High School General Assembly 2


Samya Mehta

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WIMUN TOPIC: Promotion and Protection of Human Rights (children and armed conflict) COMMITTEE: General Assembly Second Committee COUNTRY: Liberia

UN estimates that at any one time there are more than 300,000 children (child being defined as any person 17 and under) fighting in armed government forces and armed opposition forces around the world in more than 30 countries including El Salvador, Columbia, Cambodia, Mozambique, and Kosovo. Some of the worst use and abuse of children has occurred during the brutal civil war from 1989-2003 in Liberia that has left the count...