High School Security Council


Juyuan Sun

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Position Paper Delegate: Juyuan Sun, Xiaomeng Huang School: Sucheng No.1 High School Country: Uruguay Committee: Security Council Topic: Children and Armed Conflict

Conflict has always been a central concern of the United Nations. Although, various convention of international humanitarian and human rights laws have been passed in the past 50 years, we can't prevent the helpless children from intimidation, abuse, torture and murder. As different kinds of armed conflicts evolve, there are still many civilians and children being hurt in today's wars due to various complex factors, and it can’t be ignored that the proportion of civilian war victims has risen sharply, estimated as high as 75%, sometimes even higher. Many innocent children are killed or kidnapped, or forced to be soldiers, and some of them even suffer from sexual abuse. ...