Venue: Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Organized by: Princess Noura Bint Abdulrahman University
Host Country: Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Participants: Policy makers, representatives of Ministries, Professionals and practitioners in the field, researchers, teachers and students, Parents, representatives of government and nongovernment organizations and funding agencies.
Working Languages: Arabic and English
Based on the essential role of universities in disseminating knowledge throughout society, Princess Noura Bint Abulrahman University (PNU) has given priority to childhood issues by holding conferences, symposia and organizing workshops to promote awareness of Children’s Rights and shedding lights on their needs and the role of the decision makers, researchers and practitioners in fulfilling these needs. In 2012 PNU held the “International Conference on Early Childhood Education: Secure Childhood.. Promising Future”. In 2015, the symposium on “Reassuring the Role of the Family in Protecting Children against Aggression and Terrorism” was convened. The Forum of this year is a continuation of the University commitment to the current childhood issues.
Furthermore, PNU is committed to participate in attaining Saudi Vision 2030. This Vision asserts the importance of the family and the development of children’s personalities to reach vivacious and strongly built society. Being conscious of the importance of the role of media in children’s development, and the University commitment to spread the awareness of Child’s Rights including the right of purposeful, friendly and suitable media. The topic of this year’s forum will be “Childhood and Modern Media”