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L’OIM inaugure un centre communautaire en Haïti

Haïti - L’OIM inaugure un nouveau centre communautaire dans la ville côtière de Léogâne, à l’ouest de Port-au-Prince, la capitale. La ville a été rasée par le séisme ravageur qui a frappé Haïti en 2010. Le centre comprend une salle pour les médias, des bureaux modernes équipés d’ordinateurs et d’imprimantes, des salles de cours et d’ateliers et peut accueillir jusqu’à 154 personnes en même temps. Il sera utilisé par la population à des fins pédagogiques et récréatives.

International Organization for Migration:

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Haiti + 1 other
IOM Inaugurates Community Centre in Haiti

IOM has inaugurated a new community centre in the seaside town of Léogâne, west of the capital, Port-au-Prince. The town was levelled by the massive earthquake that struck Haiti in 2010.

The centre features a media room, modern offices equipped with computers and printers, classrooms and workshop rooms and can accommodate up to 154 people at a time. It will be used by the public for educational and recreational purposes.

International Organization for Migration:

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Palestinian Authority President presents application for United Nations membership as heads of state, government address General Assembly

GA/11152

Sixty-sixth General Assembly
Plenary
19th, 20th & 21st Meetings (AM, PM & Night)

Peace Can Only Come through Negotiations, Responds Israel’s Prime Minister, Offering ‘Straightforward Discussion’

Declaring “this is the moment of truth, our people are waiting to hear the answer of the world,” Mahmoud Abbas, President of the Palestinian Authority, presented an application for United Nations membership before a packed hall today as the General Assembly continued its general debate.

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Afghanistan + 14 others
ICRC striving to meet unprecedented needs despite funding pressures

Geneva (ICRC) – The lives of ever more men, women and children are heavily dependent on humanitarian aid.

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Afghanistan + 22 others
Le sort des enfants en temps de conflit armé - Rapport du Secrétaire général (A/65/820–S/2011/250)

I. Introduction

  1. Le présent rapport portant sur la période allant de janvier à décembre 2010 (ainsi que sur certaines situations qui ont subsisté au-delà de la période considérée) est soumis en application de la déclaration du Président (S/PRST/2010/10) du 16 juin 2010, par laquelle le Conseil m’a prié de lui présenter un rapport sur l’application de ses résolutions 1261 (1999), 1314 (2000), 1379 (2001), 1460 (2003), 1539 (2004), 1612 (2005) et 1882 (2009) et des déclarations présidentielles sur le sort des enfants en temps de conflit armé.

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Afghanistan + 22 others
Children and armed conflict: Report of the Secretary-General (A/65/820–S/2011/250)

UN report warns of disturbing trend of attacks against schools during armed conflicts

An increasing number of parties to armed conflicts around the world are deliberately attacking schools or forcing them to close in a disturbing and growing trend, according to a United Nations report released today. The annual report of the Secretary-General’s Special Representative for Children and Armed Conflict finds that out of 22 conflicts that were monitored, attacks against schools and hospitals were reported in at least 15.

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Afghanistan + 14 others
JOINT STATEMENT ON THE OCCASION OF UNIVERSAL CHILDREN'S DAY BY SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE OF THE SECRETARY-GENERAL RADHIKA COOMARASWAMY AND UNDER-SECRETARY-GENERAL ALAIN LE ROY

New York, 19 November 2010 - Tomorrow, 20 November is Universal Children's Day, a day to celebrate youth and to demonstrate our universal belief that childhood is sacred for all girls and boys. Millions of children around the world, however, are denied a safe home and community, a functioning school and a protected playground. Growing up in conflict, their innocence is stolen when they are abducted from schools, recruited to fight, wounded or killed, separated from their families and emotionally as well as physically scarred for life.

We remember the needs of the children

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Afghanistan + 23 others
Les enfants et les conflits armés : Rapport du Secrétaire général (A/64/742-S/2010/181)

Assemblée générale
Soixante-quatrième session
Point 65 a) de l'ordre du jour
Promotion et protection des droits de l'enfant

Conseil de sécurité
Soixante-cinquième année

I. Introduction

1. Le présent rapport pour la période de janvier à décembre 2009 est soumis en application du paragraphe 19 de la résolution 1882 (2009) du Conseil de sécurité, dans laquelle le Conseil m'a invité à lui présenter un rapport sur l'application de la résolution, ainsi que de ses résolutions 1261 (1999), 1314 (2000), 1379 (2001), 1460

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Afghanistan + 23 others
Children and armed conflict: Report of the Secretary-General (A/64/742-S/2010/181)

General Assembly
Sixty-fourth session
Agenda item 65 (a)
Promotion and protection of the rights of children

Security Council
Sixty-fifth year

I. Introduction

1. The present report, which covers the period from January to December 2009, is submitted pursuant to paragraph 19 of Security Council resolution 1882 (2009), by which the Council requested me to submit a report on the implementation of that resolution, resolutions 1261 (1999), 1314 (2000), 1379 (2001), 1460 (2003), 1539 (2004) and 1612

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Afghanistan + 21 others
UN SC expressing deep regret over toll on civilians in armed conflict, reaffirms readiness to respond to their deliberate targeting - Adopted resolution 1894 (2009)


SC/9786

Security Council
6216th Meeting (AM & PM)

Expressing deep regret that civilians continued to account for the vast majority of casualties in armed conflicts, the Security Council reaffirmed today its readiness to respond to the targeting of civilians and the blocking of humanitarian aid, as it opened a day-long debate on the matter.

