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Mar 11, 2011
Financing for development still remains a crucial challenge for achieving the MDGs until 2015. It implies that donor countries need to honour their international commitments, including goals such as the spending of 0.7 % of our gross national income for official development assistance until 2015
Speaking points by Ambassador Berger at the ECOSOC BWI Spring Meeting on MDGs
Mar 1, 2011
I wanted to point out what the UN-Security Council is already doing to protect children in conflict and to fight impunity, and why this has been quite successful so far.
Very briefly, the UN-mechanism dealing with children and armed conflict consists of three elements: the Security Council Working Group on Children and Armed conflict, the country-based Monitoring and Reporting Mechanism on children and armed conflict, currently active in 13 conflict areas and a Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflicts
Statement by Ambassadors Wittig in his capacity as Chairman of the SC Working Group on "Children in Armed Conflict" at Columbia University