OIC Secretary General Participates in International Conference in Kuwait on Suffering of Palestinian Child

Friday 1439/2/21 - 2017/11/10
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Jeddah, Safar 21, 1439, Nov 10, 2017, SPA -- At the invitation of the State of Kuwait and the League of Arab States (LAS), the Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), Dr. Youssef Al-Othaimeen, is taking part in an international conference on the suffering of the Palestinian child amid Israeli occupying power's regular breaching of the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC).
Convened on 12 November 2017 in Kuwait, the conference is held under the auspices of Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, Emir of the State of Kuwait, and the attendance of President Mahmoud Abbas of the State of Palestine and LAS Secretary General Dr. Ahmed Aboul Gheit.
Agenda items will feature Palestinian child's status in light of international law and the CRC, with a focus on the role of the international community and civil society in promoting and preserving Palestinian children's rights, and other related issues.
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17:26 LOCAL TIME 14:26 GMT