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Another UN Entity, Another Sex Scandal

Another UN Entity, Another Sex Scandal

October 9, 2019: Yet another United Nations entity—this time the World Food Programme (WFP)—is engulfed in a sexual abuse scandal. An independent survey found WFP to be a cesspool of harassment, discrimination against women and minorities, abuse of authority, and retaliation. The Code Blue Campaign issues a call—once again—for independent oversight. (UN Photo / Logan Abassi)

A New Chapter for UNAIDS

A New Chapter for UNAIDS

August 14, 2019: AIDS-Free World extends congratulations to Winnie Byanyima on her appointment as Executive Director of UNAIDS, and wishes her luck as she tackles considerable internal and external challenges at the UN entity. (UN Photo / Amanda Voisard)

UN Victims’ Rights Meeting Excludes Important Voices

UN Victims’ Rights Meeting Excludes Important Voices

May 31, 2019: The UN’s Victims’ Rights Advocate convened an expert workshop to discuss a proposed statement of victims’ rights, but excluded experts with specialized knowledge of sexual exploitation and abuse by UN personnel. (UN Photo / Nektarios Markogiannis)

Code Blue Bulletin: October 2018

Code Blue Bulletin: October 2018

October 2018: The latest news and updates from the Code Blue Campaign. (Photo: Screenshot of DFID Safeguarding Summit)

Code Blue Bulletin: July 2018

Code Blue Bulletin: July 2018

July 2018: In the inaugural issue of the Code Blue Bulletin, we provide updates on our multi-faceted advocacy. Read about Paula Donovan's appearance before the UK Parliament, our "community consultation" in Sierra Leone, a troubling case of UN immunity in India, problems with the UN's Victims' Rights Advocate, the latest on the ongoing UNAIDS scandal, and Saramba Kandeh's appearance at a Nairobi conference. (Photo: UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office)

BLOG: The UN, Rape, Zero Tolerance and South Sudan

BLOG: The UN, Rape, Zero Tolerance and South Sudan

July 29, 2016: As media reports detail horrific stories of mass rapes in South Sudan while peacekeepers stand idly by, Code Blue wonders whether any of the messages about the meaning of zero tolerance are sinking in. (UN Photo / Nektarios Markogiannis)