March 19, 2019: The Burundian government of Pierre Nkurunziza is doing all that it can to avoid the scrutiny of the international community. But the repression of the Nkurunziza regime is impossible to hide. Read Lewis Mudge's op-ed.
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January 1, 2019: In a new editorial, The Lancet urges the UN Secretary-General to honor the noble history of HIV and AIDS activism and promptly dismiss the embattled UNAIDS Executive Director Michel Sidibé. (UN Photo / Eskinder Debebe)
December 22, 2018: The Lancet’s John Zarocostas examines the UNAIDS scandal and the news of Michel Sidibé’s departure from the UN agency. Code Blue’s Paula Donovan comments. (UN Photo / Jean-Marc Ferré)
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)
February 7, 2018: The Guardian's Rebecca Ratcliffe reports on an open letter to the UN Secretary-General sent by AIDS-Free World's Code Blue Campaign, detailing the gross mishandling of an investigation of alleged sexual assault and harassment by a high-ranking official at UNAIDS. (UN Photo / Kim Haughton)
January 18, 2018: The Guardian's Rebecca Ratcliffe writes on the UN's culture of impunity regarding sexual harassment and assault among UN staff. Code Blue's Paula Donovan comments. (Photo: Shutterstock.com)
January 16, 2017: USA Today reports on the United Nations' ongoing sexual exploitation and abuse crisis. The Code Blue Campaign's Paula Donovan highlights the UN's flawed approach to allegations of abuse. (UN Photo / Eskinder Debebe)
July 27, 2017: Fox's George Russell reports on a new internal UN assessment report, revealing the UN's peacekeeping mission in the Central African Republic's (MINUSCA) inadequate efforts to record, investigate and keep track of sexual exploitation and abuse allegations and train personnel. Code Blue's Paula Donovan comments on the UN's "zero-tolerance policy". (UN Photo / Sylvain Liechti)
June 21, 2017: The UN has announced that the Republic of Congo is withdrawing its peacekeeping troops from the Central African Republic, following allegations of sexual abuse. AP reports on the Code Blue Campaign's statement regarding the withdrawal. (UN Photo / Marie Frechon)
June 7, 2017: Reuters reports on a confidential memo released by the Code Blue Campaign, in which the force commander of the UN's mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA) called for the repatriation of hundreds of Congolese troops for sexual exploitation and abuse. (UN Photo / Nektarios Markogiannis)
June 1, 2017: As the UN Mission in Haiti prepares its drawdown, Reuters interviews Haitian women who have yet to receive support and answers on outstanding paternity claims against UN peacekeepers. Code Blue's Sharanya Kanikkannan points to a glaring accountability gap. (UN Photo / Logan Abassi)
December 12, 2016: In his remarks to the General Assembly after taking the oath of office, UN Secretary-General-designate António Guterres speaks out on sexual exploitation and abuse, and pledges to make the zero-tolerance policy 'a reality'. (UN Photo / Eskinder Debebe)
December 12, 2016: In his remarks to the General Assembly upon taking the oath of office, the Secretary-General-designate António Guterres highlighted the need to address crimes of sexual exploitation and abuse committed by UN peacekeeping personnel, and to nurture a 'culture of accountability' by protecting whistleblowers. "The United Nations system has not yet done enough to prevent and respond to the appalling crimes of sexual violence and exploitation committed under the UN flag against those we are supposed to protect. I will work closely with Member States on structural, legal and operational measures to make the zero-tolerance policy for which Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has fought so hard a reality. We must ensure transparency and accountability and offer protection and effective remedies to the victims." (UN Photo / Manuel Elias)
December 5, 2016: At the noon briefing, Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesman for UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, delivered an update on OIOS investigations into allegations of sexual abuse by UN peacekeepers in the Central African Republic. (UN Photo/Evan Schneider)
August 18, 2015: UN Security Council President Joy Ogwu (Nigeria) issues a press statement on allegations of sexual exploitation and abuse by United Nations peacekeepers, including the latest allegations from the Central African Republic.
Augsut 8, 2015: After years of inaction and broken promises on sexual exploitation and abuse by UN peacekeepers, several factors are aligning in promising ways that prime the political environment for progress.
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An exclusive report from The Guardian newspaper reveals United Nations unit uncovered possible ‘culture of sexual exploitation and abuse’ after 2010 attack by UTair crew member, but permitted company to continue receiving contracts worth millions.