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Human Rights Council: Protecting Children’s rights a Cornerstone of Peace-making Efforts and Conflict Prevention

“The Human Rights Council and the international community can enhance their efforts to open up political space to address violations against children,” she added, following a description of the impact of conflict on boys and girls she qualified as “once again, deeply troubling.” The report of the Special Representative, covering the period from December 2015 [...]

2021-07-12T07:12:23-04:00Tuesday, 7 March 2017|

Annual Report to the Human Rights Council: Major Achievements Despite Ongoing Violations of Children’s Rights 20 Years After the Creation of the Mandate of the SRSG for Children and Armed Conflict

New York – In her annual report to the Human Rights Council, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict highlighted the progress accomplished since the creation of her mandate twenty years ago, but also urged Member States and parties to conflict to take immediate action to end persistent grave violations against [...]

2021-07-12T07:17:08-04:00Tuesday, 24 January 2017|

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

Statement by Ms. Leila Zerrougui, Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict Presentation of the Report of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict to the Human Rights Council 31st Session of the Human Rights Council Geneva, Tuesday 8 March 2016 Please check against delivery   Watch Leila [...]

2021-07-12T12:26:29-04:00Tuesday, 8 March 2016|

Statement of Leila Zerrougui delivered at “Side-Event” of Human Rights Council: Protecting Education from Attack

Palais de Nations - Geneva, Switzerland A side-event to the Human Rights Council 29th session   The full spectrum of parties-to-conflict puts schools and universities to use for a multitude of self-serving purposes, including as barracks, or training grounds – even as weapons stores or defensive positions. While some claim there is a military logic [...]

2021-08-24T08:10:50-04:00Wednesday, 24 June 2015|

Leila Zerrougui at the Human Rights Council: Children More Vulnerable Because of Multiplication of Crises

Geneva – The year 2014 was marked by a multiplication of conflicts and made children even more vulnerable to the effects of war, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict, Leila Zerrougui, told the Human Rights Council earlier today, as she presented her Annual Report covering the period from December 2013 [...]

2021-08-24T08:29:52-04:00Wednesday, 11 March 2015|

Leila Zerrougui Presents her Annual Report to the Human Rights Council – In French

Allocution de la Représentante spéciale du Secrétaire général pour les enfants et les conflits armés 28e session du Conseil des droits de l’homme Genève, le 11 mars 2015   Check against delivery Monsieur le Président, Excellences, Mesdames et Messieurs, C’est un privilège et un honneur d’être ici aujourd’hui, pour vous présenter mon rapport qui couvre [...]

2021-08-24T08:29:07-04:00Wednesday, 11 March 2015|
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