OSCE Kosovo Mission to mark International Children's Day

PRISTINA - The OSCE Mission in Kosovo will support numerous activities aimed at raising awareness about children's rights tomorrow, which has been designated International Children's Day.

"A third of Kosovo's population are children under 15 - and they represent not only the largest population group in Kosovo but also its future. Everybody should be committed to promote the right to education and health and to protect children against violence, discrimination, sexual exploitation and trafficking," said Ambassador Werner Wnendt, Head of the OSCE Mission in Kosovo.

To mark the day, Ambassador Wnendt will deliver welcoming remarks to children compete in the Games without Borders Olympiad in Prishtine/Pristina. The competition will begin at 10:00 at the University Sports Hall.

He will also visit the villageof Priluzje/Prelluzhe(Vushtrri/Vucitrn municipality) where school materials will be donated to 400 pupils from the primary schools of Gojbulja/Gojbulje, Grace/Grace and Priluzje/Prelluzhe.

The OSCE Head of Mission will also participate in an event hosted by the Kosovo Young Ambassadors Club at 17:00 at the Grand Hotel in Prishtine/Pristina.