UN resolution on children and armed conflict

Special Representative Rhadika Coomaraswamy meeting with Chadian President Idriss Déby

Protecting Children’s Rights in Troubled Landscapes

The Security Council has waded deeper into the tricky waters of protecting the rights of children in armed conflict despite protests of sovereignty from some countries, passing a resolution that clarifies the mandate for the UN special envoy on safeguarding children. The resolution, submitted by Canada and 30 other primarily Western countries, was adopted with …

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