The Minister of National Solidarity, Family and Women’s Issues, Kaoutar Krikou, affirmed yesterday, Thursday, that children in Algeria benefit from special care in terms of supporting and taking care of their talents and creativity and making sure to highlight and promote them, especially in the field of innovation.
During the celebration of the International Children’s Day, which took place under the chairmanship of the Prime Minister, Minister of Finance Aïmene Benabderrahmane, Krikou indicated that the segment of children “benefit from special attention and care”, recalling the legislation and national programs undertaken in this field.
The minister of solidarity recalled the efforts made by the public authorities and the means they use to promote and protect children in various fields, especially the support granted to creative children, in order to ensure a “better future” for this group of society.
For his part, the Minister Delegate in charge of the knowledge economy and startups, Yacine Al-Mahdi Walid, emphasized the right of the creative child to find an appropriate space to highlight his intellectual abilities, especially in the technology fields, referring to some children who showed talents in many fields of innovation and were able to register them.
Meanwhile, the President of the National Council for Human Rights, Bouzid Lazhari, underlined the national programs undertaken in various fields and the “strong” legal arsenal related to the protection and promotion of children, recalling the July 2015 Law on Child Protection, which includes several provisions on child protection and stresses the need to care for gifted children to develop their intellectual capabilities.
In his intervention, the representative of the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) office in Algeria, Islamo Bukhari, praised Algeria’s efforts in the care it grants to the segment of children and ensuring that their talents are highlighted and taken care of, stressing the readiness of UNICEF to support these efforts.
It’s worth recalling that during this encounter, children from specialized institutions affiliated with the National Solidarity Sector who won the national contest to discover talents in the fields of technological creativity, drawing and handicrafts, as well as literary, theater and cinema creativity, were honored.