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30th Anniversary of the Adoption of the Convention on the Rights of the Child: Statement by SRSG Gamba

Wednesday, 20 November 2019|Comments Off on 30th Anniversary of the Adoption of the Convention on the Rights of the Child: Statement by SRSG Gamba

Please check against delivery Excellencies, Ladies and gentlemen, Concern for children’s rights and their protection has brought world leaders together in 1989 to make a historical commitment to children and adopt a common standard around [...]

Joint Statement on Human Rights and Humanitarian Concerns Related to Conflict Affected Women and Children in Syria and Iraq

Monday, 11 November 2019|Comments Off on Joint Statement on Human Rights and Humanitarian Concerns Related to Conflict Affected Women and Children in Syria and Iraq

 New York - Four United Nations High-Level Advocates express their concerns about the precarious human rights, humanitarian and security situation faced by thousands of people, mainly composed of women and children, who are being held [...]

Accountability for Perpetrators: UN Officials Welcome ICC Sentence Against Bosco Ntaganda for War Crimes and Crimes Against Humanity

Thursday, 7 November 2019|Comments Off on Accountability for Perpetrators: UN Officials Welcome ICC Sentence Against Bosco Ntaganda for War Crimes and Crimes Against Humanity

New York  - Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict, Virginia Gamba, Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide, Adama Dieng, and Special Advisor on the Responsibility to Protect, Karen Smith, welcomed [...]

Somalia: Increased Measures to Protect Children Needed as Grave Violations Against Boys and Girls Remain High

Thursday, 31 October 2019|Comments Off on Somalia: Increased Measures to Protect Children Needed as Grave Violations Against Boys and Girls Remain High

Visit of the UN Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict to Somalia New York – The Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict, Ms. Virginia Gamba, commends the [...]

Inclusion of Child Protection Issues in Peace Negotiation Discussed in Brussels

Friday, 18 October 2019|Comments Off on Inclusion of Child Protection Issues in Peace Negotiation Discussed in Brussels

Brussels/New York – The importance of including the protection of children into peace negotiation and mediation efforts is at the heart of a high-level consultation with renowned diplomats and senior officials in Brussels this week. [...]

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