Praia, Nov 21 (Inforpress) – The Government expressed, during the official opening of the children’s parliament, its determination to “seek consensual solutions that unite all political forces to sustainably improve the problem of insecurity”, especially in Praia.
The Assistant Secretary of State for the Minister of State gave these guarantees Wednesday at the celebrations of the 30th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child, which will be celebrated worldwide on November 20, and congratulated the holding of the children’s parliament on this date.
Carlos Monteiro said that the challenges affecting children are “recognized and identified” across society, considering that, with the engagement of the Government and civil society, the struggles of the future will be overcome, as long as all the effort to channel looking for solutions. Monteiro emphasized that the issue of insecurity is of concern to everyone and was debated “very seriously” at the last parliamentary session, and underlined the importance of commemorating this date in order to celebrate and encourage the daily struggle of various institutions that work to guarantee the rights of children and adolescents.
He praised the “positive attitude” of the small MPs in identifying the problems affecting this layer at national level, stressing that such a stance “should serve as an example” for all parliamentarians so that constituencies feel better represented by everyone.
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