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Building Peace: Protecting Children in Conflict
5 Nov 2018 -  Building Peace: Protecting Children in Conflict
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
H.E. Amb. Ricardo González Arenas, Permanent Representative of Uruguay to the United Nations in Geneva
Virginia Gamba, Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict
Messeh Leone, Advocate for children affected by war, from Sierra Leone
Nathalie Ben Zakour Man, Senior Child Protection Advisor and Field Victims’ Rights Advocate, United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA)
Jean-François Basse, UNICEF
Hichem Khadhraoui, Director of Operations, Geneva Call
Erica Hall, World Vision
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