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International Day against the Use of Child Soldiers: Joint statement by EU High Representative & Special Representative for Children & Armed Conflict

Tuesday, 12 February 2019|Comments Off on International Day against the Use of Child Soldiers: Joint statement by EU High Representative & Special Representative for Children & Armed Conflict

Joint statement by EU High Representative Federica Mogherini and UN Special Representative for Children and Armed Conflict Virginia Gamba on the occasion of the International Day against the Use of Child Soldiers On the International [...]

South Sudan: More Than 60 Children Released from Armed Groups in Yambio

Thursday, 31 January 2019|Comments Off on South Sudan: More Than 60 Children Released from Armed Groups in Yambio

By PHILLIP MBUGO, UNMISS Sixty-eight children associated with armed groups were released today in Yambio, South Sudan, following an assessment and verification conducted by the United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF), the United Nations [...]

Serious Protection Challenges for Children: Trans-Border Recruitment, Abduction and Attacks on Schools – Report to the Human Rights Council

Thursday, 31 January 2019|Comments Off on Serious Protection Challenges for Children: Trans-Border Recruitment, Abduction and Attacks on Schools – Report to the Human Rights Council

The rising cross-border dimension of conflict poses an additional threat to the protection of girls and boys and requires concerted efforts beyond conflict areas, a new report of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG) [...]

Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG) for Children and Armed Conflict in Riyadh

Monday, 28 January 2019|Comments Off on Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG) for Children and Armed Conflict in Riyadh

The Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict (CAAC), Ms. Virginia Gamba, completed a day and a half visit to Riyadh to discuss protection concerns and explore avenues to strengthen the measures [...]

Children Among the Largest Casualties of Afghan Conflict Say Herat Religious Scholars

Friday, 11 January 2019|Comments Off on Children Among the Largest Casualties of Afghan Conflict Say Herat Religious Scholars

Original story by UNAMA HERAT – Child casualties from Afghanistan’s conflict are running at alarming rates, say religious scholars during a UN-backed seminar on human rights in the western province of Herat. Religious scholars, human rights [...]

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