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In recognition of the need for close inter-agency cooperation, especially to ensure the avoidance of overlapping mandates and duplication of efforts, the UNODC Global Programme to End Violence Against Children works with a number of key partners both UN entities and representatives of regional and other international organisations and networks.

 

UN Partners  

 

The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)  

Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR)  

United Nations Office of Counter-Terrorism (UNOCT)  

Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Violence Against Children (SRSG VAC)  

Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict (SRSG CAAC)  

Committee on the Rights of the Child  

World Health Organization  

 

Member of 

 

Global Partnership to End Violence against Children 

INSPIRE Working Group Advisory and Operational Support Team 

 

 

 

Recent News

UNODC END VAC introduced its Training Package and the 'Roadmap' within the UN Geneva event celebrating '30 years of the Convention on the Rights of the Child' 

The UNODC-ENDVAC celebrating 30 YEARS of the Convention on the Rights of the Child organised the Event 'Children affected by Terrorism: A Roadmap for Action' co-sponsored by the Delegation of the EU & the Uruguay PM to the UN in Geneva, to promote global awareness of the impact of terrorism on children and discuss the phenomenon of child recruitment by terrorist and violent extremist groups in order to identify the basis for effective approaches to the treatment of these children... read more &  see CRC30  Anniversary

UNODC Roadmap on the Treatment of Children Associated with Terrorist and Violent Extremist Groups highlighted at the COTER Meeting, European Council  

UNODC participated in the meeting organised by the Working Party on Terrorism (COTER) of the European Council and presented the   UNODC Roadmap on the Treatment of Children Recruited and Exploited by Terrorist and Violent Extremist Groups. The meeting was a first step in enhancing the partnership between UNODC and the European Council towards protecting children from terrorism and supporting Member States to overcome the challenges associated with this phenomenon...  read more

The UN Counter-Terrorism Centre (UNCCT) and UNODC held a joint High-Level event on "Protecting Children Affected by Terrorism" 

Organised on the margins of the 74th session of the UN General Assembly, the purpose of this event was to launch the UNCCT handbook on "Children Affected by the Foreign-Fighter Phenomenon: Ensuring a Child Rights-Based Approach," and to present the UNODC Comprehensive Training Package on Children Recruited and Exploited by Terrorist and Violent Extremist Groups. UNCCT and UNODC  joined forces to support Member States that request assistance to address issues related to children affected by terrorism...  read more

UNODC Roadmap on the Treatment of Children Associated with Terrorist and Violent Extremist groups

The Roadmap is the result of 3 years of technical assistance work by UNODC to Member States that are affected by this phenomenon. It builds upon the twofold mandates of UNODC in the areas of violence against children and counter-terrorism, as well as on an increased understanding of the challenges and promising practices in this area. The Roadmap aims in priority to achieve an enhanced system-wide coherence that supports national priorities and needs...  read more

Useful links

UN Strategies & Measures on the Elimination of VAC  

Convention on the Rights of the Child

UNODC Global Programme END VAC Handbook 

UNODC Global Programme END VAC Factsheet

UNODC END VAC Programme Multimedia

  

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