25th anniversary

2021 International Award  of the Universities Network for Children and Armed Conflict

Please check against delivery Virtual remarks by Ms. Virginia Gamba, Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen, It is a great honour for me to accept the Universities Network for Children and Armed Conflict 2021 International Award in my function as Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General for Children [...]

2021-12-03T11:17:36-05:00Friday, 3 December 2021|

Joint statement by UNICEF ED Henrietta Fore and SRSG for Children and Armed Conflict Virginia Gamba on the 25th anniversary of Graça Machel report on the impact of war on children

UN has verified and reported 266,000 cases of grave rights violations against children in conflict zones since 2005 “Twenty-five years ago, Graça Machel released her report to the United Nations, ‘The impact of war on children’, which urged the international community to take concrete action to protect children from the scourge of war and called [...]

2021-08-26T10:41:39-04:00Thursday, 26 August 2021|

Protecting  Children in Armed Conflict Essential to Sustainable Peace, Must Remain a Priority as the Mandate Turns 25

Annual Report of the Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict to the General Assembly As the mandate on children and armed conflict marks its 25th anniversary, it is more urgent than ever to put the protection of conflict-affected children at the heart of the international agenda and, in particular, the [...]

2021-08-23T09:48:50-04:00Monday, 23 August 2021|
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