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South Sudan: Children Share Stories of Sufferings with Security Council Working Group

Thursday, 8 November 2018|Comments Off on South Sudan: Children Share Stories of Sufferings with Security Council Working Group

by Francesca Mold, UNMISS James Korok is just nineteen-years-old but has already experienced a lifetime of pain, fighting as a child soldier in the war in South Sudan. Despite that, he is one of the [...]

Building Peace: Protecting Children in Conflict – Geneva Peace Week 2018

Tuesday, 16 October 2018|Comments Off on Building Peace: Protecting Children in Conflict – Geneva Peace Week 2018

Building Peace: Protecting Children in Conflict 5 November 2018   Palais des Nations, Conference Room XVII This event highlighted that ending and preventing violations against children in armed conflict is not only a moral imperative [...]

Impunity Must End in South Sudan as Report Shows Children Suffering Persistent Grave Violations

Monday, 15 October 2018|Comments Off on Impunity Must End in South Sudan as Report Shows Children Suffering Persistent Grave Violations

New York, 15 October 2018 -  The level of violence and brutality endured by children in South Sudan is dismaying said the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict, Ms. Virginia Gamba, [...]

Nigeria: Special Representative for Children and Armed Conflict Welcomes Release of 833 Children by Civilian Joint Task Force

Friday, 12 October 2018|Comments Off on Nigeria: Special Representative for Children and Armed Conflict Welcomes Release of 833 Children by Civilian Joint Task Force

New York – The Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict, Virginia Gamba, welcomes the release earlier today of 833 children by the Civilian Joint Task Force (CJTF) in North-East Nigeria. “This [...]

9 October 2018 – Presentation of Annual Report to the UN General Assembly’s Third Committee

Tuesday, 9 October 2018|Comments Off on 9 October 2018 – Presentation of Annual Report to the UN General Assembly’s Third Committee

Statement by Ms. Virginia Gamba, Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict Third Committee of the General Assembly Discussion of the Promotion and protection of the rights of children (item 70 (a)) [...]

Moving Towards an Era of Prevention for Children Affected by Armed Conflict

Tuesday, 9 October 2018|Comments Off on Moving Towards an Era of Prevention for Children Affected by Armed Conflict

Special Representative for Children and Armed Conflict presents her annual report to the UN General Assembly New York – Efforts to prevent grave violations against boys and girls affected by conflict must go hand in [...]

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