U.N. must do better job of protecting staff, whistle-blowers – inspectors

International flags fly in front of The United Nations Headquarters building in New York City, U.S., November 17, 2017. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/Files

GENEVA (Reuters) – United Nations agencies must improve ways for staff to report harassment, retaliation and other forms of misconduct and safeguard whistle-blowers who are prepared to reveal cases of abuse, an independent oversight body said on Monday. Forty allegations of sexual exploitation and abuse were made during the last three months of 2017 alone […]

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