General Assembly

Opportunities to End and Prevent Widespread Grave Violations Against Children

UN Special Representative for Children and Armed Conflict Reports to the General Assembly New York – In the past year, protracted conflicts, cyclical spikes in violence and armed forces and armed groups operating across borders further accentuated children’s vulnerabilities in situations of armed conflict where widespread grave violations were documented against boys and girls. These [...]

2018-08-28T10:37:43-04:00Tuesday, 28 August 2018|

Security Council Arria Meeting on Attacks on Schools

Statement by Ms. Virginia Gamba, Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict Arria Formula Meeting on the issue of attacks on schools. Please check against delivery Excellencies, Colleagues, Ladies and Gentlemen, I would like to thank the Permanent Mission of Italy and its partners, the Permanent Missions of France, Sweden and Uruguay, for organizing this [...]

2017-11-09T15:44:26-05:00Monday, 16 October 2017|

Presentation of CAAC Annual Report to the UN General Assembly

Mr. Chair, Distinguished delegates, Dear colleagues, Ladies and gentlemen, I am happy to be here today with my colleagues Ms. Santos-Pais and Mr. Forsyth to address the Third Committee at this interactive dialogue. I wish to take this opportunity to underline the strong collaboration I have with Ms. Santos-Pais, as well as UNICEF, on common [...]

2017-11-09T15:32:43-05:00Monday, 9 October 2017|