Raising awareness of the Chernobyl tragedy at the International Childrens' League of Nations and Festival in Artek, Ukraine, July - August 2010

Fri Nov 05 2010

The British kids, who support the CRF, participated in the Interantional Children’s Festival and the International Children’s League of Nations (ICLN) in Artek International Children’s Centre in Crimea, Ukraine (click here for more information).

At the first session of the Assembly of ICLN, the children met the representatives of the UN, embassies and other children from 55 countries. The Assembly promoted the principles of tolerence, equality and pluralism amongst children of different nationalities and faiths through gaining life experience in a multicultural environment.

The British delegates contributed to raising the awareness of the Chernobyl tragedy and the current issues surrounding environmental protection.

The participants of the Assembly signed an Appeal and Resolution document addressed to the Heads of the states - ‘Let’s change the world for the better.’

The United Kingdom delegation presented the Appeal to PM David Cameron on 5th November 2010.

As well as contributing to the Assembly, all of the young participants actively raised funds for the CRF Children’s Health Project, presenting the final cheque to the Ambassador of the Embassy of Ukraine at the reception in London on 26th October 2010.