Welcome address by Didier Burkhalter marking the International Day against the Use of Child Soldiers

Article, 12.02.2017

The premiere of ‘Loin des armes’, a documentary about an initiative to reintegrate child soldiers and improve their future prospects, will be screened on Sunday 12 February 2017 at the Montreux Palace Hotel.

A child with a weapon. © Keystone
The film ‘Loin des armes’ portrays the reintegration of child soldiers. © Keystone

The documentary ‘Loin des armes’ (‘Away from arms’), will be premiered at the Montreux Palace Hotel on Sunday 12 February 2017, the International Day against the Use of Child Soldiers. Federal Councillor Burkhalter, who appears in the opening credits, will give a welcome address before the screening.

‘Heart and soul against the use of child soldiers’, welcome address by Didier Burkhalter, blog