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6. Tripoli Declaration on Accelerating Early Childhood Development in the Islamic World (2011)
(Adopted at the Third Islamic Conference of Ministers in Charge of Childhood, 10- 11 February 2011)

We the heads of delegation of the Member States taking part in the Third Islamic Conference of Ministers in Charge of Childhood, held in Tripoli, the Great Socialist People’s Libyan Arab Jamahiriya, from 10 to 11 February (Annouar) 2011;

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Further reaffirming the Covenant on the Rights of the Child in Islam, the Declaration on the Rights and Care of the Child in Islam, as adopted by the Seventh Islamic Summit Conference, the principles of the Unites Nations, the international Convention on the Rights of the Child, the UN Millennium Development Goals, and the goals of “A World Fit for Children” document;

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Resolve to take the following strategic directions for an accelerated early childhood development in the Islamic World:

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In Terms of Pre-school Education:

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12. Stress the right of children, during the pre-school education stage, to educational and recreational activities conducive to unleashing their creative potential, instilling into them the values of virtue, right and beauty, as well as enabling them to interact with the others and acquire life skills;

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