Antigua and Barbuda: Prime Minister of the twin-island nation Antigua and Barbuda Gaston Browne wished the children across the globe on the occasion of International Children’s Day 2022. Prime Minister Browne also shared glimpse of him with little children of country.
Along with photographs Prime Minister Browne also shared a message on the social media account. He wrote, “Happy International Children’s Day! As we join the international community in celebrating International Children’s Day under the theme, “Inclusion for every child”, we are reminded of the pleasant visit paid to the Office of the Prime Minister by kindergarten students of the Green Bay Primary School in October.”
Over twenty (20) students received the opportunity to visit the Prime Minister’s Office, where both Minister Melford Nicholas and Minister E.P Chet Greene joined PM Gaston Browne for the interactive meet and greet. The excited students received snacks and toys during their visit as they spoke about their class activities.
The theme for International Children’s Day this year means that every child belonging to any community, or nationality is entitled to equal rights. It also emphasizes the eradication of discrimination among children. Not only general rights, but a global society welcomes and offers space to children.
In many countries, International Children’s Day is celebrated on November 20. It is a day to celebrate childhood and to promote international togetherness and awareness among children worldwide.
International Children’s Day was first established in 1925 by the World Conference for the Well-being of Children in Geneva. The day was created to bring attention to the needs of children around the world and to promote their rights.
In 1954, the United Nations General Assembly recommended that the day be observed by all countries. International Children’s Day is now recognized as a day of global celebration.
There are many ways to celebrate International Children’s Day. Some schools hold special events and activities to mark the occasion. In some countries, children’s organizations hold marches and rallies to raise awareness of children’s rights.
International Children’s Day is also a day for adults to reflect on the role they play in children’s lives. Adults can show their support for children by volunteering in their community, donating to children’s charities, or simply spending time with kids.