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Angelina Jolie at UN for a Speech on Sexual Violence in Conflict

Mar 29, 2019 Celebrities, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

Angelina Jolie, Co-founder of the Preventing Sexual Violence in Conflict Initiative (PSVI) and Special Envoy of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) meet Lieutenant Commander Marcia Andrade Braga, Brazilian naval officer serving with the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA) and the UN Military Gender Advocate of the Year Award recipient today at the UN Headquarters in New York before her speech at the General Assembly. Photo: Luiz Rampelotto/EuropaNewswire   Angelina Jolie, Co-founder of the Preventing Sexual Violence in Conflict Initiative (PSVI) and Special Envoy of the United Nations High Commissioner for [Read More]

Babacar Gaye’s of CAR fired by Ban Ki-moon

Aug 12, 2015 News, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

Photos by: Luiz Rampelotto/EuropaNewswire Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon told reporters today he is “anguished, angered and ashamed by recurrent reports over the years of sexual exploitation and abuse by UN forces.”   “I cannot put into words how anguished, angered and ashamed I am by recurrent reports over the years of sexual exploitation and abuse by UN forces.” “I have appointed a high-level external independent panel to look into, more closely into the reports of sexual exploitation and abuse in the Central African Republic and our systemic response.  I look forward to receiving their findings soon.” Ban also said he has [Read More]

Ambassador Power Comment on the treatment of the CAR whistleblower

May 11, 2015 Security Council, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

Reporter: Follow up on that? One question? Thanks. Appreciate it. One issue that has arisen that may not even need to wait for an investigation is that the Central African Republic says that they were never told of this, and given that these were their citizens, I wonder if you—does the U.S. think that when the UN system becomes aware of charges such as these, that the host country should be told? There’s also this issue, in the UN Dispute Tribunal ruling, that the Under Secretary General of Peacekeeping was reported, and the UN didn’t seem to dispute it, to [Read More]

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