This month’s update highlights children and armed conflict concerns and provides recommendations for the protection of children in the situations of Afghanistan, Democratic Republic of the Congo, and Mali, as well as targeted recommendations for the forthcoming Open Debate on Human Trafficking in Conflict. The update also provides information regarding the status of the Working Group’s consideration of the Secretary-General’s report on the Central African Republic. The adoption of the final negotiated draft of the report, which was promised by November 4, was delayed and awaits conclusion.

Children and Armed Conflict Monthly Update – December 2016