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CP session begins Tuesday
Staff Correspondent
Published :Sunday, 29 May, 2016,  Time : 12:00 AM  View Count : 169
The thirteenth session of Child Parliament (CP) will begin on Tuesday in the capital.
National Children Task Force (NCTF), a child-led platform, is organising the session like previous 12 sessions as advocacy wing of child rights organisation.
The NCTF, mother organisation of the CP, has been working on child-led advocacy on United Nations Convention on Rights of the Child (UNCRC) in association with Plan International Bangladesh, Save the Children and Bangladesh Shishu Academy across the country.
The introductory session of CP has started on Saturday at a training centre in Ashulia, Dhaka, where child parliament members from 64 districts and 16 marginalised areas (tea garden, sea beach, hill tracks, haor, disaster-prone region etc) took part.
National Parliament Deputy Speaker Fazle Rabbi Miah is scheduled to present as chief guest at the opening session of CP here on Tuesday.
Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid will also attend the closing session.
CP members will focus on two specific issues - Child Murder and Sanitation Situation of Secondary School at the session this year.










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