Forest Whitaker

Forest Whitaker’s Remarks – Friends of Reintegration Group

Dear Mrs. Gamba, Your Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen, Let me first thank Mrs. Gamba for her leadership as Special Representative of the Secretary General for Children and Armed Conflict. This meeting of the Global Coalition for Reintegration of Child Soldiers marks a significant step toward better addressing the needs of children and youths affected by [...]

2019-02-27T15:38:27-05:00Wednesday, 27 February 2019|

Forest Whitaker speaks about the campaign “Children, Not Soldiers”

Forest Whitaker, UNESCO Special Envoy for Peace and Reconciliation, speaks about the campaign "Children, Not Soldiers" on its first anniversary The campaign was launched on March 6th 2014 to end the recruitment and use of children in Government armed forces in conflict by the end of 2016. Led by Leila Zerrougui, the Special Representative of [...]

2021-08-24T08:31:27-04:00Friday, 6 March 2015|
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