Kuwait participates in Arab Scout Conference

Cairo: The Kuwaiti government, led by His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Hamad Al-Sabah, offers all possible support to the scouting movement, said President of Kuwaiti Scout Association Dr. Ali Al-Treiji."The government is keen on supporting the Kuwaiti scouts at all international forums," he affirmed, according to Kuwait News Agency (KUNA).Dr. Al-Treiji made these remarks on the sidelines of the 29th Arab Scout Conference, which opened in Sharm El-Sheikh…

Sudan’s First Post-Bashir Cabinet Sworn In

Sudan's first Cabinet since the ouster of president Omar al-Bashir was sworn in Sunday as the African country transitions to a civilian rule following nationwide protests that overthrew the autocrat.The 18-member Cabinet led by Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok, which includes four women, took oath at the presidential palace in Khartoum, an AFP correspondent reported.It is expected to steer the daily affairs of the country during a transition period of 39…

UNICEF backpacks used as a haunting symbol to call for greater protection of children living in conflict

As children in many parts of the world return to school, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) launched a haunting installation on Sunday that displays 3,758 school backpacks as headstones to illustrate the grave scale of child deaths in conflict in 2018 and call for greater protection of children living in conflict. The UNICEF installation was unveiled in the garden at UN Headquarters in New York as a message to…

3,758 school backpacks laid at the United Nations show the grave scale of child deaths in conflict in 2018

NEW YORK, A UNICEF installation to show the devastating scale of child deaths in conflict zones in 2018 was unveiled today at the United Nations in New York. The haunting display features 3,758 backpacks in rows reminiscent of a graveyard, each one representing a senseless loss of a young life to conflict.The installation, which will run through 10 September, is a message to world leaders as children in many parts…

3,758 school backpacks laid at the United Nations show the grave scale of child deaths in conflict in 2018

NEW YORK, A UNICEF installation to show the devastating scale of child deaths in conflict zones in 2018 was unveiled today at the United Nations in New York. The haunting display features 3,758 backpacks in rows reminiscent of a graveyard, each one representing a senseless loss of a young life to conflict.The installation, which will run through 10 September, is a message to world leaders as children in many parts…