Report on controlling abuses by UN peacekeepers [UN]
Report on controlling abuses by UN peacekeepers [UN]

Letter from the Secretary-General to the President of the General Assembly, United Nations, March 24, 2005 [report making recommendations designed to make peacekeepers drawn from the militaries of UN member states more accountable]. Excerpt:

In particular, the revelations in 2004 of sexual exploitation and abuse by a significant number of United Nations peacekeeping personnel in the Democratic Republic of the Congo have done great harm to the name of peacekeeping. Such abhorrent acts are a violation of the fundamental duty of care that all United Nations peacekeeping personnel owe to the local population that they are sent to serve.

Read the full text of the report here [PDF]. Reported in JURIST's Paper Chase here.