RABAT, Feb. 18 (Xinhua) -- Morocco will host the fifth Islamic Conference of Ministers in Charge of Childhood on Feb. 21 to discuss measures to ensure a better and safer childhood, it was announced Sunday.
The conference, to be held in the capital Rabat, is part of a series of specialized Islamic conferences held by the Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO) in coordination with the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) and the competent parties in the hosting countries, the ISESCO said.
The upcoming conference will bring together various ministers from the OIC states, as well as representatives of regional and international governmental and non-governmental organizations concerned with childhood issues, it said.
The agenda of the two-day conference includes reviewing several documents related to childhood issues, including a main document on the forms of violence against children.
The conference will also present a report about the research on the state of children in OIC member states.
ISESCO has held four sessions of the Islamic Conference of Ministers in Charge of Childhood since 2005.