STATEMENTS AND PRESS RELEASES
Read the latest press releases from AIDS-Free World's Code Blue Campaign to end immunity for sexual exploitation and abuse by UN peacekeeping personnel. Click the arrows above the images for more featured posts. For information about the campaign, our materials and resources, the latest news, and key documents, click the links or scroll down.
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)
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.
August 5, 2016: Which candidates for UN Secretary-General have supported the UN Accountability Pledge? Read the latest update. (UN Photo / Mark Garten)
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)
July 28, 2016: 37 Civil society groups call on UN Secretary-General candidates to take 5-part Accountability Pledge on sexual exploitation and abuse, cholera. (UN Photo / Evan Schneider)
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.
May 24, 2016: The Code Blue campaign dissociates itself from planned protests coinciding with the International Day of UN Peacekeepers. (UN Photo / Mark Garten)
April 13, 2016: Code Blue has learned of an additional 41 previously unreported allegations of peacekeeper sexual abuse of women and girls in the Central African Republic. (UN Photo / Nektarios Markogiannis)
Le 13 avril 2016: Le siège de l'ONU a pris connaissance le 7 Avril de 41 nouvelles allégations d’abus sexuel commis par des Forces de maintien de la paix sur des femmes et des filles. (UN Photo / Nektarios Markiogiannis)
April 11, 2016: Yasmin Sooka, External Independent Review Panel on UN Response to Allegations of Sexual Abuse by Foreign Military Forces in CAR ('CAR Panel') and Paula Donovan, Code Blue Campaign will host an online press conference on Monday, April 11 at 13:30 GMT.