Argentina fosters children’s legislative awareness
Argentina kicked off the 25th National Children’s Parliament Monday in Buenos Aires in its upheld efforts to help citizens foster and establish legislative awareness during childhood.
Representatives of sixth-grade students from across the country gathered in the Chamber of Deputies for group debate on topics like environment protection and media regulation.
During the imitation, all the proposals were debated and put to a vote, just as in a real legislative session.
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The National Children’s Parliament aims to make children realize the importance of political participation for a more just and equal society.
The nationwide project was inaugurated in 1991 and has won recognition from the United Nations.