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KEYNOTE ADDRESS

Dr. Jasem Al Mutawa

Sessions break and chance to visit the Innovation Hub

STOP THE WAR ON CHILDREN

Report presented by Inger Ashing, CEO, Save the Children “Stopping the War on Children” Almost one fifth of children worldwide are now living in areas affected by armed conflict. We are seeing more children facing unimaginable mental and physical trauma; more children going hungry; more children falling victim to preventable diseases; more children out of … Continued

OPENING CEREMONY

30mn Introduction by Luisa Baldini, Master of Ceremonies UNICEF film A WELCOME NOTE BYH.E. Sheikha Hind bint Hamad Al Thani,Vice-Chairperson and CEO of Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development WELCOME ADDRESSHenrietta Fore, Executive Director, UNICEF

Sessions break and chance to visit the Innovation Hub

CLOSING CEREMONY

30mn Art reveal by Safiya Al BahlaniA message from Eva Longoria and Morgan Freeman to children around the worldAn exclusive performance by ‘America’s Got Talent’ winner, Kodi LeeFilm: ‘Innovators of Tomorrow’, sponsored by Qatar Charity‘Disney Medley’ performed by Qatar Music AcademyBuildings and landmarks around Doha turn blue to mark the day

PANEL 3: Child Development in the Information Age

60mn Today, we live in an information society, where the flow of information in the virtual environment is unprecedented and unstoppable force that touching every sphere of modern life and shaping everyday life. Childhood is no exception as hundreds of millions of children around the world steeped in a steady stream of digital communication and … Continued

PANEL 1: Child & Adolescent Health during COVID-19: Protecting Vulnerable Children

60mn The panel will focus on the big picture- how COVID is/will be impacting children’s physical and mental in our societies globally and in MENA. It will look at the multiple programmatic implications for national governments and highlight a few areas where ideally all stakeholders could concentrate efforts for programmatic adjustment The virus has turned … Continued

PANEL 2: A Public Health Approach to Addressing Violence Against Children

75mn This session will look at the prevalence of violence against children, the necessity of social services providers and workforce, the integration and linkages between child protection and health systems with a view to strengthening existing gaps and highlighting areas of best practice. The session is particularly timely. As you know, identifying and tackling violence … Continued