(OSRSG-CAAC) – The Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict welcomes the commitment by the National Coalition of Syrian Revolution and Opposition Forces and the Supreme Military Council of the Free Syrian Army (FSA) to end and prevent the recruitment of children under 18. In a communiqué annexed to a letter sent to the UN Security Council and made public yesterday, the Coalition and the Supreme Military Council pledged to issue command orders to FSA units banning the recruitment and use of children and to enforce disciplinary measures against child recruiters.