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Dec 03, 2012, 01.01 PM IST | Source: PTI

Students pledge to fight against terrorism, child abuse

Students pledge to fight against terrorism, child abuse

Noida, Dec 1 (PTI) At three-day International High School Model UN 'Amity International Model United Nations (AIMUN)' Conference which concluded at Amity University today, the participating students unanimously extend support to combat terrorism and child abuse. The conference was organised by Amity Educational Resource Centre together with Amity International Schools in support with UNESCO and UN Information Centre for India and Bhutan . Over 450 high school students from over 48 schools of India and 15 international schools located in Denmark, Germany, Hungary, South Korea, Mauritius, Maldives and India participated in AIMUN. Kenyan minister of Education Kilemi Mwiria was the chief guest at the conference. Speaking on the occasion, Mwiria said ,"The biggest problem of world is inequality, be it inequality between countries, inequality within country, within social group, inequality in terms of gender, religion, social group, ethnicity. "Young people are innocent and not exposed to power. They can bring peace and harmony through education," Mwiria said. The students discussed various ways to combat financial terrorism and opined that each and every country has to be involved and cooperate with each other to combat the menace of terrorism. All delegates of UNESCO council who were discussing on 'Protection of children from violence, exploitation and abuse' were of the view that protecting children from violence, exploitation and abuse is an integral component of protecting their rights to survival, growth and development. PTI Corr DBR

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