Insights: Children and Armed Conflict

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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
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    Briefing on Children and Armed Conflict

    On Monday, 23 May, the Special Representative for Children and Armed Conflict, Radhika Coomaraswamy, will be briefing the Somalia Eritrea Sanctions Committee. This will be her second briefing to a sanctions committee. (Last year in June she briefed the DRC...

    posted on FRI 20 MAY 2011
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    Insights on Children and Armed Conflict

    The Secretary-General’s annual report on children and armed conflict was released yesterday. The report provides information on grave violations committed against children, updates on progress made by parties to conflict on dialogue and action plans to halt the recruitment and...

    posted on THU 12 MAY 2011
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    Insights on Children and Armed Conflict

    This afternoon (2 May) the Working Group on Children and Armed Conflict will have a formal meeting where it is expected to adopt its conclusions on Chad and Afghanistan. At the start of the meeting Radhika Coomaraswamy, the Special Representative...

    posted on MON 2 MAY 2011
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    Insights on the Working Group on Children and Armed Conflict

    The Working Group on Children and Armed Conflict has been meeting weekly since January 2011 when Germany took up the chairmanship of the Working Group from Mexico. This Working Group has been at the forefront of implementing resolution 1612 and...

    posted on FRI 11 MAR 2011
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    Insights on Somalia

    Council experts are currently discussing China’s draft presidential statement for the strategic debate on Somalia on 10 March. They had their first meeting on Friday, 4 March and a revised version taking in comments made by members was circulated on...

    posted on TUE 8 MAR 2011
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    Insights on Protection Issues

    Tomorrow, Council members will have informal consultations on three thematic areas on the Council’s agenda–protection of civilians, women, peace and security and children and armed conflict. This is the first time Council members will be considering these three areas together....

    posted on THU 17 FEB 2011
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    Insights on Protection Issues

    There is talk that under the Brazilian presidency in February there will be consultations on how the Council can work more efficiently on protection issues. The aim appears to be to find ways of streamlining the Council’s work on these...

    posted on TUE 25 JAN 2011