of children worst affected by the super floods in Pakistan.

The president said this year, the theme for World Children’s Day 2022 was very apt which states ‘Inclusion for every child’.It was first established in 1954 as Universal Children’s Day and on this date in 1959, the UN General Assembly adopted the Declaration of the Rights of the Child.

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