UN Experts Stress Urgent Need to Ensure Child Rights While Implementing Counter-Terrorism and National Security Measures

Press Statement: For Immediate Release   The Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Violence against Children, and the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child*, jointly call on Member States today to ensure a child rights-based approach when developing counter-terrorism and national security measures. Their joint [...]

2023-03-14T09:54:11-04:00Tuesday, 14 March 2023|

Children of Iraq Dramatically Impacted by ISIL’s Extreme Violence and Counter-Military Operations

During the past four years, boys and girls in Iraq have endured immense suffering at the hands of ISIL, and have been negatively impacted by operations by the Government of Iraq and its allies to counter ISIL, and continue to carry the dramatic consequences of hostilities, highlights the third report of the Secretary-General on Children [...]

2021-03-17T07:18:59-04:00Wednesday, 29 January 2020|
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