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CAR / PARFAIT ARRIVAL

The new acting Special Representative of the Secretary General of the United Nations and Head of the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA), Parfait Onanga-Anyanga, arrived Friday in the country’s capital Bangui. MINUSCA

24 Aug 2015 | Read More »

UN / LADSOUS ON SEXUAL VIOLENCE

Commenting on the recent allegations of sexual violence on the part of United Nations (UN) peacekeepers in Central African Republic, the UN peacekeeping chief Herve Ladsous said "sexual abuse on the part of peacekeepers is absolutely intolerable." UNIFEED-UNTV / FILE

21 Aug 2015 | Read More »

UN / CAR PRESSER

The United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Central-African Republic (MINUSCA) confirmed today it "recorded 13 cases of sexual abuse allegedly involving its uniformed personnel", since 15 September last year. UNIFEED-UNTV

20 Aug 2015 | Read More »

UN / SEXUAL VIOLENCE CONFLICTS

The UN special representative on sexual violence Zainab Bangura told the Security Council that a comprehensive response to conflict-related sexual violence must include proactive and purposeful engagement with the security sector. UNIFEED-UNTV

20 Aug 2015 | Read More »

UN / CAR NEW ALLEGATIONS

A series of new "disturbing" allegations of misconduct in the Central African Republic were announced by the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the country (MINUSCA). UNIFEED-UNTV

19 Aug 2015 | Read More »

UN / CAR MINUSCA INVESTIGATION

The United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINSUCA) said Monday that it is determined to investigate fully all allegations of sexual exploitation and abuse by its forces in the country and to hold to account perpetrators of such acts, according to a UN spokesperson.  UNIFEED-UNTV

17 Aug 2015 | Read More »

UN / CAR WRAP

Commenting on the closed door meeting held by the Secretary-General and Security Council members, Council President Joy Ogwu told reporters the Secretary General “drew the line to reaffirm the zero tolerance on the matter of sexual violence against women.” UNIFEED-UNTV

14 Aug 2015 | Read More »

UN / CAR POWER

After a meeting of the Security Council with Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today (13 Aug) behind closed doors, US Ambassador Samantha Power said "we are horrified by the allegations of rape and killing of civilians" by peacekeepers in the Central African Republic (CAR). UNIFEED-UNTV

13 Aug 2015 | Read More »

UN / CAR UPDATE

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon held a video conference with the heads of peacekeeping operations and other officials, stressing a policy of "zero-tolerance" on sexual exploitation and abuse by peacekeepers and other problems of misconduct, according to his Spokesperson. UNIFEED-UNTV

13 Aug 2015 | Read More »

UN / BAN ON CAR

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." Ban also said he has accepted the resignation of his Special Representative and head of the UN mission in CAR – known by its French acronym MINUSCA, Babacar Gaye, [...]

12 Aug 2015 | Read More »

 

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