Union Minister U Kyaw Tin discusses with United Nations Special Representative of Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict via videoconference

Union Minister U Kyaw Tin (L) holds talks with UN Special Representative Ms Virginia Gamba online on 16 October 2020. Photo: MNA

Union Minister for International Cooperation U Kyaw Tin held discussions with the United Nations Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict Ms Virginia Gamba on 16 October 2020 via videoconference.
During the meeting, Union Minister briefed the United Nations Special Representative on matters pertaining to the accelerated measures taken by Myanmar for the prevention of recruitment and use of children, following the delisting of Tatmadaw from the list of parties that recruit and use children in the UN Secretary-General’s Annual Report. They exchanged views on feasibility of forming an oversight mechanism for sustainably preventing the recruitment and use of child soldiers, progress of the implementation of the National Action Plan for the prevention of incidents on killing, maiming and sexual violence against children in armed conflicts, and enhancing cooperation with the United Nations in protection of children in armed conflicts—MNA

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