High School General Assembly 2


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Delegation of Ethiopia

Delegate: Paulina Carmona Domínguez Committee: General Assembly Two

Topic: Promotion and protection of human rights (children and armed conflict)

“All victims of human rights abuses should be able to look to the Human Rights Council as a forum and a springboard for action. “ Ban Ki-moon. Former UN Secretary General

Every child without distinction requires protection, education, and security; however, the widespread impact of armed conflicts has brought us long-term consequences.

The Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC, 1959), the Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the involvement of children in armed conflicts (2000), and The Paris Principles (2007) protect every person under 18 years old. In it, it is pointed that under no circumstances, a child must not be forced to participate in hostilities and armed co...