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Secretary-General Report: Children and Armed Conflict in Syria

Syrian children have been subjected to “unspeakable” suffering in the nearly three years of civil war, with the Government and allied militia responsible for countless killings, maiming and torture, and the opposition for recruiting youngsters for combat and using terror tactics in civilian areas, according to the first United Nations report on the issue. Continue reading

Secretary-General Report: Civilian Capacity in the Aftermath of Conflict

Building resilient national institutions and capacities in the aftermath of conflict is critical to the consolidation of peace. The present report, the last stand-alone report on civilian capacity in the aftermath of conflict, addresses issues raised by Member States, highlights results achieved in the past two years, underlines lessons learned, and identifies remaining challenges and a way forward. Continue reading

Challenges and achievements in the implementation of the Millennium Development Goals for women and girls

UN Secretary-General, Ban Ki-Moon’s Report, Challenges and achievements in the implementation of the Millennium Development Goals for women and girls examines the challenges and achievements in the implementation of the Millennium Development Goals for women and girls and concludes with recommendations for consideration by the Commission on the Status of Women. Continue reading

Secretary-General Report: Gender equality and the empowerment of women in natural disasters

The Secretary-General’s Report ‘Gender equality and the empowerment of women in natural disasters’ was prepared pursuant to resolution 56/2 of the Commission on the Status of Women, in which the Secretary-General was requested to report on the implementation of the resolution and to make suggestions on how to further address gender equality and women’s empowerment in natural disasters within the existing United Nations framework.  Continue reading