Concrete Efforts to Prevent Violations and Understanding Gendered Dimensions of Conflict Critical to Protecting Children

Annual Report of the Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict to the General Assembly   As children around the world continue to grow up amidst situations of conflict and violence, as well as to bear the burden of long-term impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, it is crucial to continue to [...]

2022-08-26T13:52:10-04:00Friday, 26 August 2022|

Statement by SRSG Virginia Gamba Third Committee of the General Assembly

PLEASE CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY   Statement by Ms. Virginia Gamba Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict to the Third Committee of the General Assembly Discussion of the Promotion and Protection of the Rights of Children Item 71 (a)   Mr. Chair, Excellencies, Distinguished Delegates,   It is a special honour to address the Third [...]

2021-10-07T17:21:50-04:00Thursday, 7 October 2021|

United for the Future: Supporting the Reintegration of Former Child Soldiers

“All of us here today agree on the importance of reintegration to help former child soldiers reclaim their lives. However, despite our efforts, we are still unable to assist everyone,” highlighted the Minister of Foreign Affairs and European Affairs of Belgium, Didier Reynders, at the opening of the event: Funding the Future: Challenges and Responses to the [...]

2018-09-27T12:52:03-04:00Tuesday, 25 September 2018|
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