Watchlist
Non-governmental Organization based in United States of America

All Updates

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24 Apr 2017 description

In February, Watchlist on Children and Armed Conflict visited Colombia to monitor the implementation of key activities by its national child protection partner. The visit was also an opportunity to follow up on the implementation of the peace agreement between the Government and the Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de Colombia – Ejército del Pueblo (FARC-EP).

20 Apr 2017 description
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New Report: UN Must List Saudi Arabia-Led Coalition for Violating Child Rights in Yemen

Warring parties committed at least 160 attacks on medical facilities and personnel over past two years, including deadly airstrike on children’s hospital. Attacks have contributed to closure of hospitals and worsened health conditions for children

09 Apr 2017 description

1. Advocacy

In 2016, Watchlist continued to successfully mainstream children and armed conflict priorities across the UN’s work through targeted advocacy and policy recommendations based on field inputs from our network members.

Mainstreaming Children and Armed Conflict in the Security Council

08 Apr 2017 description

This month’s update highlights children and armed conflict concerns and provides recommendations for the protection of children in the situations of Iraq, Sudan/South Sudan (Abyei), and Syria. The update additionally provides information regarding the status of the Security Council Working Group on Children and Armed Conflict conclusion negotiations on the Secretary-General’s reports on the situation of children and armed conflict in Somalia and Sudan.

Recommendations to the Security Council

IRAQ

19 Mar 2017 description

This month’s update highlights children and armed conflict concerns and provides recommendations for the protection of children in the situations of Afghanistan, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and Mali. The update additionally provides information regarding the status of the Security Council Working Group on Children and Armed Conflict conclusion negotiations on the Secretary-General’s reports on the situation of children and armed conflict in Colombia and Somalia.

AFGHANISTAN