UN Documents for Children and Armed Conflict

Selected Security Council Resolutions View All
7 March 2014 S/RES/2143 Urges parties to armed conflict to respect the civilian character of schools and to protect schools from attacks and use, the mainstreaming of child protection in security sector reforms, child protection training for peacekeepers and military personnel and the need to incorporate child protection provisions in peace agreements.
19 September 2012 S/RES/2068 Expressed deep concern about perpetrators who persisted in committing violations against children and reiterated its readiness to adopt targeted and graduated measures against them. The Council also called on the Working Group to consider, within the year, a broad range of options for increasing pressure on these persistent perpetrators and asked the Special Representative to brief on the delisting process. The resolution was adopted by a vote of 11 in favour, none against and four abstentions (Azerbaijan, China, Pakistan and Russia).
12 July 2011 S/RES/1998 This resolution expanded the criteria for listing parties to conflict in the Secretary-General’s report on children and armed conflict to include parties that attack or threaten schools and hospitals.
Selected Security Council Presidential Statements View All
17 June 2013 S/PRST/2013/8 This presidential statement expressed strong concern over the high number of repeat offenders that openly disregard Council resolutions and stressed the Council’s commitment to effectively deal with persistent perpetrators as well as its readiness to adopt targeted measures against them.
16 June 2010 S/PRST/2010/10 This was on children and armed conflict.
29 April 2009 S/PRST/2009/9 This was a presidential statement regarding the Secretary General’s annual report on Children and Armed Conflict.
Selected Secretary-General's Reports View All
30 June 2014 S/2014/453 This was a report on children and armed conflict in the DRC.
14 April 2014 S/2014/267 This Secretary-General’s report was on children and armed conflict in Mali.
7 March 2014 S/2014/339 This was on children and armed conflict, covering the period 1 January 2013 to 31 December 2013.
Selected Security Council Letters View All
1 March 2014 S/2014/144 This was a concept note for the debate on children and armed conflict.
13 March 2013 S/2013/158 This was a letter from Liechtenstein transmitting the report from the Princeton Workshop that focused on approaches to increase pressure on persistant perpetrators.
30 July 2010 S/2010/410 This was from the chair of the Working Group submitting his report on the activities of the Working Group since July 2009.
Selected Security Council Meeting Records View All
8 September 2014 S/PV.7259 This was an open debate on children and armed conflict.
7 March 2014 S/PV.7129 This was the most recent debate on children and armed conflict.
17 June 2013 S/PV.6980 This was a debate on children and armed conflict.
Selected General Assembly Documents View All
17 November 2011 A/C.3/66/L.22/Rev.1 This Thai General Assembly resolution in the Third Committee concerned “strengthening the coordination of the UN system on child protection.”
6 August 2008 A/63/227 This was the report by the Special Representative to the Secretary-General on Children and Armed Conflict.
13 August 2007 A/62/228 This was a report of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict.
Selected Working Group on Children and Armed Conflict Documents View All
22 April 2013 S/AC.51/2013/1 This was the conclusions of the working group on children and armed conflict on the LRA.
6 July 2011 S/AC.51/2011/5 These were the conclusions of the Working Group on children and armed conflict on CAR.
3 May 2011 S/AC.51/2011/3 These were the conclusions of the working group on children and armed conflict on Afghanistan.
Selected Other Documents View All
1 November 2010 S/2010/564 This was the report of the Security Council’s trip to Afghanistan.
30 June 2010 S/2010/288 This was the report of the Security Council mission to the Democratic Republic of the Congo (13 to 16 May 2010).
13 February 2007 S/2007/93 This was a letter from France enclosing the conclusions of the Council’s Working Group on Children and Armed Conflict on Côte d’Ivoire.