Children and armed conflict – the role of the Joseph Kony video [WP1151]

Date:
20 August, 2012
Themes:
Conflict prevention, resolution and state building

Of the 6 million children affected by armed conflict in the past year, the most extreme abuse has been caused by the LRA in central Africa. How has the release of the ‘Kony Video’ changed the role & actions of the international community and the UN?

Contributor is:

Dr Radhika Coomaraswamy, Under-Secretary-General, Special Representative of the Secretary General for Children and Armed Conflict, United Nations, New York

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