Building Peace: Protecting Children in Conflict

Special Representative Virginia Gamba in Yambio, South Soudan. Photo UNMISS

 

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05 November 2018

10:00 – 12:00

Palais des Nations (Geneva) – Room XVII

Geneva Peace Week 2018 event organized by the Office of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict

co-sponsored by Belgium and Uruguay

This event will showcase that ending and preventing violations against children in armed conflict is not only a moral imperative but can also build sustainable peace. The event will build support for the Special Representative’s strategic focus on prevention and will hear ways in which Member States, civil society and others contribute to building peace through the implementation of the children in armed conflict agenda and related prevention initiatives.

With remarks by:

Michael Møller, Director-General of UN Office at Geneva

H.E. Amb. Geert Muylle, Permanent Representative of Belgium to the United Nations in Geneva

Virginia Gamba, Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict

Nathalie Ben Zakour Man, Senior Child Protection Advisor and Field Victims’ Rights Advocate, MINUSCA

and other speakers to be confirmed soon.

Defence for Children International is proud to co-sponsor support and co-sponsor this event.

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