Special Measures for Protection from Sexual Exploitation and Sexual Abuse: Report of the Secretary-General

TitleSpecial Measures for Protection from Sexual Exploitation and Sexual Abuse: Report of the Secretary-General
Publication TypeMiscellaneous
Year of Publication2016
AuthorsUnited Nations Secretary General
Place PublishedUN General Assembly
Abstract

General Assembly Seventieth session Agenda item 139 Human resources management Summary Pursuant to General Assembly resolution 57/306, the present report provides data on allegations of sexual exploitation and abuse in the United Nations system for the period from 1 January to 31 December 2015 and information on measures being taken to strengthen the Organization’s response to sexual exploitation and abuse in the areas of prevention, enforcement and remedial action. I. Introduction The Secretary-General remains distressed by continuing instances of sexual exploitation and abuse but resolute in ensuring ever more effective means to prevent and address the profound betrayal through such acts by United Nations personnel against the people they are charged with protecting. During 2015, the SecretaryGeneral took determined action to implement the strengthened programme of action described in his previous report on sexual exploitation and sexual abuse (A/69/779), which was welcomed by the General Assembly in its resolution 69/307.

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