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Afghanistan: Civilian Deaths from Conflict in 2018 at Highest Recorded Level – UN Report

Excerpts from a press release published by UNAMA KABUL, 24 February 2019 – More civilians were killed in the Afghan conflict last year than at any time since records have been kept, according to a United Nations report released today by the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) and the UN Human Rights Office. The [...]

2019-02-25T11:09:58-05:00Sunday, 24 February 2019|

Event: Free children from war : the role of the Paris principles and commitments

On 12 February, the Permanent Mission of France to the United Nations and Save the Children co-hosted an event titled "Free children from war: the role of the Paris principles and commitments". Concept note for the event UN Special representative for Children and Armed Conflict spoke at the event. Remarks by Ms. Virginia Gamba, SRSG [...]

2019-02-25T11:56:26-05:00Tuesday, 12 February 2019|

South Sudan: More Than 60 Children Released from Armed Groups in Yambio

By PHILLIP MBUGO, UNMISS Sixty-eight children associated with armed groups were released today in Yambio, South Sudan, following an assessment and verification conducted by the United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF), the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) Child Protection Unit and the national Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration (DDR) commission. This is the [...]

2019-02-04T17:22:34-05:00Thursday, 31 January 2019|

In Nigeria, a new start for children who survived abductions

When Fati was taken by an armed group in her hometown, she thought she'd never see her family again. By Kusali Nellie Kubwalo, UNICEF Nigeria BORNO, Nigeria – Fati* smiles, waving as the van pulls out of the transit centre in which she has stayed for two months. After being held for three years by a [...]

2018-12-14T11:25:31-05:00Monday, 10 December 2018|

South Sudan: UN Senior Officials urge the Government to ensure accountability for sexual violence against women and girls in Bentiu

South Sudan: UN Special Representatives on Sexual Violence in Conflict, Children and Armed Conflict and Special Advisor on the Prevention of Genocide urge the Government of South Sudan to ensure accountability for sexual violence against women and girls in Bentiu For Immediate Release New York, 3 December - UN Special Representatives on Sexual Violence in [...]

2021-07-08T08:55:35-04:00Monday, 3 December 2018|

South Sudan: Opposition Forces in Jonglei Receive Training from UNMISS to End Child Recruitment

By UNMISS, GIDEON SACKITEY “The children in this place are our own. They are our brothers and sisters, we will not put them in harm’s way.” These emotional remarks by Jamus Ayut, the County Commissioner in Akobo, set the scene at the opening of a two-day workshop on child protection for 50 soldiers from the [...]

2018-12-11T16:41:32-05:00Friday, 30 November 2018|

Syria: Blatant Disregard for Life and Fundamental Rights of Children

Second report of the Secretary-General on children and armed conflict in the Syrian Arab Republic New York - Parties to the conflict in Syria exhibited a blatant disregard for the life and fundamental rights of children, concludes the second report of the Secretary-General on children and armed conflict in the Syrian Arab Republic, which documents [...]

2018-11-26T10:56:16-05:00Monday, 26 November 2018|

Afghanistan: Street Theatre in Kandahar Promotes the Rights of Children in Armed Conflict

KANDAHAR - The importance of protecting the rights and well-being of children in the ongoing conflict came to life during several UN-backed events in Kandahar and Kunduz in recent weeks. Hundreds of community members, including women and children, gathered in several districts of the southern province of Kandahar to watch theatrical performances organized by UNAMA’s regional [...]

2018-12-11T16:57:29-05:00Thursday, 22 November 2018|

South Sudan: Children Share Stories of Sufferings with Security Council Working Group

by Francesca Mold, UNMISS James Korok is just nineteen-years-old but has already experienced a lifetime of pain, fighting as a child soldier in the war in South Sudan. Despite that, he is one of the lucky ones. Released by the armed forces in remote Pibor, James is back in school and earning US$60 a week [...]

2018-11-08T14:01:45-05:00Thursday, 8 November 2018|
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