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)
July 9, 2018: In May 2018, Code Blue held its first “Community Consultation” in Sierra Leone, hearing from over 100 residents of Mile 91, a town in the country’s Northern Province. (Photo: ©AIDS-Free World)
June 5, 2018: Paula Donovan delivers an urgent message to the UK Parliament’s Inquiry on sexual exploitation and abuse. (Photo: ©AIDS-Free World)
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)
April 27, 2018: Code Blue’s Paula Donovan and Stephen Lewis react to UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ decision to open a new OIOS investigation into sexual assault and sexual harassment claims against UNAIDS Assistant-Secretary-General Luiz Loures. (UN Photo / JC McIlwaine)
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)
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)
February 23, 2018: The Code Blue Campaign's proposal that Member States establish, on an emergency basis, a Temporary Independent Oversight Panel to closely monitor and evaluate, in real time, the UN’s response to individual allegations of sexual offences, and make expert recommendations on UN policies and procedures. (UN Photo / Jennifer S Altman)
February 14, 2018: The Code Blue Campaign warns against bogus statistics from so-called experts about UN sexual abuse. (UN Photo / Logan Abassi)
February 12, 2018: A follow-up open letter from Code Blue to UN Secretary-General António Guterres regarding allegations of sexual assault and sexual harassment at UNAIDS. (Photo: Shutterstock.com)
February 5, 2018: An open letter from Code Blue to UN Secretary-General António Guterres. (UN Photo / Manuel Elias)
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)
December 22, 2017: Code Blue responds to a letter from Atul Khare, the UN's Under-Secretary-General for Field Support. (UN Photo / Manuel Elias)
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)
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)
November 17, 2017: Yesterday, the UN posted new allegations of sexual abuse in MONUSCO, including by a UN civilian staff member. Read our statement.
September 18, 2017: Remarks by Paula Donovan, Co-Director, AIDS-Free World, at the Informal Discussion with the Special Coordinator and Civil Society Partners following the Secretary General’s High-Level Meeting on the Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse. (Photo: DavidGoldmanphoto.com)
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)
September 13, 2017: Case summaries of 14 internal fact-finding inquiries of sexual exploitation and abuse complaints conducted by the United Nations mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA) in 2016 that were leaked to the Code Blue Campaign. (Photo: UN 'Keepers' case files).
June 20, 2017: The Code Blue Campaign responds to the decision to withdraw Congo/Brazzaville troops from the Central African Republic. (UN Photo/Nektarios Markogiannis)
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)
April 12, 2017: Shocking new revelations about what happened to children sexually abused in the Central African Republic by peacekeepers were revealed in a Code Blue Campaign press conference today. (Photo: SVT)
April 10, 2017: MEDIA ALERT: New revelations from children abused by peacekeepers. (Photo: SVT)
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)