Smartphone Application on Children and Armed Conflict

Here you will find the web-version of Watchlist’s Smartphone Application on Children and Armed Conflict, jointly developed with the Mission of Liechtenstein to the United Nations.

 

Watchlist Publications

Here you will find Watchlist policy reports, briefing notes and discussion papers on a wide range of issues related to the UN’s children and armed conflict are collected here. You will also find Watchlist newsletters and updates.

 

International Law and Standards

Here you will find the underlying sources of international law protecting children in situations of armed conflict including the Geneva Conventions and their Additional Protocols, the Convention on the Rights of the Child and its Protocol on the Involvement of Children in Armed Conflict, and the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court which treats the recruitment of children under 15 as a war crime. You will also find information on relevant standards such as the Paris Principles.

 

Security Council resolutions and Presidential Statements

Here you will find Security Council thematic resolutions and Presidential Statements on children and armed conflict. You will also find thematic resolutions sorted by topic as well as examples of the Security Council’s application of these thematic resolutions in the context of particular country situations.

 

Additional resources

For additional information, including country reports to and conclusions of the Working Group on Children and Armed Conflict, please visit the web site of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict or the web site of the Security Council Working Group on Children and Armed Conflict