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DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO PRIORITIES FOR CHILDREN ASSOCIATED WITH ARMED FORCES AND GROUPS Presented to the Working Group of the Security Council on children and armed conflict July 2007 COALITION TO STOP THE USE OF CHILD SOLDIERS

@inproceedings{Mckay2002DEMOCRATICRO,
  title={DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO PRIORITIES FOR CHILDREN ASSOCIATED WITH ARMED FORCES AND GROUPS Presented to the Working Group of the Security Council on children and armed conflict July 2007 COALITION TO STOP THE USE OF CHILD SOLDIERS},
  author={Susan Mckay and Malia Robinson and Maria Judith B. D. Gonsalves},
  year={2002}
}
Humanitarian agencies working in conflict are faced with tensions between dealing with belligerent forces and safeguarding their independence and neutrality. This balancing act is especially difficult when belligerent nations are major donors. For UN agencies, this is further complicated by the multiple roles that member states expect the UN to perform. UN agencies must have some form of engagement with belligerent forces or occupying powers, both for their own security and to limit the harmful… CONTINUE READING

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