mediation

Ceasefires Present Opportunities to Better Protect Children in Armed Conflict

The Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict (CAAC), Virginia Gamba, welcomed the effective implementation of ceasefires by parties to conflict following the global call for peace made by the UN Secretary-General on 23 March 2020, in which he emphasized the need “to put armed conflict on lockdown and focus together on [...]

2020-04-13T16:40:14-04:00Monday, 13 April 2020|

Afghanistan: UN Official Calls to Include Children’s Rights, Needs in Peace Process

The Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict (SRSG-CAAC) welcomes the resolution on the peace process adopted by the Security Council on 10 March 2020 (SCR 2513) and calls for the inclusion of child protection and the specific needs and rights of children in the intra-Afghan negotiations throughout the peace process, a [...]

2020-04-09T10:08:26-04:00Monday, 16 March 2020|

Statement of SRSG Virginia Gamba at high-level event to launch the Practical guidance for mediators

Please check against delivery Your Excellency Mr. Philippe Goffin, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Defence of the Kingdom of Belgium, Your Excellency Ambassador Magnus Lennartsson, Chargé d’affaires a.i., Sweden, Distinguished members of the panel, Excellencies, ladies in gentlemen, I am delighted to be here today to present and launch the “Practical guidance for mediators to [...]

2020-02-17T16:49:20-05:00Friday, 14 February 2020|