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UN Says 16 Staff, Dependents Detained in Ethiopia

UN Says 16 Staff, Dependents Detained in Ethiopia

The United Nations said Tuesday that 22 of its Ethiopian national staff were detained by the federal government in Addis Ababa, following raids reportedly targeting ethnic Tigrayans. Six of the U.N. staffers have been released. “We are of course actively working with the government of Ethiopia to secure their immediate release,” U.N. spokesperson Stephane Dujarric […]

WHO’s Tedros Under Donor Pressure To Act Quickly On Congo Sex Scandal – Diplomats

WHO’s Tedros Under Donor Pressure To Act Quickly On Congo Sex Scandal – Diplomats

The head of the World Health Organization is coming under U.S.-led pressure to act quickly on a damning report on a sexual assault scandal that has engulfed it and other aid agencies in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Western diplomats say. More than 80 aid workers, a quarter of whom were employed by the WHO, […]

UNHCR Is Committed To Fighting Gender Based Violence – Lori Handrahan

UNHCR Is Committed To Fighting Gender Based Violence – Lori Handrahan

The Reporter: You are quoted for saying: “Thorough research deftly illustrates how money, sex, and the exploitation of our children have fueled a fire that is ravaging our nation”. You have worked in many nations, in areas of conflicts advocating for human rights and against gender-based violence. Share with me some of the highlights? Lori […]