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30 Years After the Adoption of the Convention on the Rights of the Child, Disregard for International Law Protecting Children During Conflict is Alarming

Friday, 24 January 2020|Comments Off on 30 Years After the Adoption of the Convention on the Rights of the Child, Disregard for International Law Protecting Children During Conflict is Alarming

Report of the Secretary-General on Children and Armed Conflict to the Human Rights Council Boys and girls around the world continued to be highly impacted by conflict and to suffer grievous violations of their rights, [...]

Myanmar: Renewed Engagement to End and Prevent Violations Against Children Affected by Armed Conflict

Monday, 20 January 2020|Comments Off on Myanmar: Renewed Engagement to End and Prevent Violations Against Children Affected by Armed Conflict

The Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict, Ms. Virginia Gamba, completed a five-day mission to Myanmar where she engaged with national authorities, civil society, Ethnic Armed Organizations representatives, the Diplomatic Corps [...]

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 [...]

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