UN / CAR SEA ALLEGATION

11-Oct-2017 00:00:54
The UN Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA) received an allegation of sexual abuse of a minor that took place in Bambari by UN peacekeepers, a UN spokesperson told reporters in New York. UNIFEED
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STORY: UN / CAR SEA ALLEGATION
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SOURCE: UNIFEED
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LANGUAGE: ENGLISH / NATS

DATELINE: 11 OCTOBER 2017, NEW YORK CITY / RECENT
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RECENT – NEW YORK CITY

1. Wide shot, UNHQ exterior

11 OCTOBER 2017, NEW YORK CITY

2. Wide shot, spokesperson at the press room
3. Med shot, reporters
4. SOUNDBITE (English) Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the Secretary-General, United Nations:
“In their weekly press conference, our colleagues at the UN Mission in the Central African Republic also said they have received an allegation of sexual abuse of a minor that took place in Bambari by UN peacekeepers. The alleged victim was immediately referred to our humanitarian partners on the ground for appropriate medical and psychological assistance.”
5. Med shot, reporters
6. SOUNDBITE (English) Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the Secretary-General, United Nations:
“The Office of Internal Oversight [Services] has carried out a verification of information inquiry and preserved evidence which will lead to the matter being referred to the Member State for further investigation and action.”
7. Wide shot, presser
STORYLINE
The UN Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA) received an allegation of sexual abuse of a minor that took place in Bambari by UN peacekeepers, a UN spokesperson told reporters in New York.

Speaking today (11 Oct) at UN headquarters, Spokesperson for the Secretary-General Stéphane Dujarric said “the alleged victim was immediately referred to our humanitarian partners on the ground for appropriate medical and psychological assistance.”

Dujarric added that the Office of Internal Oversight [Services] has carried out a verification of information inquiry and preserved evidence which will lead to the matter being referred to the Member State for further investigation and action.
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