Press Contact:

Dragica Mikavica
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Watchlist Press Releases:

Watchlist Press Release: Colombia: Child soldiers risk being left out of the peace process – 19 February 2015

Watchlist Press Release: September 2014 Open Debate on Children and Armed Conflict - 8 September 2014

New Report: Children in Northeast Nigeria Subject to a Wide Range of Violations by Warring Parties; Greater Action Needed – 4 September 2014

Watchlist Press Release: UN Should Exclude DRC Armed Forces from Peacekeeping Mission in CAR – 19 August 2014

Watchlist Press Release: March 2014 Open Debate on Children and Armed Conflict – 7 March 2014

New report: violations committed by armed groups against children in Mali; greater action needed by all - 19 June 2013

Nouveau rapport: violations commises par groupes armés à l’encontre d’enfants au Mali; davantage d’action requise par tous - 19 juin 2013

Watchlist Press Release: 2013 Debate on Children and Armed Conflict - 17 June 2013

Myanmar: Watchlist calls for an inclusive and transparent implementation of the Action Plan on child recruitment and use - 29 June 2012

New UN Report on Children and Armed Conflict: List of Persistent Perpetrators of Extreme Violence Against Children Doubles - 11 June 2012

New Report: Risks For Children in Colombia’s Armed Conflict on the Rise; Protection by Colombian Government Insufficient - 3 April 2012

New report: LRA And Other Armed Groups Committing Grave Violations Against Children in Central African Republic - 4 May 2011

New Report Calls On World Leaders To Protect Afghanistan’s Children – 14 June 2010

Watchlist Applauds New UN Security Council Resolution To Protect Children In Armed Conflict, Urges Implementation – 4 August 2009

No More Denial: Call for UN To Protect Children In Armed Conflict In Myanmar – 6 May 2009

Armed Conflict in Sri Lanka Escalates, Children Face Urgent Crisis – 14 April 2008 (SinhalaTamil)

Children Continue To Face Abuses In Sudan, Watchlist Calls For Urgent Action – 18 April 2007

Nepal’s Children Devastated By Raging Armed Conflict – 26 January 2005

Liberia Dangerous For Children Months After War Ends – 28 June 2004

Watchlist Outraged By Wide Spectrum Of Abuses Against Children In Colombia – 18 February 2004

Watchlist Deplores Widespread Abuses Against Children in the Democratic Republic of Congo – 16 June 2003

Children Ravaged by Sudan’s War, Peace Process Should Give Priority to Ending Abuses and Building Future with Children and Adolescents – 25 March 2003

Activists From War Zones Demand Better Protection For Children – 6 November 2002

Afghan Peace And reconstruction Plans Should Include Protections For Children – 19 November 2001


Watchlist in Other Media:

Launch of the report “Where are they…? The situation of children and armed conflict in Mali” at the UN Press Briefing Room – 19 June 2013

“Los niños de la guerra,” Watchlist appearance with partner organization COALICO on CNN Café -6 April 2012

“No One to Trust: Children and Armed Conflict in Colombia” - Watchlist Briefing at the UN - 3 April 2012

“An Uncertain Future? Children and Armed Conflict in the Central African Republic” – Interview given by Laura Perez to Radio Ndeke Luka in Bangui – 18 May 2011

“An Uncertain Future? Children and Armed Conflict in the Central African Republic” – Interview given by Laura Perez to BBC’s “Focus on Africa” programme – 4 May 2011

An Uncertain Future? Children and Armed Conflict in the Central African Republic – Watchlist/IDMC Briefing at the UN - 4 May 2011