Insights: Children and Armed Conflict

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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 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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    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
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    Open Debate on Child Victims of Non-State Armed Groups

    On Wednesday (25 March), the Security Council will hold an open debate on children and armed conflict focused on child victims of non-state armed groups. There will be briefings by Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children...

    posted on TUE 24 MAR 2015
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    Open Debate on Children and Armed Conflict

    On Monday (8 September), the Security Council will hold an open debate to discuss the Secretary-General’s latest report on children and armed conflict (S/2014/339). Special Representative of the Secretary-General Leila Zerrougui, Deputy Executive Director of UNICEF Yoka Brandt and Under-Secretary...

    posted on FRI 5 SEP 2014
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    Children and Armed Conflict Open Debate and Resolution

    Tomorrow (7 March), the Security Council will hold an open debate on children and armed conflict, focused on how to make progress on the full implementation of the children and armed conflict agenda. The Minister of Foreign and European Affairs...

    posted on THU 6 MAR 2014
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    Working Group on Children and Armed Conflict: Myanmar Visit

    Members of the Working Group on Children and Armed Conflict, led by its chair, Ambassador Sylvie Lucas (Luxembourg), will be visiting Myanmar from 1 – 4 December. The delegation is expected to convey key messages from their conclusions on the...

    posted on WED 27 NOV 2013
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    Children and Armed Conflict Debate

    This morning (17 June), the Security Council will have a debate on children and armed conflict to discuss the Secretary-General’s latest report on children and armed conflict (S/2013/245). The Special Representative of the Secretary-General, Leila Zerrougui, the Deputy Executive Director...

    posted on SUN 16 JUN 2013
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    Working Group Meeting on Children and Armed Conflict

    This afternoon (20 May), the Working Group on Children and Armed Conflict will have a formal meeting where it will discuss the issue of persistent perpetrators and the latest report of the Secretary-General on children and armed conflict in Myanmar...

    posted on MON 20 MAY 2013
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    Children and Armed Conflict Open Debate

    Tomorrow (19 September) the Security Council will hold an open debate on children and armed conflict. The new Special Representative for Children and Armed Conflict, Leila Zerrougui, in her first appearance before the Council, will present the Secretary-General’s latest report...

    posted on TUE 18 SEP 2012
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    Children and Armed Conflict “Arria Formula” Meeting

    On Monday (9 July) Council members and representatives from civil society and UN organisations will exchange ideas in an “Arria formula” meeting on how to deal with parties to conflict committing grave violations against children that have been listed in...

    posted on FRI 6 JUL 2012
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    Working Group on Children and Armed Conflict

    It seems the Working Group on Children and Armed Conflict will meet at 3 pm to adopt conclusions on the Secretary-General’s first report on children and armed conflict in Iraq. It appears that the Secretary-General’s report on children and armed...

    posted on FRI 30 SEP 2011
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    Children and Armed Conflict Resolution

    Council members at expert and deputy permanent representative level have been negotiating a draft resolution on children and armed conflict this week. Significant differences over some issues have emerged and need to be resolved before the open debate next Tuesday,...

    posted on FRI 8 JUL 2011