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AFP: Under-fire UNAIDS chief offers to resign in June

AFP: Under-fire UNAIDS chief offers to resign in June

December 13, 2018: Following the release of an independent report on harassment and mismanagement at UNAIDS, the agency’s Executive Director, Michel Sidibé, has offered to resign in June 2019. Code Blue’s Paula Donovan comments. (UN Photo / Mark Garten)

AFP: Calls Mount to Sack UNAIDS Chief

AFP: Calls Mount to Sack UNAIDS Chief

December 11, 2018: After an Independent Expert Panel released a report highly critical of UNAIDS’ leadership amid a sexual harassment and management scandal, AFP reports on a meeting of the UNAIDS Programme Coordinating Board to discuss the findings of the report. (UN Photo / Eskinder Dedebe)

AFP: UNAIDS plagued by 'failed' leadership: expert report

AFP: UNAIDS plagued by 'failed' leadership: expert report

December 7, 2018: AFP’s Ben Simon reports on a new report released by an Independent Expert Panel tasked with reviewing UNAIDS’ response to sexual harassment and abuse. Code Blue’s Paula Donovan comments. (UN Photo / Isaac Billy)

The Guardian: UN suspends key witness in alleged sexual assault inquiry

The Guardian: UN suspends key witness in alleged sexual assault inquiry

April 30, 2018: The country director for UNAIDS in Ethiopia, a key witness in the sexual assault investigation involving UNAIDS’ Luiz Loures, has been suspended after giving evidence to support claims against Loures. Code Blue’s Paula Donovan calls the move “pure intimidation tactics”. (UN Photo / Manuel Elias)

AFP: Crisis sparked by sex abuse grips UNAIDS chief

AFP: Crisis sparked by sex abuse grips UNAIDS chief

April 19, 2018: AFP's Ben Simon reports on mounting pressure on the Executive Director of UNAIDS, Michel Sidibé, to be held to account for sheltering top UNAIDS officials accused of wrongdoing, including sexual assault. (UN Photo / Jean-Marc Ferré)

The Lancet: Claims of sexual harassment and assault threaten UN agency

The Lancet: Claims of sexual harassment and assault threaten UN agency

April 17, 2018: In a special in-depth report, The Lancet's John Zarocostas reports on the mishandling of sexual harassment and assault claims at UNAIDS, and mounting pressure on its Executive Director. Code Blue's Paula Donovan remarks on the UN's flawed internal system and calls for Temporary Independent Oversight Panel to closely monitor and evaluate, in real time, the UN’s response to individual allegations of sexualised offences. (Photo: WikiCommons)

UN claims sexual misconduct cases fell in 2017

UN claims sexual misconduct cases fell in 2017

March 16, 2018: The Code Blue Campaign comments on the UN Secretary-General's claims of a "downward trend" in allegations of sexual exploitation and abuse in 2017, and points out that complaints against the UN's own civilian personnel represented 62% across the system.