Fourth Childhood Conference: "Colors don't have color"

About the Fourth Conference

About the conference Under the slogan "Colors without Color", the Takaful Association for Child Welfare held its fourth conference, which was held in Istanbul, Turkey on 22-21 April 2017 under the title: “Colors without color”. It included 450 personalities representing official bodies, regional and international organizations, and humanitarian and international civil societies, to discuss ways and means, coordination, and action to secure the support and assistance needed for creative children, especially in places that were or are still suffering from deprivation and difficult and harsh conditions.

The closing statement

The closing statement The Takaful Society for Child Welfare concluded the fourth childhood conference "Colors without color", sponsored by the Islamic Cooperation Organization and the Higher Council for Childhood in the Ministry of Social Affairs Lebanon, the Turkish Family Ministry and the IHH Foundation and the Kuwaiti Zakat House and a group of charitable institutions, the conference sent a distress call in the presence of 450 prominent personalities and activists In charitable and humanitarian work and specialists in the field of childhood from Lebanon and many Arab and Islamic countries. The closing statement was read by the Chair of the World Family Organization d. Daisy Cosstra says: We appeal to all of you to conduct comprehensive and serious reviews of all international and domestic treaties, decisions and laws concerned with the rights of children, foremost of which is the International Convention on the Rights of the Child and the three optional protocols attached to it regarding the sale of children, their exploitation and their involvement in armed conflicts, in addition to the Arab Child Rights Charter and the second Arab plan of action for children, in order to verify Ensure that they are applied in an optimal manner, and that the shortcomings are tracked and fixed, in a manner that effectively and permanently distances children away from the dangers of wars, violence, displacement, displacement, discrimination, ignorance and poverty. She added: We ask you to join in all sincere efforts to share our attempts to recover all the rights of our lost or threatened children, starting with the right to life and upbringing in stable family conditions and to live on their land in peace, through the responsibility of providing adequate health, psychological, social and educational care, and ending with the duty to create factors to achieve their aspirations and start Theirs towards the space of excellence and creativity. She concluded: Let us work together to draw a smile of hope, a bright future and a better tomorrow on the faces of our children, children of all the people of the Arab world. She concluded: Let us work together to draw a smile of hope, a bright future and a better tomorrow on the faces of our children, children of all the people of the Arab world. The conference concluded with a set of recommendations: - Intensifying all efforts to develop urgent and rapid solutions from workers in the childhood program to address the problems of poverty, unemployment, disease, housing ... especially in the areas of siege and displacement. Provide adequate care and attention to creative children, especially those who are under the weight of occupation and in light of displacement and suffering. Launch campaigns to educate our societies, including homes and schools, to nurture creators, develop their talents, whatever their circumstances, and direct them properly. Spread the idea of ​​community schools in all asylum environments. Financing projects that support the families of gifted and broken children as a result of economic and social conditions, especially orphans and children in need. - Adopting a comprehensive program to develop the performance of agencies working in the field of orphan care in the Arab countries and preparing field studies in examining the efficiency of what these agencies offer in addition to a database to coordinate with them. Joint endeavor to promote the right of the child to participate and express within international covenants. - Developing awareness programs for the early detection of gifted children. Emphasis on activating the role of the media to support attention to the creative child.

Fourth session

Fourth session: experiments The Takaful Childhood Society has dedicated the fourth session to the experiences of institutions and societies related to children. - The experience of the Kuwaiti Zakat House: Professor Abdullah Al-Haydar, Kuwait, spoke about the distinction of the Kuwaiti Zakat House in the Orphan Sponsorship Project, explaining the systems used to achieve this distinction. - The experience of the Royal Charity Foundation - Bahrain: Professor Badr Ali Hassen Kanbar - Kingdom of Bahrain clarified the history of the institution, its vision, tasks and projects. My care experience: Prof. Reha Bint Hassan - Malaysia: I took a look at the Foundation's most important projects and activities related to children. - Mapim experience: Mr. Sali Harbi Al-Qasry - Malaysia: he talked about their partnerships and their role with the children of Syria in particular. He concluded the session by explaining the most important projects that the foundation has built on.

The third session

The third session: gray colors The most important papers presented in this session - The experience of the Palestinian girl, Lian Mohammed, residing in Britain. The family and its role in the detection and early care of gifted children in pre-school: presented by Dr. Hashem Al-Husseini - Saudi Arabia. School and Society, and their role in developing creativity among children: Presented by Dr. Imad Saif Al-Din - Lebanon. Media, talent development and creativity in the child: Presented by Dr. Mona Al-Qattan - Kuwait. Media, talent development and creativity in the child: Presented by Dr. Fatima Dockrat - South Africa.

The second session

Session two: amazing colors The session covered individual experiences of creative children from several countries - The experience of the two girls, Meed and Maya Hamid, Palestine: the radio, television, acting and press stars. - The experience of the child Ahmed Hassan Farhat - << Lebanon, known as Abaqerno >>: The genius in the mental and immediate calculation. - The experience of the girl, Mayar Al-Rashdi - Yemen: for a girl who influenced everyone with the song "Give us childhood". - The experience of the child Al-Zoubir Al-Ghozi - Morocco: A star in the field of recitation and memorization of the Noble Qur’an, who won many awards, and the International Prize in the Noble Qur’an on Game TV. The session concluded with experiments of the bee skills center, which works to support the creativity of childhood, in which each of the professors, Vadri Zaaroura, spoke about the center's experience. And Mr. Yusef Saadeh explaining the work paths in the center.

