Saturday, October 23, 2021

Amid rising insecurity in Cameroon, senior UN relief official calls for ‘beefed up’ civilian protection

17 February 2015 – Concluding a seven-day visit to Central Africa, the United Nations Assistant Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs today called international support ‘pivotal’ in preventing further destabilization of the region, particularly Cameroon, where more than two million people are already in need of aid. “Efforts to ensure security and…

Episode 53: Leila Zerrougui

Leila Zerrougui is the United Nations Special Representative for Children and Armed Conflict. She helps free child soldiers and protect children from the worst effects of war and conflict. In this episode, Zerrougui describes how she recently helped secure the release of child soldiers in South Sudan and reflects on…