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1402, 2020

Statement of SRSG Virginia Gamba at high-level event to launch the Practical guidance for mediators

Friday, 14 February 2020|Statements, Featured @ Home|

Please check against delivery Your Excellency Mr. Philippe Goffin, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Defence of the Kingdom of Belgium, Your Excellency Ambassador Magnus Lennartsson, Chargé d’affaires a.i., Sweden, Distinguished members of the panel, Excellencies, ladies in gentlemen, I am delighted to be here today to present and launch the “Practical guidance for mediators to protect children in situations of armed conflict” developed by my Office in close collaboration with [...]

1202, 2020

UN Secretary-General Remarks to the Security Council Briefing on Children in Armed Conflict

Wednesday, 12 February 2020|Statements, Featured @ Home|

REMARKS TO SECURITY COUNCIL BRIEFING ON CHILDREN IN ARMED CONFLICT: INTRODUCING PRACTICAL GUIDANCE ON THE INTEGRATION OF CHILD PROTECTION ISSUES IN PEACE PROCESSES [bilingual, as delivered] Sire, Majesté, Monsieur le Président Mesdames et messieurs les membres du Conseil, Monsieur Smaïl Chergui, Et Madame Jo Becker, En cette Journée internationale contre l’utilisation d’enfants soldats, je me réjouis de me joindre à vous pour présenter le Guide pratique établi à l’intention des [...]

1202, 2020

Children’s Needs and Rights Must be Considered During all Phases of Conflict – UN Secretary-General

Wednesday, 12 February 2020|Press Releases, Featured @ Home|

International Day against the Use of Child Soldiers The inclusion of the specific needs and rights of children into peace negotiation and mediation efforts should be more systematic highlights the new Practical guidance for mediators to protect children in situations of armed conflict presented today to the UN Security Council by the Secretary-General of the United Nations, António Guterres. “The Practical Guidance for mediators that we are launching today is the [...]