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High-Level Event: Funding the Future

Thursday, 20 September 2018|Comments Off on High-Level Event: Funding the Future

Funding the Future: Challenges and Responses to the Reintegration of Child Soldiers   Monday, 24 September 2018 10:30 - 12:00 United Nations Secretariat, Conference Room 6 Watch this event live on: http://webtv.un.org/   In 2017 [...]

Children of South Sudan Deserve Stronger Protection from Impact of War

Friday, 7 September 2018|Comments Off on Children of South Sudan Deserve Stronger Protection from Impact of War

Frowning with concentration, the teenagers methodically pick apart seams and carefully slice up fabric as they learn how to make dresses and shirts. Their feet move rhythmically on the foot pedals of the old [...]

It Is Urgent to Address Grave Violations Against Children in South Sudan

Friday, 7 September 2018|Comments Off on It Is Urgent to Address Grave Violations Against Children in South Sudan

Juba, South Sudan– At the conclusion of a four-day visit to South Sudan, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG) for Children and Armed Conflict, Ms. Virginia Gamba, highlighted that grave violations against children in [...]

Release of 75 Ex-Child Soldiers by Myanmar Armed Forces Encouraging – SRSG Gamba

Friday, 31 August 2018|Comments Off on Release of 75 Ex-Child Soldiers by Myanmar Armed Forces Encouraging – SRSG Gamba

31 August 2018 – The Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG) for Children and Armed Conflict, Ms. Virginia Gamba, welcomes the release of 75 children and young people* by the Tatmadaw, the Myanmar Armed Forces, [...]

Opportunities to End and Prevent Widespread Grave Violations Against Children

Tuesday, 28 August 2018|Comments Off on 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 [...]

The Children and Armed Conflict Office, Part of Kofi Annan’s Legacy

Friday, 24 August 2018|Comments Off on The Children and Armed Conflict Office, Part of Kofi Annan’s Legacy

As the world is paying tribute to former United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan, who passed away on 18 August 2018, the Children and Armed Conflict (CAAC) Office remembers his engagement for global peace, human rights [...]

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