Global Action Week 2009 in Macedonia

This year Macedonian organization First Children's Embassy in the World Megjashi again participated in the Global Action Week Campaign for Education that is internationally celebrated every year by the Global March against Child Labour. In Macedonia many children are deprived of their basic right: the right to education. Thus the main objective of the campaign was inclusion of every child in education and providing literacy for all children.

The events accompanying the campaign took place on 20th - 26th April 2009 in different cities in Macedonia. The main event, called "The Big Read" happened on Main Square of Skopje, and also on public places in other cities in Macedonia. On that day many scholars, teachers, parents, local public figures and others read stories from "The Big Read Storybook" and their own pieces about the importance and the power of education.
Some of the stories were narrated by world famous public figures, such as Nelson Mandela, Queen Rania, Alice Walker, Paulo Coelho, and also many public figures from Macedonia such as Simon Trpcevski, Vlatko Stefanovski, Nora Shakiri, Zan Mitrev, Margarita Caca Nikolovska, the Ambassador of the EU Mr. Erwen Fuere, the Ambassdor of the Kingdom of the Netherlands Ms. Simone Filippini, and many others.


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