World Children’s Conference, hosted by Özay Günsel Children’s University, to be held in TRNC on 21-23 May
Date Added: 06 April 2021, 11:06

Özay Günsel Children's University, TRNC's first and only children's university, is getting prepared to be the voice of the world's children with the "World Children's Conference" it will host. The World Children's Conference, which will be held for the second time this year, will be held in the TRNC on 21-23 May under the leadership of Özay Günsel Children's University. At the conference, dozens of researchers and academics from many countries from Azerbaijan to Slovenia, from Bulgaria to Brazil will come together and share their studies on children.

Özay Günsel Children's University Board of Trustees Chair Anna Günsel is the Honorary President of the Organizing Committee of the World Children's Conference, which will be attended by the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) with a speech titled "The Importance of Solidarity for the Major Problems and Solutions of the Children of the World". While Özay Günsel Children's University Rector Prof. Dr. Filiz Meriçli takes charge as the President of the Organizing Committee and Prof. Dr. Zehra Altınay Gazi as the President of the Science Committee, representatives of universities and institutions such as Near East University, Tennessee University, Panjab University, Azerbaijan State Pedagogical University, Beijing Normal University, Gujarat University, Moscow Health Institute, Ankara University, National Kazakh Girls Pedagogical University and Arab League Education are also taking part in the cultural and scientific boards of the event.

The second of the World Children's Conference, of which the first was held in Ankara last year, will be held in the TRNC online due to the pandemic conditions this year. An important vision study will be carried out by discussing many topics from children's rights to education, from migration to child labor, from family to sports, from nutrition to health problems at the congress.

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Anna Günsel: "We will host a very important vision study that takes children to its center."
Özay Günsel Children's University Chairman of the Board of Trustees and Honorary Chairman of the World Children's Conference Organizing Committee Anna Günsel said that, let alone hosting a multinational conference in the TRNC, they are delighted that the results it will bring out will be a great contribution to the goal to build a more livable world for the children of the world.

Anna Günsel said, "When we founded Özay Günsel Children's University two years ago, we aimed exactly this vision". Saying, "If there were no pandemic conditions, we would bring the children of the world together in the TRNC with the World Children's Conference," Anna Günsel emphasized; "We will host an important vision study by creating a scientific discussion environment that takes children to its center.

Prof. Dr. Filiz Meriçli: "We invite all our academicians studying in every field related to children to the World Children's Conference."
Özay Günsel Children's University Rector Prof. Dr. Filiz Meriçli stated that at the World Children's Conference they will host, dozens of scientists from over 50 countries will come together and share their latest research on children. Stating that "every good thing done for children gives birth to new beauties", Prof. Dr. Filiz Meriçli said, "As Özay Günsel Children's University, we are happy and excited to host last year's world children's conference this year, too, which we attended with notifications about our holistic education programs in the fields of science-technology-engineering-art and mathematics (STEAM)." Rector Meriçli has invited all academicians to the World Children's Conference to present their studies and research.

Expressing that in the opening part of the conference, the TRNC child pianist Can Sakkaoğlu will also contribute to the promotion of the TRNC with a performance, Prof. Dr. Filiz Meriçli said that they wish to have a very successful, productive and enjoyable conference together.