The Knowledge Foundation had a good day with children in different places

On June 1, International Children’s Defense Day was celebrated in various places organized by the Knowledge Foundation under the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan.

Employees of the Knowledge Foundation met with children who had a rehabilitation course at the Children’s Healthy Future Public Union “Hope Light”. Children were presented gifts and books on the occasion of the holiday.

The event was also held at the Heydar Aliyev Park in Astara. Participants viewed a handicraft exhibition of the members of the Artists Association of the local Knowledge House. The head of the association, Jamala Mammadova, told about the drawings.

The next event was held at the secondary school No.3 of Saray Settlemet, which was initiated by the Knowledge Foundation’s representative in Absheron region, Teyyuba Huseinova. At the event attended by VII- VIII grade students, the Ombudsman’s Office staff, senior experts Ilaha Afganli and Murad Babayev, spoke about the provisions contained in the legislation on child rights and the government’s work in this area.

In the interactive event, the schoolchildren were distributed the brochures.

International Children Defense Day is the holiday which was decided to be celebrated on June 1, 1950, by the UN General Assembly. It is held all over the world since 1956.

By the Decree of the Azerbaijan Republic President dated 22 December 2008, 2009 was declared the Year of Children in our country. The goal was to strengthen the state care for children, to raise the awareness of civil society organizations on child problems and to identify demographic perspectives of the country’s children.

Press service of the Knowledge Foundation under the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan

Tarix: 01.06.2018

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