Watchlist Activities

Advocacy

Sudan/South Sudan

Government security forces of both Sudan and South Sudan are listed for the recruitment and use of children. The Secretary General will inform the Council of the progress in implementing UNISFA’s mandate, and  the status of compliance with resolution 2046 (2012), pertaining to an end in hostilities and negotiations under the auspices of the African Union High-level Implementation Panel, including the status of the disputed Abyei area. The Security Council should:

  • Call on Sudan and the SPLM-N to engage in direct talks and allow unimpeded delivery of humanitarian assistance to the areas affected by the conflict;
  • Recall and call on all parties to fully implement the relevant conclusions of the Working Group on Children and Armed Conflict (S/AC.51/2012/1 and S/AC.51/2012/2);
  • Request the Secretary-General to continue to ensure the monitoring and reporting of grave violations against children and to include the matter of children and armed conflict as a specific aspect of all reports.

The United States is the lead country on Sudan/South Sudan

Sudan (Darfur):

Nine parties, including the Sudanese government forces, are listed for the recruitment and use of child soldiers. The Council will receive a report on the implementation of the mandate of UNAMID, in accordance with SCR 2113 (2013). The Security Council should:

  • Call on all parties to allow the unimpeded delivery of humanitarian assistance and encourage the Sanctions Committee of resolution 1591 (2005) and its Panel of Experts to pay particular attention to the denial of humanitarian assistance;
  • Encourage the Government of Sudan to enhance efforts to conclude negotiations with the UN on an action plan to end the recruitment and use of child soldiers.

The United Kingdom is the lead country on Darfur. Argentina chairs the 1591 Sanctions Committee. 

United Kingdom is the lead country on Darfur. 


Field Monitors


 

UN Action

Year listed: 2003
Action plans signed: JEM (2012); SPLA (2010); SLA/Minnawi (2007)
Sanctions Committee:  Sudan Sanctions Committee was established by Security Council Resolution 1591 (2005)
Secretary-General’s reports on CAAC in Sudan: 2011200920072006
Security Council Working Group conclusions on Sudan: 2012; 200920082006
International Criminal Court (Date prosecution applied for a warrant of arrest):
Janjaweed (2007); Justice and Equality Movement (JEM) (2009)


Perpetrators listed since Security Council Resolution 1612:
2001 2002 2003 2005 2006 2007 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Government-allied militia, the South Sudan Unity Movement (SSUM) a a
Government-supported militias (backed by Government of Sudan) a,b,c,d
Pro-Government militias a a a a
Sudan People's Liberation Movement/Army (SPLM/A) a a
Sudan People's Liberation Movement North (SPLM-N) a a
Sudan Liberation Movement/Army (SLM/A) a
Sudan Liberation Movement/Army (SLM/A) (Minawi) a,b,c,e
Sudan Liberation Army (SLA)/Minni Minnawi a,b,c a,b a a a a
Sudan Liberation Army (SLA)/Peace Wing a a a a
Janjaweed a,b,c,e a,b,c,e a,b,c,d,f
Justice and Equality Movement (JEM) a a,b,d a a a a
Justice and Equality Movement (Peace Wing) a,b,c a a a a
Police forces (camel police) a
Police forces, including the Central Reserve Police & Border Intelligence Forces a,b,c a,b,c a a a a
Sudan Armed Forces (SAF) a,b,e,f a,b,c,d,f a,b,c,d a
Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA) a,b a,c a a a
Joint Integrated Units of the Sudan Armed Forces and SPLA a
The White Army (Lou Nuer) a,b
Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) a a a,b,c a,b,c
Chadian opposition forces a a,b,c a,b a a
Popular Defense Forces (PDF) a,b,c a a a
Sudan Liberation Army (SLA)/Abu Gasim/Mother Wing a,b,c a a a a a
Sudan Liberation Army (SLA)/Free Will a,b,c a a a a
Sudan Liberation Army (SLA)/Abdul Wahid a,e a a a a a
Sudan Liberation Army (SLA)/Shafi a,e
Sudan Liberation Army (SLA)/Unity a a a a a
Sudan Liberation Army (SLA)/Historical Leadership a a a
Movement of Popular Force for Rights and Democracy a a a
Sudanese Armed Forces (SAF) a,c a,c a a a
South Sudan Defence Forces, including the forces of Major-General Gabriel Tang Ginyi a,b,c
Pibor Defence Forces a,b,c
a: Parties that recruit and use children
b: Parties that kill and maim children
c: Parties that commit rape and other forms of sexual violence against children
d: Parties that engage in attacks on schools and/or hospitals
e: Parties that engage in abduction of children
f: Parties that deny humanitarian access to children
* This party has concluded an action plan with the United Nations in line with Security Council resolutions 1539 (2004) and 1612 (2005).