OPAC

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|

The Gambia: UN Special Representative for Children and Armed Conflict Welcomes OPAC Ratification

The Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict, Ms. Virginia Gamba, congratulates the government of The Gambia for the ratification today of the Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the involvement of children in armed conflict (OPAC). The signing ceremony took place on the margins of [...]

2019-09-27T12:31:54-04:00Friday, 27 September 2019|

UN Special Representative for Children and Armed Conflict Welcomes Myanmar’s Ratification of OPAC

The UN Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict, Ms. Virginia Gamba, congratulates the Government of Myanmar for ratifying the Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the involvement of children in armed conflict (OPAC). Myanmar’s Union Minister for International Cooperation, His Excellency Mr.U Kyaw Tin, deposited [...]

2019-09-27T12:25:17-04:00Friday, 27 September 2019|

South Sudan: UN Special Representative for Children and Armed Conflict Welcomes Accession to OPAC

The Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict, Ms. Virginia Gamba, congratulates the government of South Sudan for its accession to the Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the involvement of children in armed conflict (OPAC). South Sudan’s Ambassadors Kureng Garang and Agnes Oswaha deposited the [...]

2018-09-27T12:39:04-04:00Thursday, 27 September 2018|