Baku, Azerbaijan, Nov. 12
By Ilhame Isabalayeva - Trend: The Baku Declaration was adopted at the end of the 4th Islamic Conference of Ministers in charge of Childhood under the theme 'Children and the Challenges of Urbanisation in the Islamic World' held in Baku on Nov. 12.
ISESCO Director General, Abdulaziz Othman Altwaijri said the declaration reflects the issues of access to education, health services for children and protection of their social rights.
The Declaration included a paragraph about the lives of children affected by the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict.
This paragraph reflects the occupation of Azerbaijani territories by Armenia and information on the children who became the conflict's victims, Altwaijri said.
The declaration also reflects issues on addressing the problems of homeless children in Islamic countries.
At the end of the conference the Chair of the State Committee for Family, Women and Children Affairs of Azerbaijan, Hijran Huseynova and ISESCO Director General, Abdulaziz Othman Altwaijri expressed gratitude to the President of Azerbaijan, Ilham Aliyev and First Lady of Azerbaijan, President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation and Goodwill Ambassador of UNESCO and ISESCO, Mehriban Aliyeva for their support.
The conference participants also addressed the Azerbaijani President, Ilham Aliyev.