12 July 2018

UN Security Council Adopts Resolution To Protect Children In Armed Conflict

UN Security Council Adopts Resolution To Protect Children In Armed Conflict


The UN Security Council adopted a resolution 2427, aimed at a framework for mainstreaming protection, rights, well-being and empowerment of children throughout the conflict cycle.

Resolution 2427, which won unanimous approval of the 15 members of the council, strongly condemns the recruitment and use of children by parties to armed conflict as well as their re-recruitment, killing and maiming, rape and other forms of sexual violence, abductions. The council was chaired by Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven. 

Source- The Livemint

Static/Current Takeaways Important for SBI PO/Clerk Exam 2018- 
  • Antonio Guterres is the Secretary-General of the United Nations.
  • The UN Headquarters in New York, United States.

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