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18 Nov 2013 description

Freetown, Sierra Leone— From November 11 th to November 22 nd , in Freetown, Sierra Leone, the Roméo Dallaire Child Soldiers Initiative will conduct its second set of training of security sector actors in the prevention of the recruitment and use of child soldiers.

21 May 2013 description

(FREETOWN) — Once a recruiter of child soldiers, Sierra Leone is now poised to become a leader in preventing the use of children in armed conflict, as officers from the Republic of Sierra Leone Armed Forces (RSLAF), Sierra Leone Police (SLP) and Sierra Leone Prison Services (SLPS) prepare to take part in the country's first ever training programme for security sector actors on how to prevent the use of child soldiers.

11 Feb 2013 description

February 11, 2012, (FREETOWN) — The Roméo Dallaire Child Soldiers Initiative will mark February 12, the International Day Against the Use of Child Soldiers, in Freetown on Tuesday as it begins a new project in Sierra Leone.

The project, which launches this month, aims to establish new training and education programs in an effort to directly prevent the future military use of children in the region by working with youth and the security sector.