ALGIERS- Director General of National Police, Major General Abdelghani Hamel, on Monday in Algiers, said the Police were doing great in strengthening mechanisms for children protection from all social dangers and scourges.
In an address read by Police Director for Education and Schools Lazreg Ghali, during a seminar on child protection at the National Institute of Criminal Police (INPC) at S’haoula, Algiers, Major General Hamel said that one of the priorities of the police is the protection of children from all dangers through the setting up of mechanisms, in accordance with the laws in force and in coordination with the different players.
The police chief also said that it is important to organize such meetings, which contributed to the efforts of all players on the ground, notably the public authorities, ministerial sectors and civil society actors to strengthen the effective legal system for child protection.
ALGIERS- The adoption of the bill on the protection of children and the bill on the strengthening of efforts to end violence against women are further proof of the commitment of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika to promoting human rights in Algeria, said Wednesday in Algiers the Chairman of the National Consultative Commission for Human Rights Promotion and Protection (CNCPPDH), Farouk Ksentini.
The adoption by the Council of Ministers of the two bills during the meeting chaired Tuesday by President of the Republic Abdelaziz Bouteflika is a "further proof of President Bouteflika's commitment to strengthening the promotion of human rights in Algeria for all sections of the society," Ksentini told APS.
He underlined that the "protection of women and children against any form of violence constitutes the protection of all the Algerian society," adding that these two bills are among the main demands of the political parties, MPs, civil society organisations and lawyers."
ALGIERS-The Council of Ministers, which met on Tuesday under the chairmanship of President of the Republic Abdelaziz Bouteflika, adopted a draft law on the protection of children, a statement from the presidency of the Republic said.
The bill aims at "strengthening the protection of children who benefit from the best interest in any legal or social decision," the same source added.
Also, the bill explained the concept of the child in danger and set his right to judicial protection.
In this regard, the bill provides for the creation of a national body for the promotion and protection of children, as well as the establishment of a national children's day which will be the date of the enactment of the legislation on this issue.
Speaking at the Council of Ministers, President Bouteflika noted that "the initiation and strengthening of the laws protecting women and children reflect our country’s commitment to respect for human dignity, which is center of our spiritual values and amongst the priorities of the contemporary international law."
The Head of State also seized the opportunity to invite the leaders of National education, imams and media to reinforce the education of citizens in terms of family unit preservation, the respect for women and the protection of the child.