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CAR: UN Official Welcomes New Legislation Criminalizing Child Recruitment

Tuesday, 17 March 2020|Comments Off on CAR: UN Official Welcomes New Legislation Criminalizing Child Recruitment

Following an extensive period of consultations and advocacy from the United Nations, the National Assembly in the Central African Republic adopted recently the Child Protection Code which criminalizes the recruitment and use of children among [...]

Afghanistan: UN Official Calls to Include Children’s Rights, Needs in Peace Process

Monday, 16 March 2020|Comments Off on Afghanistan: UN Official Calls to Include Children’s Rights, Needs in Peace Process

The Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict (SRSG-CAAC) welcomes the resolution on the peace process adopted by the Security Council on 10 March 2020 (SCR 2513) and calls for the inclusion [...]

UPDATE: Postponement of High-level launch of the briefing papers – Global Coalition for Reintegration of Child Soldiers

Thursday, 5 March 2020|Comments Off on UPDATE: Postponement of High-level launch of the briefing papers – Global Coalition for Reintegration of Child Soldiers

UPDATE:  Please note that due to new instructions from UN leadership, the high-level event to launch the reintegration papers scheduled next Monday is postponed. We will inform you when a new date is scheduled. SAVE [...]

UN Officials call for enhanced protection of civilians facing escalating violence in Cameroon

Friday, 21 February 2020|Comments Off on UN Officials call for enhanced protection of civilians facing escalating violence in Cameroon

Press Statement: For Immediate Release       The Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict, Virginia Gamba, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Sexual Violence in Conflict, Pramila Patten, the Special [...]

Statement of SRSG Virginia Gamba at high-level event to launch the Practical guidance for mediators

Friday, 14 February 2020|Comments Off on Statement of SRSG Virginia Gamba at high-level event to launch the Practical guidance for mediators

Please check against delivery Your Excellency Mr. Philippe Goffin, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Defence of the Kingdom of Belgium, Your Excellency Ambassador Magnus Lennartsson, Chargé d’affaires a.i., Sweden, Distinguished members of the panel, Excellencies, [...]

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