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Al Jazeera: UN pledges to eradicate peacekeeper sex abuse

Al Jazeera: UN pledges to eradicate peacekeeper sex abuse

September 29, 2018: Al Jazeera’s Ruairi Casey explores the UN’s sexual exploitation and abuse crisis. Code Blue’s Paula Donovan comments on the UN’s inability to deliver justice to victims. (UN Photo/Herve Serefio)

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.

Al Jazeera: UN peacekeepers hit by new allegations of sex abuse

Al Jazeera: UN peacekeepers hit by new allegations of sex abuse

July 1, 2017: Al Jazeera's Azad Essa reports on new allegations of sexual exploitation and abuse by UN peacekeeping personnel from the Republic of Congo, in the Central African Republic. Code Blue's Paula Donovan comments. (UN Photo / Albert González Farran)

The New York Times: No Charges in Sexual Abuse Case Involving French Peacekeepers

The New York Times: No Charges in Sexual Abuse Case Involving French Peacekeepers

January 6, 2017The New York Times reports on the decision by a panel of French judges, not to bring charges against French 'Sangaris' soldiers accused of having sexually abused children while on serving in a peacekeeping mission in the Central African Republic.  In this article, reporter Benoît Morenne cites AIDS-Free World's role in publicly exposing the case in April 2015 and Code Blue's Paula Donovan comments on the dropped charges. (UN Photo / Martine Perret)

WATCH: UNGA briefing on allegations of sexual exploitation and abuse in the Central African Republic

WATCH: UNGA briefing on allegations of sexual exploitation and abuse in the Central African Republic

April 5, 2016: The UN hosts an informal briefing for the General Assembly on the reports and allegations of sexual exploitation and abuse in the Central African Republic, led by Mr. Edmond Mulet, Chef de Cabinet of the Secretary-General, Mr. Atul Khare, Under-Secretary-General for Field Support, and Ms. Jane Holl Lute, Special Coordinator on improving the United Nations response to sexual exploitation and abuse.

UN criticised for failure to pursue rape allegations against staff

UN criticised for failure to pursue rape allegations against staff

Sept.18, 2015: The Guardian reports on AIDS-Free World's efforts to find out what happened in numerous cases of peacekeeper sexual exploitation and abuse as part of the Code Blue Campaign. The inquiry found that two thirds of the internal UN probes into alleged peacekeepers rapes were not passed on to national courts.

Hervé Ladsous (DPKO) Briefs UN Press on Central African Republic

Hervé Ladsous (DPKO) Briefs UN Press on Central African Republic

Sept.11, 2015: Hervé Ladsous, Under-Secretary-General for the UN's Department of Peacekeeping Operations, addressed the media on the Central African Republic and sexual exploitation and abuse. Ladsous admitted that new allegations of abuse have surfaced in recent weeks, but declined to provide additional details.

Media highlights: Three new allegations of sexual abuse in CAR

Media highlights: Three new allegations of sexual abuse in CAR

On August 19, 2015, the United Nations announced three new allegations of peacekeeper sexual abuse in the Central African Republic. Read the media highlights from the announcement, and watch the briefing with UN Deputy Special Representative of the Secretary-General for MINUSCA, Diane Corner.

New allegations of child sex abuse in CAR

New allegations of child sex abuse in CAR

UN reports new allegations of child sex abuse by MINUSCA troops in Central African Republic

June 23, 2015: The UN reported new allegations of sexual abuse involving street children in Bangui, Central African Republic by members of a military contingent. The press release from MINUSCA, the peacekeeping mission, confirmed that the allegations involve multiple children and alleged perpetrators. (UN Photo / Nektarios Markogiannis)