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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|

Statement by Ms. Leila Zerrougui, European Parliament (French)

Statement by Ms. Leila Zerrougui, Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict European Parliament Meeting of the Subcommittee on Security and Defence and Subcommittee on Human Rights 25 January 2016 You can watch Ms. Zerrougui's presentation here  Please check against delivery Madame la présidente du sous-comité pour la sécurité et la défense, mesdames [...]

2018-11-08T14:38:56-05:00Monday, 25 January 2016|

European Parliament supports “Children, Not Soldiers” Campaign

Brussels, 3 December – The UN Special Representative for Children and Armed Conflict and UNICEF welcomed the commitment of the European Parliament to end the recruitment and use of children and protect them from the impact of conflict. "Millions of children are disproportionately affected by current conflicts. Our moral obligation is to make sure that [...]

2018-11-08T14:40:57-05:00Wednesday, 3 December 2014|
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