Permanent Committee on Education and Youth scheduled to meet Friday about Children’s Rights

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PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – The Permanent Committee of Education, Culture, Youth and Sports Affairs (CECYSA) of Parliament, will meet in public session onMarch 27.

The Permanent Committee meeting is set for Friday at 1.00pm in the General Assembly Chamber of the House at Wilhelmina Straat #1 in Philipsburg.

The agenda point is a presentation by the Department of Youth Affairs and a consultant from the United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) about the current children’s rights activities on the island, and a summary of the recent “Children Rights Round Table Conference,” that was held in January 2015.

Members of the public are invited to the House of Parliament to attend parliamentary deliberations.

The House of Parliament is located across from the Court House in Philipsburg.

The parliamentary session will be carried live on St. Maarten Cable TV Channel 120, via Pearl Radio FM 98.1, the audio via the Internet www.pearlfmradio.com and viawww.sxmparliament.org.