April 18, 2017: After new details emerged about what happened to children who were sexually abused by UN peacekeeping personnel and French Sangaris troops in the Central African Republic, George Russel spoke to a UNICEF spokesperson, who carefully pushed back on claims that the UN neglected victims of abuse. The Code Blue Campaign's Paula Donovan commented on the fundamental conflict of interest faced by the UN in dealing with sexual exploitation and abuse claims. (UN Photo / Marie Frechon)
April 14, 2017: IPS' Tharanga Yakupitiyage reports from the Code Blue Campaign press conference, detailing new reports of the UN's mishandling of its response to sexual exploitation and abuse allegations in the Central African Republic. (UN Photo / Staton Winter)
June 7, 2016: Anders Kompass, the UN official who exposed the sexual abuse of children by French and African peacekeepers in the Central African Republic, is to resign in protest over what he sees as the organisation’s failure to hold its senior officials to account. (UN Photo / Violaine Martin)
January 22, 2016: Anders Kompass, senior OHCHR official, speaks with Thomson Reuters Foundation about the need to "break an unspoken culture of silence" on sexual exploitation and abuse within the UN. (UN Photo / Martine Perret)
December 17, 2015: The External Independent Review panel ('CAR Panel') led by Justice Marie Deschamps released its final report on the UN's response to peacekeeper sex abuse in the Central African Republic. (UN Photo / Mark Garten)
December 17, 2015: An exclusive by Colum Lynch in Foreign Policy reports that Anders Kompass, senior UN Human Rights Official, is cleared by the independent CAR Panel for his role in passing report on peacekeeper child sex abuse to the French government (UN Photo/Violaine Martin)
On October 1st, France2 TV's weekly newsmagazine, Envoyé Spécial aired an investigative report on sexual abuse by French peacekeepers in the Central African Republic. Journalist Pierre Monégier travelled to CAR to learn more and went to Cambodia to speak with the UN human rights officer who took the initial reports of abuse.
Fox News investigates how a contract extension for Joan Dubinsky, the UN's Director of Ethics, may add fuel to a controversy about her actions in a peacekeeping sex abuse scandal in the Central African Republic (CAR).
Toronto Star: Probe of sex abuse by UN peacekeepers is long overdue: Editorial
June 25, 2015: The United Nations is finally launching a probe into its failure to protect children and women under its care from sexual abuse by some peacekeepers.
(UN Photo/Catianne Tijerina)
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