Joint Statement by AU Department for Political Affairs, Peace & Security & Office of SRSG CAAC on the Day of the African Child

New York/Addis Ababa, 16 June 2021 – There is pressing need to protect all children, especially those living amidst hostilities, end violations of their rights and foster their well-being and development, highlight the African Union Commission’s Department for Political Affairs, Peace and Security and the Office of the United Nations Special Representative for Children and [...]

2021-06-17T13:51:35-04:00Thursday, 17 June 2021|

Protection of Schools Essential to Increase Access to Education in Africa

- Leila Zerrougui addresses the African Union Open Session on Children and Armed Conflict Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – Protecting schools from attacks and military use is essential to fulfil one of the promises of the 2030 Agenda: ensuring access to education for all children, Leila Zerrougui, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and [...]

2021-07-12T12:20:50-04:00Tuesday, 10 May 2016|
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