ceasefire

Myanmar: SRSG Gamba Echoes UN Secretary-General’s Call for Ceasefire as Alarming Increase in Child Casualties in 2020

The Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict, Virginia Gamba, calls on all parties to conflict in Myanmar to urgently implement all necessary measures to protect children from hostilities, as recent numbers show a deeply concerning increase in child casualties in the first months of 2020. While data is still being collected, [...]

2020-04-23T10:22:11-04:00Thursday, 23 April 2020|

Ceasefires Present Opportunities to Better Protect Children in Armed Conflict

The Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict (CAAC), Virginia Gamba, welcomed the effective implementation of ceasefires by parties to conflict following the global call for peace made by the UN Secretary-General on 23 March 2020, in which he emphasized the need “to put armed conflict on lockdown and focus together on [...]

2020-04-13T16:40:14-04:00Monday, 13 April 2020|