By Musa Alcan
Majid Majidi, a famous Iranian director, said international organizations such as the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) are not doing their best to protect children and culture.
Speaking at the session, in the TRT 6th International Children’s Media Conference, he said these institutions were “overshadowed” by politics.
"Children and youth, without doubt, are
Majidi, who has directed the 1997 Academy-Award nominated film "Children of Heaven", added: “The more we give care to children, the more our world would become beautiful.”
"As a Muslim artist, I want to say that major powers of the world especially the United States are doing genocide in the Muslim geography. The West directly goes to war in some countries under the title of ‘
The two-day event organized by the TRT Department of Child and Training from Nov.1-2 aims to improve media for the benefit of children.
The theme for the event is "Representation, Integration and Diversity in Children's Media: Challenges and Opportunities".
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