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December 15, 2011

Children and Youth at the ICC: Participation, Protection and Reparations

Speakers: Silvana Arbia, Registrar of the International Criminal Court; Elisabeth Rehn, Director of the Board of the Trust Fund for Victims; Brigid Inder, Executive Director of Women’s Initiatives for Gender Justice; Grace Akallo, former child soldier from Uganda and co-founder of the Network of Young People affected by War.

Moderator: Ms. Radhika Coomaraswamy, Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict.

March 23, 2011

Grace Akallo at at Nichols College, Massachusetts

Grace Akallo and Under-Secretary-General and High Representative of the United Nations, Ambassador Anwarul Chowdhury discuss “Women: Essential for sustainable Peace” at Nichols College, Massachusetts. READ MORE...

“Not my Life”: A Movie about Grace Akallo and Child Soldiers

Grace Akallo is a former girl soldier from Northern Uganda and co-author of Girl Soldier: A story of Hope for Northern Uganda’s Children. She recently received a Masters degree in International Development and Social Change from Clark University and serves as a spokesperson for children in Northern Uganda who are affected by war. Ms. Akallo also plans to start a foundation called Gift of Grace to help create educational opportunities for war affected children. She resides in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. READ MORE...

November 19, 2009

Grace at the UNICEF State of the World’s Children

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June 24, 2009

Grace Akallo Meets Pope Benedict with UN Special Representative for Children in Armed Conflict

Watch Grace's meeting with Pope Benedict and the UN Special Representative for Children in Armed Conflict

April 29, 2009

Grace Akallo at Security Council Open Debate on Children and Armed Conflict

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