Category Archives: peace support operations

Child protection symposium report available

The report of the Child Protection in Peace Support Operations symposium held on 13 October 2016 is now available here: Symposium report The symposium was an opportunity to discuss child protection issues, learn from each other, and build and strengthen … Continue reading

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Enhancing collaboration in the complexity of conflict: child protection symposium

On 13 October 2016, Save the Children through the project Strengthening Child Protection in African Union Peace Support Operations (PSO) in East and West Africa and the International Peace Support Training Centre (IPSTC) organized a Child Protection in Peace Support Operations … Continue reading

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Enhancing child protection capacity through peace support operations training

On 29 Aug – 09 Sept 2016 I attended a Child Protection Course that was funded by the Government of Denmark at the International Peace Support Training Centre (IPSTC) in Karen, Nairobi. At a time when children continue to bear … Continue reading

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Eastern African Standby Force integrated mission planning course provide child protection accountability opportunities in peace building

Save the children has for the past three years worked towards harmonizing approaches and standardizing child protection training in Peace Support Operations (PSO), through partnerships with Eastern African Standby Force (EASF) and Training Centres Excellence. The Eastern African Standby Force … Continue reading

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African Union Commission Conducts the Civilians’ Foundation Course

Over the last three years, Save the Children has been collaborating with the African Union Peace Support Operations Division (AUPSO) and the Regional Standby Forces specifically focusing on strengthening child rights and child protection in peace support operations. This has … Continue reading

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The Secretary General report reveals increasing severity of the grave violations committed in 2015

    The children and armed conflict report of the Secretary General covering the period from January to December 2015 was submitted pursuant to Security Council resolution 2225 (2015). The report outlines Recent global trends regarding the impact of armed … Continue reading

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Children in armed conflict, Every Last Child

Today, 26 April 2016, Save the Children is launching its global campaign ‘Every last Child’. The global launch will build a national and international dialogue on the most excluded children through a series of national advocacy, mobilisation and child led … Continue reading

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