Impact of Armed Conflict on Children: Note by the Secretary-General (A/51/306)

UN Document
Originally published


To improve the protection and care of children in conflict situations and prevent these conflicts from occurring, this study proposes an agenda for action by Member States and the international community. The following issues are considered:

- Mitigating the impact of armed conflict on children
- Relevance and adequacy of existing standards
- Reconstruction and reconciliation
- Conflict prevention
- Implementation mechanisms

Submitted pursuant to General Assembly resolution 48/157 of 20 December 1993, the study was undertaken with the support of the UN Centre for Human Rights and the UN Children's Fund.