|Hellenic Red Cross Panel Discussion: Children in an AdultWorld|
|At OLYMPION, Sunday, March 22, 2009, 12:00|
|Organized by the Hellenic Red Cross in conjunction with the Thessaloniki Documentary Festival.|
Speakers: Andreas Martinis (President, Hellenic Red Cross), Voula Patoulidou (Olympic gold medallist, Head of Volunteerism at the Hellenic Red Cross), Theodoros Karzis (author), Panos Haritos (war correspondent), Costas Yannopoulos (President of The Smile of the Child), Dimitris Kountouris (psychiatrist/psychologist), Kriton Christianopoulos (psychiatrist/child psychiatrist/Director of the Thessaloniki Ippokrateion Hospital) and Christos Zerefos (President of the Athens Observatory). Moderator: Costas Bliakas (journalist)
Children, the most vulnerable members of society, and the responsibilities of adults towards them will be the focus of this year’s panel discussion which is organized by the Hellenic Red Cross and will take place during the 11th Thessaloniki Documentary Festival. The place of the child historically, from the matriarchal to the contemporary family; the social, economic and religious views of children’s activities; child labor, playing, education, war, the fate of the female child, all these topics will be addressed, among others, at the “Children in an Adult World” panel discussion.