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Zero Accountability for UNAIDS Sex Abuse Crisis

Zero Accountability for UNAIDS Sex Abuse Crisis

May 4, 2018: This week the UN announced that it would “reopen” the case against Loures, this time with the UN’s New York-based Office of Internal Oversight Services (OIOS) as investigators and the Director-General of the World Health Organization as the judge. In a new statement, Code Blue cries foul. We believe WHO’s Internal Oversight Service must become the subject of a new investigation, UNAIDS management must also be investigated, and, most important, Member States must monitor the investigations in real-time. (UN Photo / Manuel Elias)

Facts Contradict Secretary-General’s New Sexual Abuse Report

Facts Contradict Secretary-General’s New Sexual Abuse Report

March 16, 2018: The Code Blue Campaign writes an open letter to Atul Khare, UN Under-Secretary-General for Field Support, detailing our concerns about the case of an international staff member in the UN mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO) who was accused of multiple rapes of a child. (UN Photo / Ryan Brown)

Will THIS start a #MeTooUN movement?

Will THIS start a #MeTooUN movement?

February 23, 2018: The Code Blue Campaign reacts to the news of Luiz Loures, UN Assistant Secretary-General and Deputy Executive Director at UNAIDS' impending departure from UNAIDS. Code Blue asks: 'Will this start the #MeTooUN movement?'.  (Photo: Shutterstock.com)

UN Unable to Answer Code Blue Queries on Sex Abuse Process

UN Unable to Answer Code Blue Queries on Sex Abuse Process

January, 2017: For two months, the Code Blue Campaign has sought answers from the UN on how it handles sex abuse allegations against its own personnel. For two months, the UN has obfuscated and stonewalled. Read the full correspondence. (UN Photo / Cia Pak)

Are UN Abusers Immune to #MeToo?

Are UN Abusers Immune to #MeToo?

December 15, 2017: In an open letter to UN Secretary-General António Guterres, the Code Blue Campaign seeks answers on the UN's handling of allegations of sexual abuse against UN civilian staff members and condemns a broader pattern of sexual harassment and abuse within the UN Organization. (UN Photo / Mark Garten)

Open Letter: Leaked Documents Reveal Scandalous Inaction by UN to Prevent Sexual Abuse

Open Letter: Leaked Documents Reveal Scandalous Inaction by UN to Prevent Sexual Abuse

June 6, 2017: The Code Blue Campaign has learned that a notorious battalion in the Central African Republic has been repeatedly flagged as a potential hive of dangerous predators. By failing to act, the UN is setting the stage for future abuse and placing women and children in harm's way. In an open letter to the UN Secretary-General, Code Blue's Paula Donovan and Stephen Lewis demand action. (Photo: UN / MINUSCA)

Experts launch ‘Code Blue,’ demand end to UN immunity when peacekeepers commit sexual exploitation and abuse

Experts launch ‘Code Blue,’ demand end to UN immunity when peacekeepers commit sexual exploitation and abuse

May 13, 2015: Today in New York, international advocacy organization AIDS-Free World officially launched the Code Blue Campaign to end impunity for sexual exploitation and abuse by UN peacekeeping personnel. The launch featured Graça Machel, L.Gen. Roméo Dallaire, Ambassador Anwarul Chowdhury, Theo Sowa and AIDS-Free World Co-Directors Paula Donovan and Stephen Lewis. (Photo: davidgoldmanphotography.com)

Press Kit: Code Blue Launch

Press Kit: Code Blue Launch

May 13, 2015: AIDS-Free World was joined by a group of international experts as it launched Code Blue, a campaign to end impunity for sexual exploitation and abuse by UN peacekeepers.  Download the press kit here.