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October 18, 2021 -Monday

 
 
  LAUNCH OF UNICEF'S STATE OF THE WORLD'S CHILDREN 2021 REPORT

Wednesday 13/10/2021

UNICEF invites you to the launch of “The State of the World’s Children 2021” – On My Mind: Promoting, protecting and caring for children’s mental health.

The report and the event aim to:
Change the conversation and public perception on mental health and mental ill-health, as well as the related issues of abuse and neglect.

Address the response in the school and community to ensure that all children and adolescents learn and interact in safe and secure environments, both online and off, with supportive relationships and access to mental health services for all who need them.

EVENT DETAILS:

Day/Date: Thursday 14 October 2021
Time: 2:30pm to 4:00pm
Platform: Streaming live on UNICEF and BERNAMA TV Facebook page


PROGRAMME:

2.30 pm Opening Remarks and Keynote address

- Opening Remarks by Dr Rashed Mustafa Sarwar, UNICEF Representative to Malaysia and Special Representative to Brunei Darussalam
- Keynote address by YB Khairy Jamaluddin, Minister of Health Malaysia

2.50 pm Break

2.55 pm Presentation by Ministry of Education


- Supporting the Mental Health of Children in Schools

- Puan Farida binti Yang Razali, Director of Residential Schools Division

3.05 pm Inter-generational panel discussion

- Dr Rashed Mustafa Sarwar, UNICEF Representative to Malaysia and Special Representative to Brunei Darussalam
- YBhg Dato Dr Abdul Halim Mohd Hussin, President of PERKAMA International
- Vaismita Saravana, Youth advocate on mental health
- Moderated by Jessy Chahal

4.00 pm Media Q&A

Please be informed that media Q&A session will be held immediately after the dialogue session. Kindly confirm your attendance by 13 October 2021 (Wednesday) before 5.00pm via https://forms.gle/JD345prxbt4X5PTw7.

LINK TO REPORT:https://www.unicef.org/reports/state-worlds-children-2021

ABOUT UNICEF
UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the world’s most disadvantaged children. Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, to build a better world for everyone. For more information about UNICEF and its work for children, visit www.unicef.org

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Source: United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)

FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT:
Name: Rachel Choong
UNICEF Malaysia
Tel: +6012 293 2690
Email: rchoong@unicef.org

-BERNAMA

 
 
 

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