59 parties to conflict are on UN Secretary-General’s “list of shame”: 8 government and 51 armed groups. 7 governments have signed action plans but only 2 armed groups. More action plans with armed groups are necessary to put #ChildrensRightsUpFront.
War Has Changed
Therefore our tactics must change too. The Romeo Dallaire Child Soldier Initiative aims to work with militaries, police, policy makers, academics and humanitarians to make a long-term impact in preventing the recruitment and use of child soldiers.