Peace for children edutainment programme to be held on UNCRC day in Yangon

Myanmar Child Rights Development Network discusses future plan to implement its peace for children edutainment programme in November. Photo: Khaing Thanda Lwin
Myanmar Child Rights Development Network discusses future plan to implement its peace for children edutainment programme in November. Photo: Khaing Thanda Lwin

Yangon, 3 Nov—The Myanmar Child Rights Development Network (MCRDN) will organize its peace for children edutainment programme on 20 November to mark the 25th Anniversary of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Child (UNCRC day) at the National Theatre on Myoma Kyaung Road in Yangon, source said.
Arkar Soe Naung, a project director of the MCRDN, said the main aim of the programme is to convey a message for peace and children to various stakeholders in the country, believing the programme may help stop all forms of conflicts across the country.
More than 200 children who are under care of the network will participate in the event, according to U Nan Win, a famous Myanmar’s traditional artiste, who is now conducting training for his fellow artistes who will participate in the event.
Arkar Soe Naung said that the network has discussed the matter with three broadcast media—MRTV, MRTV-4 and Sky Net— to broadcast live or delay programme.
The Myanmar Child Rights Development Network was established in 2012 with 12 member organizations to protect child rights and provide necessary assistance to the children from needy families. Now, the network manages connections among 36 local organizations and is taking care of after about 3,000 children.
He said that the network has future plan to start its pilot projects to be launched in child centres in 27 sub-urban townships to promote community-based child development programmes.—GNLM

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