Excerpt from S/RES/2388 (2017), pp. 18 and op. 18;

[pp. 18] Reiterating its grave concern over the abduction of children in situations of armed conflict, the majority of which are perpetrated by non-State armed groups, recognizing that abductions occur in a variety of settings, including schools, further recognizing that abduction often precedes or follows other abuses and violations of applicable international law against children, including those involving recruitment and use, killing and maiming, as well as rape and other forms of sexual violence, which may amount to war crimes or crimes against humanity, and calling on all Member States to hold perpetrators of abductions accountable, [op. 18] Strongly condemns violations of international law, especially those which affect children in situations of armed conflict, including those involving ... trafficking in persons;

Year
2017
Document type
Resolution

Theme

  • II. SPECIFIC PROTECTION CONCERNS ARISING FROM SECURITY COUNCIL DISCUSSIONS ON CHILDREN AFFECTED BY ARMED CONFLICT
  • Express concern at acts, threats or situations of violence against children, and condemn violations of international humanitarian law involving children