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Human Rights Council: Annual Report Presentation by the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict

Statement by Ms. Virginia Gamba, Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict to the 38th Session of the Human Rights Council Mr. Chairman, Distinguished delegates, Dear colleagues, Ladies and gentlemen,   It is an honor to address the Human Rights Council in this year that bears immense significance for children’s rights. I am especially [...]

2019-03-05T12:52:33-05:00Tuesday, 5 March 2019|

Serious Protection Challenges for Children: Trans-Border Recruitment, Abduction and Attacks on Schools – Report to the Human Rights Council

The rising cross-border dimension of conflict poses an additional threat to the protection of girls and boys and requires concerted efforts beyond conflict areas, a new report of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG) for Children and Armed Conflict to the Human Rights Council shows. “The recruitment and use of children by non-State armed groups [...]

2019-01-31T14:55:50-05:00Thursday, 31 January 2019|