Sunday, May 24, 2015

Nasser Al Nuaimi: MoI is Keen to Support International Efforts in Protecting Children from Abuse

Al Nuaimi Chairs Meeting for Higher Committee for Child Protection at the MoI

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Monday, May 18th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Higher Committee for Child Protection recently convened in order to discuss a number of issues relevant to the methods of child protection. The meeting, which was held at the headquarters of the Abu Dhabi Police General Headquarters (GHQ), was chaired by Major General Dr. Nasser Lakhrebani Al Nuaimi, Secretary General of the Office of HH Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior and Chairman of the Higher Committee for Child Protection at the Ministry of Interior.

Discussions included the work and achievements of the Higher Committee’s subcommittees, along with the best ways to improve the provided services and realize the desired objectives.

The Secretary General emphasized the keenness of the Higher Committee for Child Protection at the Ministry of Interior to support local and international efforts and to ensure the protection of children from any attempt of abuse. This is in line with the directions of Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior; and in support of his ongoing commitment to establish the UAE as a radiating center of civilization, one that is a role model in the region for reinforcing child protection and safety.

The meeting that was held in the presence of members of the Higher Committee addressed a number of completed reports and action plans that are compatible with the current practices, and comply with the best international standards in the area of child protection. The participants also highlighted the mechanisms for strengthening coordination of joint action and overcoming obstacles in this area. They also called for pursuing, developing and improving the services provided for the protection of children from all types of risks.

It is worth mentioning that the Higher Committee for Child Protection was established in 2010 to provide opinion and advice on all issues relating to the rights and protection of children. The committee also proposes policies for child protection by the relevant authorities, and coordinates with entities working in the fields of child protection.

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