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Posted On: 1 June 2020 09:43 am

QRCS praises UN general assembly announcing September 9 as International Day to protect education from attacks

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Qatar Red Crescent society (QRCS) has praised the decision of the UN General Assembly to adopt establishing September 9th as international day, to protect education from attacks, proposed by HH Sheikha Moza Bint Nasser, Chairperson of Education above All and UN Sustainable Development Goals Advocate.

QRCS appreciates this historic achievement, which is a fruit of great efforts of the State of Qatar and particularly HH Sheikha Moza Bint Nasser, which will grant the protection of the educations right in armed conflict areas, to ensure the follow-up and provide the officials with the technical support in order to hunt down those who attack schools.

This may have a positive impact on society and lead to its development and prosperity.

The QRCS confirms that this achievement is in keeping with its high principles, which will enhance the protection of the right to education, provide an environment to help, especially schools in remote and poor areas and also educational institutions in conflict and disaster areas. That can also enable children to exercise their legitimate right to receive sciences without fear, and make them active and good members in their communities.

QRCS says that this measure will enhance the principles, values and trust in the same generations through education and enlightening their minds, thereby contributing to the cultures, allowing them to secure their future and the future of cultures societies as well.

The efforts of QRCS are aimed at supporting and providing education in all over the world, particularly in armed conflict areas. The QRCS affirms that this declaration is an endorsement of the right of children and young people to receive what enlightens their minds and empower them to build their communities, which serve the interests of the international community .

This is what QRCS seeks through its relief programs and the world. As a humanitarian charity, QRCS supports many projects that provide access to education and create a good environment for people in unsafe areas to have access to their legitimate right to education.

QRCS highlighted many projects that it is implementing in many countries to provide education and a good environment for individuals in insecure areas to obtain their legitimate right to education and study.

QRCS efforts will extend to cover more geographical areas in this country in order to reach other remote provinces and areas as needed.

QRCS also focuses its efforts on school dropouts, whether for security reason or other reasons related to extreme poverty, by providing them with an appropriate and stimulating environment, and helping education staff to reintegrate them to complete their education.

QRCS and "Education above All" combine common altogether based on high objectives to achieve equal educational opportunities for all people, particularly in remote and afflicted areas all over the world.

QRCS seeks to strengthen its relationship with "Education above All" foundation and enhance their partnership opportunities in supporting education, and the right of marginalized and poor people to study.

Source: Qatar News Agenccy
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