Virginia Gamba

Security Council urges countries to factor child protection into conflict prevention efforts

Countries have been urged to mainstream child protection into the policies they introduce aimed at preventing conflict, in line with a Security Council resolution adopted on Monday.

“Be serious about resources” for reintegrating child soldiers: UN expert

The UN Secretary-General’s Special Representative for Children and Armed Conflict has bemoaned the call of the international community to integrate child soldiers into society without providing the necessary financial resources.

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News in Brief 21 September 2017 (PM)

Invest more in policies that support childhood development: UNICEF

Governments and the private sector are being urged to support three basic national policies which benefit early childhood development.

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UN Gender Focus: Protecting LGBTI defenders in Honduras, justice in Afghanistan, and raising awareness of children in armed conflict

Experts call for more action to protect LGBTI defenders in Honduras

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News in Brief 12 April 2017 (PM)

International Day of Human Space Flight celebrates international cooperation

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