First session

Session 1: Exceptional Colors The first session covered three working papers Sponsoring talents under occupation and in light of conflicts and strikes in Arab countries: Eng. Muhammad Hasna spoke - Palestine, who in turn presented accurate statistics for the Palestinian reality, noting the reservoirs of creativity despite the occupation, blockade and unrest - Sponsoring creativity in light of conflicts: "Syria as a model": Professor Osama Al-Saeedan spoke - so Syria She urges the suffering of children in Syria in light of the internal wars and tensions in the region, pointing to large numbers of children in need of assistance and in places of siege or hard-to-reach places. The Impact of Community Schools on Reducing the Negatives of Child Labor in Refugee Areas: A paper presented by Dr. Mona Al-Lahham - Turkey, in which she emphasized The importance of discussing this issue because of its problems in society deserves a lot of research and studies of its size and ramifications, so that work can later be found on real procedural solutions that can be implemented on the ground. -Childhood and creativity in the light of social and economic problems: Professor Asma Al-Kuwari - Qatar urged the content of this paper, stressing that the problems do not stop at wars and displacement, but they are diverse and multiple even with children who live in their families with a mother and father who lack passion and affection, and with a family that left the duty of education For iPad, mobile and server .... In addition to the problems of divorce, orphanage, family disintegration or poverty. - From orphans to need, creativity "childhood and orphanage": Professor Asmaa Al-Dossary, Qatar, spoke about the standards of developing institutional performance and its role in improving orphan care. She concluded recommendations that were the most important of which was adopting a comprehensive program to develop the performance of agencies working in the field of orphan care. Preparing scientific and field studies on the reality of administrative institutionalism in organizations sponsoring orphans, establishing a database within each country for orphans in that country, with the aim of coordinating and following up on guarantees and care and avoiding repetition.

Opening session

Opening session Under the patronage of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation, the Ministry of Social Affairs in Lebanon, the Turkish Ministry of Family and the Kuwaiti Zakat House, the Takaful Society for Childhood opened the Fourth Childhood Conference: “Colors without Color” in Istanbul, Turkey, on April 21, 2017, in the presence of the official sponsor representative, the Organization of Islamic Cooperation Dr. Rami Anshasi, Deputy Director General of the Kuwaiti Zakat House, Kothar Al-Muslim, Representative of the Minister of Social Affairs, Secretary-General of the Supreme Council for Childhood in Lebanon, Mrs. Rita Karam, President of the World Family Organization, Dr. Daisy Kostra, and 450 prominent personalities and activists in charitable and humanitarian work specialized in the field of childhood. Lebanon and many Arab and Islamic countries. Then the speech of His Excellency the Lebanese Minister of Social Affairs, Pierre Bou Assi, delivered by Rita Karam, Secretary-General of the Higher Council for Childhood, which started her speech by thanking the Takaful Association, which embraced under one roof a distinct and diverse mix of the official and civil society from all Arab, international and regional countries for the service of children . Then she said, "The first step is to discover the talents that exist in any child and to enhance his confidence in himself. When the gift does not find people working to discover and cultivate it, it will disappear and may utter its last breath without returning to life," she added: "The Majlis company with the Takaful Association since 2008 has accomplished several Projects such as the topic of children's safety on the Internet and protecting children from all forms of violence. Then the Kuwaiti Zakat House’s speech presented by Deputy Director General Kawthar Al-Muslim said: “I believe that what the supporters provide is not able - at a large segment of the authorities - to keep up with the actual need of what we see before us in our Arab countries, we need support and to rationalize this support With the increasing suffering, especially in the countries of the Middle East. " As for the speech of the head of the World Family Organization, Daisy Kostra, she said: “Things have not changed much with the passage of years since we worked with children as a result of what we see, and how much I have been thinking about how colors are colorless, as is the title of your conference.” Qum said: “The Life begins with a safe family so that the child gets the correct attention physically, mentally and psychologically, and whenever you look at what you offer, I saw that we must make the greatest effort for childhood, as a child without a family is without color and childhood without rights is colorless. And the childhood had a speech delivered by the creative child Noureddine Rawas, in which he wished, saying: "Today you stood with us with your voices, as you stood with us from your hearts, and you will carry us your forearms giving life to life again. As for Mr. Osman Atalay, a member of the IHH Board of Trustees, he talked about relief services provided in a wide range of countries, thanking the Takaful Association for joint efforts and lasting cooperation for children. The conclusion was with the word “solidarity” delivered by the Chairman of the Board of Trustees and Advisor to the Governor of Beirut, Hajj Issam Barghouth, in which he said: “Our dreams and goals are realized one by one, sponsorship of orphans and aid provided in thousands and held workshops, conferences and educational, scientific and educational meetings, and we had a great interest in fostering children's creativity and protection And achieving their security and stability, and we resolved that this conference, with its sessions, seminars, recommendations and all its outputs, should be a real and distinguished service for children and creativity. " At the end of his speech, he thanked the other partners and sponsors and presented them with honorary shields, a symbolic appreciation of their efforts. The paragraphs included artistic links, shows and films inspired by the conference.