Involvement of Children in Armed Conflict: 20 Years After the Adoption of OPAC

Joint Statement by the African Union Commissioner for Peace and Security, the European Parliament Intergroup on Children's Rights and the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict Today marks the 20th anniversary of the adoption of the Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) on the involvement [...]

2020-05-25T08:28:58-04:00Monday, 25 May 2020|

30th Anniversary of the Adoption of the Convention on the Rights of the Child: Statement by SRSG Gamba

Please check against delivery Excellencies, Ladies and gentlemen, Concern for children’s rights and their protection has brought world leaders together in 1989 to make a historical commitment to children and adopt a common standard around which to rally. The Convention on the Rights of the Child is however much more than a human rights convention [...]

2020-03-18T15:49:21-04:00Wednesday, 20 November 2019|