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UN forum adopts strategy to aid victims of sexual abuse by Organization’s staff

In a major step forward in addressing sexual exploitation and abuse by United Nations personnel, a working group of the General Assembly today agreed on a strategy to assist victims, ranging from medical treatment and counselling to social support, legal services and material care.

General Assembly passes resolution aimed at boosting accountability for UN staff

The General Assembly today urged States to ensure that crimes committed by personnel taking part in United Nations operations do not go unpunished and that perpetrators are brought to justice.