ICESCO Organizes Workshop on Emergency Childcare in Burkina Faso
December 8, 2022 0

The Education Sector of the Islamic World Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ICESCO) is holding a workshop in the city of Koudougou, Republic of Burkina Faso, to strengthen the capacities of workers in the field of childcare in emergencies, in cooperation with the National Commission for UNESCO and ICESCO, under the auspices of the Ministry of Higher Education, Research and Innovation in Burkina Faso, for the benefit of officials and employees of the ministries decentralized departments.

The three-day Workshop, which started on December 7, 2022, aims to strengthen the capabilities of participants in the field of emergency childcare, especially in the less secure areas of Burkina Faso, by enabling them to understand basic theoretical concepts and practical mechanisms related to education in emergencies, supporting their knowledge in the field of gender, and developing strategies for appropriate care in favor of displaced children within reception centers.

The Workshop’s opening was attended by Dr. Fatie Ouattara, Secretary-General of the National Commission for UNESCO and ISESCO in Burkina Faso, Dr. Slimane Coulibaly, Director of the Cabinet of the Minister of National Education, Mr. Daouda Sanon, Representative of the Technical Secretariat for Education in Emergencies at the Ministry of National Education, and Ms. Bambara Ouedraogo Juliet, Representative of the Ministry of Justice and Human Rights. The Burkinabe participating officials stressed the importance of the topic of the Workshop and expressed their gratitude to ICESCO for its efforts in the field of childcare.

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