(OSRSG-CAAC) – Leila Zerrougui, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict, participated in the first World Humanitarian Summit as part of the delegation of the United Nations Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon. Earlier today, the Special Representative took part in the high-level Leader’s Roundtable “Uphold the norms that safeguard humanity”, where she represented the United Nations and expressed commitments on behalf of the organization to improve the delivery of humanitarian assistance and to intensify the monitoring, investigation and reporting of human rights violations and abuses, with particular attention to the plight of women and children.