Child Soldiers International

Enfants Soldats International

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Founded 1998, as Coalition to Stop the Use of Child Soldiers – Coalition pour mettre fin à l'utilisation d'enfants soldats – Coalición para Acabar con Impedir la Utilización de Niños Soldados, by a coalition of human rights and humanitarian organizations: B-XB0054 - Amnesty International (AI); F-XF0050 - Defence for Children International (DCI); F-XF2418 - Human Rights Watch (HRW); F-XF1872 - Terre des Hommes International Federation (TDHIF); F-XD4112 - Save the Children International; E-XK0348 - Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS); E-XE3630 - Quaker United Nations Office (QUNO); B-XC4317 - World Vision International (WVI). Previous Spanish title: Coalición para Impedir la Utilización de Niños Soldados. Original purpose was to campaign for a human rights treaty to prevent the military recruitment of children or their use in hostilities, namely T-XT0005 - Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the Involvement of Children in Armed Conflict (CRC-OP-AC) which entered into force in 2002. Became an independent organization in 2011. UK Registered Charity No: 1095237. Closed down 7 Jun 2019.


End all forms of military recruitment or use in hostilities, in any capacity, of any person under the age of 18 by state armed forces and non-state armed groups, as well as other human rights abuses resulting from their recruitment and use.


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