20 Nov, 2016
Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak gives the Queen of Sweden a First Class
Her Highness Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak, President of the General Women's Union, and the Supreme Council of Motherhood and Childhood, Queen Sylvia of the Kingdom of Sweden and Her Highness Sheikha Fatima of the First Class, in honor of her majesty and appreciation for her efforts for women and children in her country and the world.
This came during a luncheon hosted by Her Highness Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak at noon at the Palace of the Sea in honor of the Queen of Sweden and guests of her Highness who participated in Fatima Bint Mubarak Forum for Motherhood and Childhood held yesterday at the Emirates Palace.
HH Sheikh Dr. Sultan Al Qasimi, Ruler of Sharjah, attended the luncheon banquet. Sheikha Jawahar bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, President of the Supreme Council of the Family in Sharjah and HH Sheikh Tahnoon bin Zayed Al Nahyan, National Security Advisor. Sheikha Khawla bint Ahmed Khalifa Al Suwaidi, Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Her Highness Sheikha Al-Yazia, daughter of Saif bin Mohammed Al Nahyan, Sheikha Bint Sultan Al Qassimi, and a number of women leaderships and leaderships in the UAE.
The Queen of Sweden stressed that this forum is a historic event, the first international forum on motherhood and childhood. She expressed her deep admiration for Her Highness Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak and her great efforts in caring for motherhood and childhood. She thanked her for inviting her to participate in the efforts of women and children. This opportunity has to create new partnerships for childhood.
The UN Convention on the Rights of the Child provides a certificate of eligibility for survival, development, education and protection for every child, she said, adding that this agreement has fundamentally changed the way we look at children.
She stressed the need to encourage parents and new ways to prepare ideas that benefit children and encourage them to innovate. She expressed her pleasure at the participation of a group of Emirati children in this forum and the remarkable focus of change in their education and education.
The Queen of Sweden called for the adoption of the idea of "education first of the child" as a promising tool for positive change, noting the importance of applying the idea early in the life of the child before starting basic education and continuing access to quality education throughout his childhood.