24 April 2007

UAE extends child protection accord

“We are allocating a Dh30m budget to rehabilitate the children through the Unicef. We will ensure them a safe return home, in addition to a safe return of children to schools with quality education,” added Al Sha’afar.
Dr Omar Abdi, Unicef Regional Director for the Middle East and North Africa, said the presence of senior officials of government, NGOs, and Unicef from Bangladesh, Mauritania, Pakistan, Sudan and UAE in yesterday’s meeting exemplifies the strong commitment by those partners to the commendable cause of combating child trafficking.