Building Peace: Protecting Children in Conflict

"The protection of children is a topic of universal resonance for all of us," highlighted the Director-General of UN Office in Geneva, Michael Møller, as he kick started Geneva Peace Week 2018 with the event Building Peace: Protecting Children in Conflict on 4 November 2018. "This type of event is exactly why we started Geneva Peace Week, here in [...]

2018-11-14T12:21:13-05:00Wednesday, 14 November 2018|

Moving Towards an Era of Prevention for Children Affected by Armed Conflict

Special Representative for Children and Armed Conflict presents her annual report to the UN General Assembly New York – Efforts to prevent grave violations against boys and girls affected by conflict must go hand in hand with our work to protect them, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict said as [...]

2021-07-08T09:01:32-04:00Tuesday, 9 October 2018|

Children, Not Soldiers: A Song to End the Recruitment of Children in DR Congo

As part of the national sensitization campaign on child soldiers launched by the UN Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO), a young artist from Goma, David Dube, composed a song to support the campaign “Children not soldiers”. " Children are our future, we need to give them the chance to go to [...]

2018-11-16T16:29:09-05:00Monday, 9 March 2015|

The United Nations Working Together With the African Union To Protect Children in Armed Conflict

Joint Press Statement by the African Union, the SRSG for Children and Armed Conflict and UNICEF 19 September, New York/ Addis Ababa – In an effort to better protect African children affected by armed conflict, the Peace and Security Department of the African Union Commission and the Office of the Special Representative for Children and [...]

2018-11-08T15:31:44-05:00Thursday, 19 September 2013|
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