Action Plan

New Action Plan to Strengthen the Protection of Children Affected by Armed Conflict in Yemen Signed with the Houthis

At the start of the welcomed nationwide truce by all parties to the conflict in Yemen which opens the door to addressing Yemen’s urgent humanitarian and economic needs and creates a genuine opportunity to restart Yemen’s political process, the Houthis (who call themselves Ansar Allah) have signed an Action Plan with the United Nations to [...]

2022-04-21T14:48:40-04:00Monday, 18 April 2022|

[EN/FR] Mali: Platform Signs Action Plans to End and Prevent Recruitment and Use of Children and Other Grave Violations

French version below The Platform, a coalition of armed movements signatory of the Agreement for Peace and Reconciliation in Mali, signed Action Plans with the United Nations to end and prevent the recruitment and use of children as well as other grave violations against children in armed conflict. The Platform, including affiliated groups, is listed [...]

2021-09-01T14:39:32-04:00Thursday, 2 September 2021|

South Sudan: Grave Violations Against Children Declined Following Revitalized Peace Agreement and UN Engagement with Parties, But More Remains to Be Done

Third Report of the Secretary-General on Children and Armed Conflict in South Sudan New York, 11 January 2021 – Encouraging signs of progress are reflected in the third report of the Secretary-General on Children and Armed Conflict in South Sudan released today. Covering a period of nearly two years (July 2018 – June 2020), the report [...]

2022-04-21T14:46:46-04:00Monday, 11 January 2021|

On World Children’s Day, a new hope for children in Myanmar: The Democratic Karen Benevolent Army signs a Joint Action Plan to End & Prevent the Recruitment and Use of Children

New York, 20 November 2020: On the occasion of the World Children’s Day, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict, Ms. Virginia Gamba, witnessed virtually the signature of the Joint Action Plan between the United Nations and the Democratic Karen Benevolent Army (DBKA), the first Action Plan of its kind with [...]

2021-03-17T06:11:57-04:00Friday, 20 November 2020|

Somalia: Increased Measures to Protect Children Needed as Grave Violations Against Boys and Girls Remain High

Visit of the UN Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict to Somalia New York – The Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict, Ms. Virginia Gamba, commends the commitment and engagement of the Federal Government of Somalia to speed up the implementation of the action plans signed with [...]

2019-10-31T09:30:21-04:00Thursday, 31 October 2019|

New Action Plan to Protect Children Signed in the Central African Republic

Le français suit L’Unité pour la paix en Centrafrique (UPC) signed an Action Plan with the United Nations to end and prevent grave violations against children, a commitment welcomed by the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict, Ms. Virginia Gamba. This new Action Plan, the third to be signed by an [...]

2021-07-08T08:16:54-04:00Tuesday, 3 September 2019|

Central African Republic: Signature of a New Action Plan to Protect Children

The Front Populaire pour la Renaissance de la Centrafrique (FPRC), part of the Former Séléka coalition and party to the Political Agreement for Peace and Reconciliation in the Central African Republic, signed an Action Plan to end and prevent grave violations against children with the United Nations. The Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children [...]

2019-07-05T13:19:29-04:00Friday, 5 July 2019|

Syrian Democratic Forces Sign Action Plan to End and Prevent the Recruitment and Use of Children

The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) signed an Action Plan with the United Nations to end and prevent the recruitment and use of children under the age of 18. The Force Commander of the SDF, General Mazloum Abdi, signed on behalf of the SDF and the Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Children and Armed [...]

2021-07-08T08:26:21-04:00Monday, 1 July 2019|

South Sudan’s Armed Groups Commit to End Violations Against Children

Original story by Beatrice Matega for UNMISS An unusual gathering in Juba, and an unusual dose of honesty. “We cannot deny that we use children in our forces,” said Major General Charles Machieng Kuol from the South Sudan Opposition Alliance (SSOA) at the gathering – of mainly officers from different military groups in South Sudan, [...]

2019-02-26T09:13:43-05:00Tuesday, 26 February 2019|

South Sudan: Opposition Forces in Jonglei Receive Training from UNMISS to End Child Recruitment

By UNMISS, GIDEON SACKITEY “The children in this place are our own. They are our brothers and sisters, we will not put them in harm’s way.” These emotional remarks by Jamus Ayut, the County Commissioner in Akobo, set the scene at the opening of a two-day workshop on child protection for 50 soldiers from the [...]

2018-12-11T16:41:32-05:00Friday, 30 November 2018|
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