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Statement by the Secretary-General to the United Nations General Assembly

Statement by the Secretary-General to the United Nations General Assembly

September 20, 2016: In his final address to the UN General Assembly, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon expressed his regret for sexual abuse committed by UN peacekeepers and for the UN's role in the outbreak of cholera in Haiti.  "Protectors must never become predators," he said of, "the despicable acts of sexual exploitation and abuse committed by UN peacekeepers." On Haiti, Ban expressed, "tremendous regret and sorrow at the profound suffering of Haitians affected by cholera," and called it the UN's, "moral responsibility," to support the Haitian people.  (UN Photo / Cia Pak)

Interview with Paula Donovan: Immunity, Sexual Scandals and Peacekeeping

Interview with Paula Donovan: Immunity, Sexual Scandals and Peacekeeping

In a special issue of the Journal of Intervention and Statebuilding, Paula Donovan shares analysis on impunity for sexual violence and the specific problem of sexual exploitation and abuse by UN peacekeeping personnel in a June 2015 interview with Nicolas Lemay-Hébert. (Photo: davidgoldmanphoto.com)