child soldiers

Sudan Signs Action Plan to Protect Children from Violations in Armed Conflict

Khartoum, Sudan– In an important milestone for the protection of children in Sudan, the Government signed an Action Plan with the United Nations to prevent the recruitment and use of children by Sudan Government Security Forces. The United Nations welcomes the Government’s commitment to protect children from violations in armed conflict. “We will work to [...]

2021-07-12T12:23:57-04:00Sunday, 27 March 2016|

UN Special Representative for Children and Armed Conflict Travels to Sudan to Witness Signature of Action Plan to End Recruitment and Use of Children by National Security Forces

Who: Leila Zerrougui, Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed conflict What: Mission to Sudan When: 26-30 March 2016 Where: Khartoum, Darfur and field locations New York – Leila Zerrougui, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict, will travel to Sudan from 26 to 30 March to assess the [...]

2021-07-12T12:24:13-04:00Saturday, 26 March 2016|

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|

UN special envoy joins demands for release of child soldiers by all parties in South Sudan

A worker from the South Sudan National Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration Commission addresses a group of children undergoing release from the SSDA Cobra Faction armed group, in Pibor, Jonglei State, in February 2015. Photo: UNICEF/ Sebastian Rich

2021-08-24T08:31:55-04:00Wednesday, 4 March 2015|

Joint Press Release OSRSG-CAAC/UNICEF: More brutal & intense conflicts leave children increasingly at risk of recruitment

Children are increasingly vulnerable to recruitment and use by armed groups as conflicts around the world become more brutal, intense and widespread, UNICEF and the UN Special Representative for Children and Armed Conflict said today to mark the International Day against the Use of Child Soldiers. “While Governments of the world have made progress to [...]

2021-08-24T08:39:12-04:00Thursday, 12 February 2015|
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