Armed violence in the community and its impact on children's right to freedom from violence Building peaceful and inclusive communities for children
Tegucigalpa, Honduras, 6 and 7 July, 2015 - The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General on Violence against Children, in cooperation with UNICEF and the Government of Honduras, convened an International Expert Consultation on Children’s Right to Protection from Armed Violence in the Community. Held in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, the meeting gathered representatives from national governments, UN agencies, regional organizations, research institutions and civil society; as well as children and young people. - Read more
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Report SRSG-VAC "Toward a world free from violence - Global Survey on Violence against Children" Download
United Nations General Assembly, Annual report of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Violence against Children, Document (A/68/274), 6 August 2013.
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UN Secretary General, Promoting development through the reduction and prevention of armed violence: Report of the Secretary-General. Document (A/64/228), 5 August 2009.
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