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South Sudan: Children Share Stories of Sufferings with Security Council Working Group

by Francesca Mold, UNMISS James Korok is just nineteen-years-old but has already experienced a lifetime of pain, fighting as a child soldier in the war in South Sudan. Despite that, he is one of the lucky ones. Released by the armed forces in remote Pibor, James is back in school and earning US$60 a week [...]

2018-11-08T14:01:45-05:00Thursday, 8 November 2018|

Interview with First Chair of the Security Council Working Group

Interview with Jean-Marc de La Sablière, former Permanent Representative of France to the UN, and first Chair of the Security Council Working Group on Children and Armed Conflict “I am glad that [resolution] 1612 could provide the framework for the work being done today. When we negotiated 1612, there was a sense that achievements had [...]

2018-11-08T14:28:33-05:00Tuesday, 8 November 2016|

UN Security Council Working Group Meets Former Child Soldiers in Goma

By Ndiaga Seck On the third day of their visit to the Democratic Republic of the Congo, the UN Security Council Working Group on children and armed conflict, led by Ambassador Sylvie Lucas from Luxemburg, visited a transit centre operated by CAJED, a UNICEF partner. The centre provides support to children formerly associated with armed [...]

2018-11-08T14:17:33-05:00Tuesday, 9 December 2014|
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