Child Protection in the DRC: A Conversation with MONUSCO Child Protection Officer, Carolina Meroni

Goma (North Kivu). At activities organized by the Indian Contingent to celebrate World Children Day, Carolina Meroni and the Child Protection Section present a training on the 6 grave violations. (MONUSCO, 20 Nov. 2020)
Goma (North Kivu). Carolina Meroni pictured at a coordination meeting between CPS Reporting Unit and the Force Gender and Child Protection Officer. (UN Photo/MONUSCO, 6 April, 2021)

Working with children is something I love and that I truly believe in, as they are the future. So when trying to achieve peace it is very important to work with children to really tackle the problem and try to find more long-term solutions, as they will be the new generation.

Goma (North Kivu). At activities organized by the Indian Contingent to celebrate World Children Day, Carolina Meroni and the Child Protection Section present a training on the 6 grave violations. (MONUSCO, 20 Nov. 2020)
Outside Bunia (Ituri), NSAGs engagement mission for the signature of a Roadmap. (MONUSCO, April 2021)
Beni (North Kivu). 15 children recently released from the Mayi Mayi group led by the self-proclaimed general UHURU in the territory of Beni were handed over to MONUSCO Child Protection Section on Monday, April 6 by DRC army officials. (UN Photo/MONUSCO)
Goma (North Kivu). At activities organized by the Indian Contingent to celebrate World Children Day, Carolina Meroni and the Child Protection Section present a training on the 6 grave violations. (MONUSCO, 20 Nov. 2020)

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