Thursday, 19 October 2017

UN in your language

Prevention of Sexual Violence in Conflict


Rape and other forms of sexual violence in conflict are appallingly common – affecting mostly women and girls, but also men and boys.

On 24 June 2013, the UN Security Council will hold an debate on the Prevention of Sexual Violence in Conflict. Chaired by UK Foreign Secretary William Hague, the debate will look at accountability for crimes of sexual violence on the national level and how the UN can better support countries in holding perpetrators to account.

Briefers will include Special Representative on Sexual Violence in Conflict Zainab Bangura, Angelina Jolie, and Jane Anywar Adong.

Follow #ukpres or #timetoact on Twitter for developments.

Social Media

externallinks-icon120x120External link:


MDG Report 2015

MDG 2015

infoPoint32x32 Dblue Latest Products:

New Backgrounders:
          Syrian Arab Republic
          Sustainable Development Goals (SGDs)

Library Newsletter - September 2017
(new websites, information material & publications)

UN Press & Media Contacts

externallinks-icon120x120External link (non-UN):


When the Security Council approaches the final stage of negotiation of a draft resolution the text is printed in blue... What's in Blue helps interested UN readers keep up with what might soon be "in blue".