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Call for Increased Integration of Child Protection in Efforts to Prevent and End Conflicts

The importance of incorporating child protection considerations into efforts to prevent and end conflicts is at the heart of a United Nations Security Council briefing today, under the Presidency of Malta. The briefing comes as the year 2023 marks five years since the adoption of UN Security Council Resolution 2427, which calls upon the [...]

2023-02-14T16:17:16-05:00Monday, 13 February 2023|

Statement by Divina from Cameroon – Briefing of the UN Security Council on Children and Armed Conflict: Prevention of Grave Violations

Madame President, Excellencies, Ladies and gentlemen,   I would like to thank Malta for convening this important discussion and the Security Council for the opportunity to represent civil society and children at this briefing, as well as the Special Representatives of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict and on Violence against children.   My [...]

2023-02-13T10:51:40-05:00Monday, 13 February 2023|

Statement by SRSG Gamba – Briefing of the UN Security Council on Children and Armed Conflict: Prevention of Grave Violations

PLEASE CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY  Statement by Ms. Virginia Gamba, SRSG-CAAC  Briefing of the United Nations Security Council Children and Armed Conflict: Prevention of Grave Violations 13 February 2023   Madam Chair, Excellencies, Thank you for organizing this timely briefing on preventing violations against children in armed conflict. With 25 situations currently monitored through the [...]

2023-02-13T11:47:50-05:00Monday, 13 February 2023|

International Day against the Use of Child Soldiers: Joint statement by EU High Representative Josep Borrell and UN Special Representative of the Secretary-General Virginia Gamba

Joint statement by EU High Representative Josep Borrell and UN Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict Virginia Gamba on the occasion of the International Day against the Use of Child Soldiers Children around the world remain disproportionally affected by armed conflicts. They are forced to experience unbearable levels of violence, [...]

2023-02-10T09:36:36-05:00Friday, 10 February 2023|

Children in Armed Conflict Face Multidimensional Risks, Vulnerabilities, Concerted Action Needed as We Work on the Next 25-Years of the CAAC Mandate

Report of the SRSG for Children and Armed Conflict to the Human Rights Council   Magnified by the COVID-19 pandemic, the global effects of war in Ukraine, and the adverse impacts of climate insecurity, conflict-affected children have been increasingly vulnerable to grave violations and abuses of their rights in 2022 highlights the Special Representative of [...]

2023-02-08T09:37:43-05:00Wednesday, 8 February 2023|

Invitation: Briefing of the UN Security Council on Children & Armed Conflict: Prevention of Grave Violations

Under Malta’s Presidency of the UN Security Council a Briefing on Children and Armed Conflict under the theme: Prevention of Grave Violations will take place on Monday 13 February 2023 at 10am EST Click for more information in the attached concept note The meeting will be broadcasted live, click on the link to watch: [...]

2023-02-07T15:26:51-05:00Tuesday, 7 February 2023|

Questions and Answers on the Recruitment and Use of Child Soldiers

How many child soldiers are there in the world? Click to read the stories of children affected by armed conflict. Tens of thousands of boys and girls are recruited and used as child soldiers by armed forces and armed groups in conflict in countries around the world. The United Nations monitors who [...]

2023-02-06T15:25:59-05:00Monday, 6 February 2023|

Deteriorating Security Situation in Eastern DRC Dramatically Impacts Children

The situation of children in the eastern provinces of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has deteriorated dramatically over the past months. Children are bearing the brunt of the intensification of armed activities by a growing number of armed groups, including resurgent armed groups, particularly in North Kivu and Ituri. “The latest increase [...]

2023-01-23T15:27:52-05:00Monday, 23 January 2023|

Mali: Children bearing brunt of escalating violence, political instability, upsurge in grave violations

Grave violations committed against children in Mali are increasing at an alarming rate compared to the previous, longer reporting period, a Secretary-General Report on children and armed conflict in Mali published today highlighted. Children in Mali are still bearing the brunt of political instability, increased violence against civilians, and a worsening human rights situation [...]

2022-12-21T04:15:25-05:00Wednesday, 21 December 2022|

UN Special Representative of Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict Concludes First Visit to Israel, State of Palestine

The UN Special Representative of the Secretary-General for children and armed conflict (CAAC), Ms. Virginia Gamba, completed a 5-days mission to Israel and the State of Palestine. The visit follows up on the recommendations of the Secretary-General contained in his latest Annual Report on CAAC of June 2022 (paragraphs 302 and 303) requesting the [...]

2022-12-16T10:23:48-05:00Friday, 16 December 2022|
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