This month’s update highlights children and armed conflict concerns and provides recommendations for the protection of children in the situations of the Central African Republic (CAR), Somalia, Syria, and Yemen. The update also provides information regarding the status of the Working Group’s consideration of the Secretary-General’s reports, noting the adoption of the CAR conclusions on December 14, 2016. Currently, the Chair is awaiting introduction of new country-specific reports to begin negotiating conclusions.

Children and Armed Conflict Monthly Update – January 2017