Risk of Starvation & Imminent Famine for Children in Gaza, Sudan; Imperative to Immediately Scale Up Humanitarian Access

The armed conflicts in Gaza and Sudan have created unconscionable and catastrophic humanitarian consequences for children, who are now facing starvation and an imminent risk of famine if no actions are urgently taken to ensure and speed up the safe, systematic, and unimpeded delivery of life-saving assistance. This is especially so in northern Gaza, [...]

2024-04-16T11:20:09-04:00Tuesday, 16 April 2024|

Children in Sudan Trapped in Escalating Hostilities, Urgent to Prioritize Their Protection

Joint statement by the Special Representatives of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict and on Violence against Children* Press Statement: For Immediate Release The rapid escalation of hostilities in Sudan has a dramatic impact on children, already highly affected by the country’s long-lasting and devastating conflicts and the dire humanitarian situation. The Special [...]

2023-04-26T12:15:55-04:00Wednesday, 26 April 2023|

Sudan: Children in conflict-affected areas continue to endure grave violations within unstable political context

New York, 28 September 2022 – Children in conflict-affected areas in the Sudan continue to be affected by grave violations within an unstable political environment and worsening humanitarian situation, highlighted the seventh report of the UN Secretary-General on Children and Armed Conflict in the Sudan. The United Nations verified 520 grave violations against 445 [...]

2022-09-28T09:48:09-04:00Tuesday, 27 September 2022|

Sudan: Peace Process Presents Opportunity to Better Protect Children as Grave Violations Continue

Sixth Report of the Secretary-General on Children and Armed Conflict in the Sudan Despite substantial progress in ending the recruitment and use of children by parties to conflict, including Government forces, boys and girls in the Sudan continued to endure the dramatic effects of conflict-related violence, highlighted the sixth report of the Secretary-General on Children [...]

2021-03-17T06:29:44-04:00Wednesday, 22 July 2020|

Freed From War: The Road to Reintegration for Ex-Child Soldiers in Sudan

“Comprehensive and community-based reintegration programmes, including education, vocational training, and psycho-social support, help children to heal and grow so they can become productive members of their communities and contribute to peace and development” SRSG for Children and Armed Conflict Virginia Gamba In the welding class at a vocational training center supported by the Child Development Foundation (CDF) [...]

2018-11-29T13:42:24-05:00Tuesday, 22 May 2018|

Group of Friends of Children and Armed Conflict (CAAC) in Sudan

“We believe that the protection of the child is a very important agenda globally.  And this is something that we decided to advance also in Sudan.” Hans Henric Lundquist, Swedish Ambassador to Sudan and co-chair of the Group of friends of CAAC in Sudan Following the signature of an Action Plan in March 2016 between [...]

2018-11-08T14:12:08-05:00Thursday, 17 May 2018|

SRSG for Children and Armed Conflict Calls on All Parties to Conflict to Strengthen Efforts to Protect Children in Sudan

Khartoum, 1 March 2018 – The Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG) for Children and Armed Conflict expressed her satisfaction at the progress made in the implementation of the Action Plan to end and prevent the recruitment and use of children in armed conflict signed in March 2016 by the Government of Sudan, [...]

2019-04-11T14:04:15-04:00Monday, 26 February 2018|

Sudan: New Report Details Deep Impact of Armed Conflict on Children

New York – A new report by the UN Secretary-General details the deep impact of armed conflict on children in the Sudan states of Darfur, South Kordofan, Blue Nile and Abyei. “Child recruitment and use declined during the period covered by the report,” declared Leila Zerrougui, Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed [...]

2021-07-12T07:08:15-04:00Friday, 24 March 2017|