UN Documents for Children and Armed Conflict: Security Council Resolutions

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29 October 2021 S/RES/2601 This resolution condemned attacks and threats of attack against schools, educational facilities and civilians connected with schools. It further emphasised the need to facilitate the continuation of education in situations of armed conflict. It was co-sponsored by 99 member states.
9 July 2018 S/RES/2427 This was a resolution, unanimously adopted, that provided a framework for mainstreaming protection, rights, well-being and empowerment of children throughout the conflict cycle, as well as in sustaining peace efforts.
18 June 2015 S/RES/2225 This was a resolution which added abductions as an additional violation to trigger inclusion of a party in the annexes of the Secretary-General’s annual report.
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.
4 August 2009 S/RES/1882 This resolution expanded the criteria for the Secretary-General’s “list of shame” in his reports on children and armed conflict beyond the recruitment of children to include the killing and maiming of children and/or rape and other sexual violence against children.
19 June 2008 S/RES/1820 This resolution focused on sexual violence in conflict and post-conflict situations, including by expressing the Council’s intention to consider the use of targeted sanctions against perpetrators.
21 December 2007 S/RES/1794 This resolution renewed MONUC until 31 December 2008.
15 October 2007 S/RES/1780 This resolution extended the mandate of MINUSTAH and condemned grave violations against children affected by armed violence.
10 August 2007 S/RES/1771 This resolution renewed the sanctions regime, with some modifications to the arms embargo, and the mandate of the Group of Experts until 15 February 2008.
31 July 2007 S/RES/1769 This resolution created an African Union/UN hybrid peacekeeping mission in Darfur (UNAMID).
31 July 2007 S/RES/1768 This resolution extended the DRC sanctions until 10 August 2007.
15 May 2007 S/RES/1756 This resolution extended the deployment of MONUC till 31 December 2007 and set out its mandate.
25 October 2006 S/RES/1719 This resolution requested the Secretary-General to establish a United Nations Integrated Office in Burundi, which was requested to conduct its activities taking the role of the Peacebuilding Commission into account.