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28 Sep 2010 description
report UN News Service

Onze nouveaux pays ont adhéré lundi aux « Engagements de Paris » destinés à mettre fin à l'utilisation d'enfants soldats dans les conflits.

27 Sep 2010 description

NEW YORK, 27 September 2010 - New countries today endorsed the 'Paris Commitments' to end the use of child soldiers, joining a growing list of States that have pledged to protect children from recruitment and use by armed forces and groups.

Adopted in 2007, the Paris Commitments on Children Associated with Armed Forces or Armed Groups are a voluntary promise by States to work together to halt child recruitment, support the release of children from armed groups and help reintegrate these children into civilian life.

At today's high-level meeting in UN Headquarters, the …

15 Aug 2008 description

Each week, the World Health Organization Health Action in Crises in Geneva produces information highlights on critical health-related activities in countries where there are humanitarian crises. Drawing on the various WHO programmes, contributions cover activities from field and country offices and the support provided by WHO regional offices and headquarters. The mandate of the WHO departments specifically concerned with Emergency and Humanitarian Action in Crises is to increase the effectiveness of the WHO contribution to crisis preparedness and response, transition and recovery.