Almotamar.net - The Children's Parliament concludes their final session tomorrow for the 2011-13 period in the Parliament’s small conference rooml. The sessions will be attended by government representatives and a number of international organizations. Members of the Media Network will also attend.
This final session takes up a number of important issues, focusing on the recommendations of the Geneva meeting, the outputs of the National Dialogue Conference, and the involvement of children in armed conflict.
Over the last two days, the Children Parliament members were trained by Save the Children experts in advocacy and how to draft and design their messages aimed at key decision makers. This final session is funded by Save the Children International in partnership with the School for Democracy.
Jerry Farrell, the Country Director of Save the Children International in Yemen stated that all Children in Yemen have the Right to Participation and be empowered “I believe strongly in the Children’s Parliament as a forum for Children and young people to make their voices heard and influence felt at all levels. As future leaders, they will play a key role in improving the situation for children in their respective communities,” Farrell ensured.
A Saudi aggression fighter jet targeted a citizen's car driving in Fara area of Kutaf district in Saada province overnight, killing the driver and injuring his friend, a security official said on Monday.
Scores of Saudi enemy soldiers were killed and injured on Sunday when the army and popular forces repelled a Saudi military attempt to sneak into Shurfah site in the border province of Najran, a military official said.
The operation was accomplished successfully against the Saudi
Saudi aggression warplanes have launched more than 49 airstrikes over the past hours on several residential areas across Yemen, a security official said on Sunday.
The airstrikes targeted the areas of Malahiz and Husama in Dhahir district, and areas Thuban, Masahif and Sdad in Bakim district of northern Saada province.