Posted by: africanpressorganization | 2 April 2009

Democratic Republic of Congo / 31,000 personnel from, or associated with, the Mission have received briefings and training related to sexual exploitation and abuse.

 


 

 

Democratic Republic of Congo / 31,000 personnel from, or associated with, the Mission have received briefings and training related to sexual exploitation and abuse.  

 

KINSHASA, Dem. Rep. of Congo (DRC) April 2, 2009/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Daily press briefing by the office of the spokesperson for the UN secretary-general

 

On the Democratic Republic of the Congo, the UN Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUC) is reporting that 31,000 personnel from, or associated with, the Mission have received briefings and training related to sexual exploitation and abuse.  There were also a number of field trips to assess how UN staff set lessons learned from those briefings into practice.

 

The Mission adds that it has dismissed 6 international staff members, 4 contractual workers, and repatriated 7 troops and police officers for various violations of rules of conduct and discipline. 

 

SOURCE : United Nations – Office of the Spokesperson of the Secretary-General


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