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Afghanistan + 19 others
New Security Council resolution enhances accountability and responses to violations against children in situations of armed conflict

NEW YORK, 5 August 2009 - UNICEF welcomes the UN Security Council's unanimous adoption yesterday of a new resolution, Resolution 1882 (2009), which heralds a stronger protective environment for children in situations of armed conflict and an increased level of accountability for those who violate their rights.

Security Council resolution 1612, adopted in 2005, established the Monitoring and Reporting Mechanism (MRM), which addresses six grave violations of children's rights: the recruitment or

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Afghanistan + 19 others
Une nouvelle résolution du Conseil de sécurité augmente la responsabilité et les réponses apportées aux violations à l'encontre des enfants dans les conflits armés

NEW YORK, 5 août 2009 - L'UNICEF se félicite de l'adoption unanime hier par le Conseil de sécurité de l'ONU d'une nouvelle résolution, la Résolution 1882 (2009), annonçant un environnement encore plus protecteur pour les enfants plongés dans des situations de conflit armé et une reconnaissance accrue de la responsabilité de ceux qui violent leurs droits.

La résolution 1612 du Conseil de sécurité , adoptée en 2005, établissait le Mécanisme de surveillance et de communication de l'information (MRM), concernant six violations graves des droits de

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Le Conseil prie le Secrétaire général d'inclure les auteurs de meurtres et mutilations d'enfants dans les annexes à ses rapports sur les enfants et les conflits armés - la résolution 1882 (2009) adoptée à l'unanimité

CS/9722

Conseil de sécurité
6176e séance - après-midi

Le Conseil de sécurité a, cet après-midi, prié le Secrétaire général de mentionner les parties à un conflit armé qui « commettent systématiquement des meurtres et mutilations d'enfants » ainsi que des « viols et autres formes de violence sexuelle contre les enfants » dans les annexes à ses futurs rapports sur les enfants et les conflits armés.

« Profondément préoccupé par le fait que les enfants continuent à représenter un nombre considérable des victimes » de ces crimes, le Conseil, dans sa résolution 1882 (2009), adoptée à

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Parties killing, maiming or raping children will be named in UN SG's 'list of shame' annex to report on children in armed conflict - resolution 1882 (2009) unanimously adopted

SC/9722

Security Council
6176th Meeting (PM)

Security Council Unanimously Adopts Resolution to 'Strike a Blow' against Impunity

Parties to armed conflict engaging in patterns of "killing and maiming of children and/or rape and other sexual violence against children" must also be listed in the Secretary-General's reports on children in armed conflict, according to resolution 1882 (2009), adopted unanimously by the Security Council today.

The Council action was the culmination

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Annual report of SRSG for Children and Armed Conflict, Radhika Coomaraswamy (A/HRC/12/49)

HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL
Twelfth session
Agenda item 3

PROMOTION AND PROTECTION OF ALL HUMAN RIGHTS, CIVIL, POLITICAL, ECONOMIC, SOCIAL AND CULTURAL RIGHTS, INCLUDING THE RIGHT TO DEVELOPMENT

I. INTRODUCTION

1. The present report is submitted pursuant to General Assembly resolution 51/77 and other subsequent resolutions of the Assembly on the rights of the child, including its most recent, resolution 63/241, in which the Assembly requested the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict to continue to submit

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Secretary-General appoints Marta Santos Pais of Portugal as Special Representative on Violence against Children

SG/A/1182
BIO/4078

Biographical Note

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has appointed Marta Santos Pais of Portugal as his Special Representative on Violence against Children at the level of Assistant Secretary-General.

The appointment was made following the recommendation included in the Secretary-General's Study on Violence against Children. The General Assembly, at its sixty-second session, adopted resolution 62/141 requesting the Secretary-General to appoint, for a period of three years, a Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Violence against Children.

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Secretary-General urges action by Security Council to 'strike a blow' against impunity for victimization of children in conflict

SG/SM/12211
HR/4977
SC/9647

Following is the text of UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon's remarks to the Security Council meeting on Children and Armed Conflict in New York, today, 29 April:

Madame President, Foreign Minister Patricia Espinosa of Mexico. Thank you for your participation and organizing today's important debate. You have shown great commitment to this issue, including as Chair of the Working Group on Children and Armed Conflict.

Madame President, before I go further into my remarks, I am very much relieved and encouraged by what you have

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Afghanistan + 19 others
Le Conseil de sécurité reconnaît l'importance d'élargir les critères pour l'inscription sur la « liste de la honte » des parties à un conflit qui utilisent des enfants


CS/9646

Conseil de sécurité
6114e séance – matin & après-midi

Le Secrétaire général recommande d'inclure les auteurs de viols et d'autres violences sexuelles contre des enfants dans les conflits armés

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Afghanistan + 19 others
Statement on behalf of the European Union at the Security Council open debate on children and armed conflict

Report
European Union
Statement on behalf of the European Union by H.E. Mr. Martin Palouš, Permanent Representative of the Czech Republic to the United Nations, at the Security Council open debate on Children and armed conflict - New York, April 29, 2009

Mr. President,

I have the honor to speak on behalf of the European Union.

The Candidate Countries Croatia* and the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia*, the Countries of the Stabilisation and Association Process and potential candidates Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Serbia, as well as Armenia, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova