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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)

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)

Latest UN Sex Assault Raises Urgent Questions

Latest UN Sex Assault Raises Urgent Questions

November 22, 2017: In the wake of a new allegation of child rape against an international civil servant serving in MONUSCO, the Code Blue Campaign has issued an open letter to UN Secretary-General António Guterres asking for answers about how the case is being handled. (UN Photo / Evan Schneider)

Leaked Files Reveal Hidden Scope of UN Sex Abuse

Leaked Files Reveal Hidden Scope of UN Sex Abuse

September 13, 2017 — A confidential source has provided AIDS-Free World’s Code Blue Campaign with internal case files that offer a rare glimpse into what really happens when the UN learns of violations of a sexual nature allegedly committed by peacekeepers. (UN Photo / Sylvain Liechti)

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)

The UN's fatally flawed 'new approach' to sexual abuse

The UN's fatally flawed 'new approach' to sexual abuse

March 10, 2017: The Secretary-General asked for "game-changing strategies" on addressing sexual exploitation and abuse, but the new Special measures report on protection from sexual exploitation and abuse fails to deliver. (UN Photo / Violaine Martin)

A Practical Plan to End Impunity for Peacekeeper Sexual Abuse

A Practical Plan to End Impunity for Peacekeeper Sexual Abuse

October 13, 2016: The Code Blue Campaign is advocating for a new, independent system of special courts to deal with sexual abuse by UN peacekeeping personnel. This solution will provide impartial justice for victims, the accused, and the battered populations who currently have no real recourse to justice.

Candidates Respond to #TakeThePledge

Candidates Respond to #TakeThePledge

August 5, 2016: Which candidates for UN Secretary-General have supported the UN Accountability Pledge? Read the latest update. (UN Photo / Mark Garten)

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)

UN Accountability Pledge

UN Accountability Pledge

July 28, 2016: Together with 36 other civil society organizations from around the world, we call upon the candidates for UN Secretary-General to pledge their commitment to building a more accountable and transparent United Nations by signing the UN Accountability Pledge.

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.