Insights: Children and Armed Conflict

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    Arria-formula Meeting: Access to education in conflict and post-conflict settings

    On Friday (2 October), there will be an Arria-formula meeting on: “Access to education in conflict and post conflict contexts: Role of digital technology and connectivity”. Security Council members co-sponsoring the meeting are Belgium, China, the Dominican Republic, Estonia, France,...

    posted on THU 1 OCT 2020
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    Children and Armed Conflict: Open Debate and Adoption of a Presidential Statement on Attacks Against Schools

    Tomorrow (10 September), Security Council members will convene for an open debate on “Children and Armed Conflict: Attacks against Schools as a Grave Violation of Children’s Rights”, which will focus on the Sahel region. The meeting will coincide with the...

    posted on WED 9 SEP 2020
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    Open VTC Meeting on Children and Armed Conflict

    Tomorrow afternoon (23 June), Security Council members will hold an open video teleconference (VTC) meeting on Children and Armed Conflict. Special Representative for Children and Armed Conflict Virginia Gamba will present the Secretary-General’s annual report. The Executive Director of UNICEF,...

    posted on MON 22 JUN 2020
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    Children and Armed Conflict Briefing

    Tomorrow (12 February) the Security Council will hold a high-level briefing on “Integrating child protection into peace processes to resolve conflict and sustain peace”. The meeting, initiated by Belgium, the chair of the Working Group on Children and Armed Conflict...

    posted on TUE 11 FEB 2020
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    Arria-formula Meeting on Reintegration of Children Associated with Armed Forces and Armed Groups

    Tomorrow (26 November), Security Council members will hold an Arria-formula meeting on how to better support children once they have been separated from armed forces and armed groups. In this regard, the meeting will focus on how bridging the “humanitarian-development-peace”...

    posted on MON 25 NOV 2019
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    Children and Armed Conflict Open Debate

    Tomorrow (2 August) the Security Council will hold an open debate on children and armed conflict, which will be chaired by Polish Foreign Minister Jacek Czaputowicz. Special Representative for Children and Armed Conflict Virginia Gamba will present the Secretary-General’s annual...

    posted on THU 1 AUG 2019
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    Children and Armed Conflict: Arria-formula Meeting on “Protection of Boys and Girls in Shrinking Humanitarian Space”

    Tomorrow morning (12 February) at 10 am in Conference Room 6 there will be an open Arria-formula meeting on the protection of children affected by armed conflict in contexts where humanitarian space is shrinking, with a specific focus on the...

    posted on MON 11 FEB 2019
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    Arria-formula Meeting on Children Born of Sexual Violence in Conflict Zones

    Tomorrow (26 October), Poland, in partnership with Bolivia, France, Germany and South Africa, will organise an Arria-formula meeting on the plight and rights of children born of wartime sexual violence. The briefers include Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Sexual...

    posted on THU 25 OCT 2018
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    Children and Armed Conflict: Open Debate and Resolution

    On Monday (9 July), the Council will hold a high-level open debate on children and armed conflict with the theme, “Protecting Children Today Prevents Conflict Tomorrow”. The meeting will be chaired by Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven. Special Representative for...

    posted on FRI 6 JUL 2018
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    Children and Armed Conflict: Arria-formula Meeting on Action Plans

    This afternoon (7 May), Council members will hold an Arria-formula meeting on “Ending and Preventing Grave Violations against Children through Action Plans: Best Practices from African States”. The Arria-formula meeting has been organised by Poland in partnership with Côte d’Ivoire,...

    posted on MON 7 MAY 2018
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    Children and Armed Conflict Open Debate and Presidential Statement

    Tomorrow (31 October), the Security Council will have an open debate on children and armed conflict focused on the Secretary-General’s annual report on this issue. The debate will be presided over by the French Minister of Foreign Affairs and International...

    posted on MON 30 OCT 2017
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    Arria-Formula Meeting on Attacks on Schools

    Tomorrow morning (13 October), France, Italy, Sweden and Uruguay are organising an Arria-formula meeting on the issue of attacks on schools. The briefers will be Special Representative for Children and Armed Conflict Virginia Gamba; Joy Bishara, one of the female...

    posted on THU 12 OCT 2017
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    Open Debate and Resolution on Human Trafficking

    Tomorrow (20 December), the Security Council will convene for a ministerial-level open debate on trafficking in persons in conflict situations, organised by Spain. The meeting will be chaired by Spain’s Prime Minister, Mariano Rajoy Brey. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, Executive Director...

    posted on MON 19 DEC 2016
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    Joint Meeting of the Yemen 2140 Sanctions Committee and the Working Group on Children and Armed Conflict

    Tomorrow afternoon (18 September), the Yemen 2140 Sanctions Committee and the Working Group on Children and Armed Conflict will hold joint informal consultations on the conflict in Yemen. Ambassadors Raimonda Murmokaite (Lithuania), the chair of the 2140 Sanctions Committee, and...

    posted on THU 17 SEP 2015
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    Children and Armed Conflict Debate and Resolution on Abductions

    On Thursday (18 June), the Security Council will hold a ministerial-level open debate on children and armed conflict focused on the Secretary-General’s annual report on this topic (S/2015/409) and on the issue of abductions. The debate will be chaired by...

    posted on WED 17 JUN 2015