Excerpt from S/RES/2274 (2016), op. 38

Expresses its strong concern about the recruitment and use of children by [armed groups] in [affected country], in particular the use of children in suicide attacks, reiterates its strong condemnation of the recruitment and use of child soldiers in violation of applicable international law and all other violations and abuses committed against children in situations of armed conflict, including those involving killing and maiming of children, rape and other forms of sexual violence against children, abduction of children, denial of humanitarian access, and attacks against schools, education and health-care facilities, including the burning and forced closure of schools, and the intimidation, abduction and killing of education personnel, particularly those attacks targeting girls’ education by illegal armed groups, including [armed group], and noting, in this context, the listing of [armed groups] in the annex of the report of the Secretary-General on Children and Armed Conflict [reference], and calls for those responsible to be brought to justice;

Year
2016
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