Central african republic

Action Plan to Protect Children Signed in the Central African Republic

New York, 14 June 2018 – The leading UN advocate for the protection and well-being of children affected by armed conflict welcomes the signing of an Action Plan to end and prevent grave violations against children between the Mouvement Patriotique pour la Centrafrique (MPC), part of the Former Séléka coalition, and the United Nations and [...]

2018-12-14T11:45:06-05:00Thursday, 14 June 2018|

Central African Republic: Statement attributable to Leila Zerrougui, Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict

New York –I am outraged and profoundly saddened by the new allegations of sexual abuse and exploitation by international peacekeeping troops in the Central African Republic. My heart breaks further as the majority of victims appear to be children. Girls and boys were allegedly subjected to depraved acts of sexual violence committed by troops present [...]

2018-12-14T11:47:04-05:00Friday, 1 April 2016|

Secretary-General’s Special Representative Briefs Security Council Committees on Plight of Children in Central African Republic

Press release issued by the UN Security Council On 3 December 2015, the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 2127 (2013) and the Security Council Working Group on Children and Armed Conflict held joint consultations featuring a briefing by the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict, Leila Zerrougui, concerning the impact of [...]

2018-12-14T11:56:53-05:00Friday, 11 December 2015|

Central African Republic: armed groups agree to release child soldiers, says UNICEF

This little boy is not even 5 years old and he is already enrolled in an armed group. UNICEF and partners are working to release him and several thousand other kids in the Central African Republic (CAR). Photo: UNICEF

2021-08-24T08:23:59-04:00Tuesday, 5 May 2015|
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