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OIC Sec-Gen To Participate In Conference On Sufferings Of Palestinian Children

Dr Youssef A. OthaimeenDr Youssef A. Othaimeen

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 10 -- The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Secretary-General Dr Youssef A. Othaimeen will participate in an international conference on the sufferings of the Palestinian children, to be held in Kuwait on Sunday.

The conference is being organised amid Israeli occupying power’s regular breaching of the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC).

The OIC in a statement said the two-day conference to be held under the auspices of the Emir of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah would discuss Palestinian children's status in light of the international law and the CRC.

The conference would also focus on the role of the international community and civil society in promoting and preserving Palestinian children’s rights and other related issues.

Also scheduled to attend are Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and League of Arab States Secretary-General Dr Ahmed Aboul Gheit.

-- BERNAMA