s Special Session for Children
the month of May, Senior Young Achiever and child rights advocate, Khairul Azri
Sabri, with eleven other children, made a journey to New York, USA, to participate
in the United Nations Special Session for Children, held on May 8th '
This unprecedented meeting of the UN General Assembly was dedicated to children and adolescents of the world. This gathering presented a great opportunity to change the way the world views and treats children.
Azri and another girl, Rina Ayob, were specially selected by the Ministry of National
Unity and Social Development to present a message from the children of Malaysia
in this Special Session. They also had the opportunity to participate in numerous
forums and discussions on issues relating to the improvement of the quality of
life for children all over the world. -
- May 8, 2002 - -