UN agency chief under pressure to quit over handling of sexual assault inquiry

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Head of UNAids faces scrutiny after agency’s ‘deeply disturbing and tone-deaf’ response to allegations about former deputy

The director of UNAids, Michel Sidibé, is facing calls to resign over his handling of a recent sexual assault investigation.

Three South African civil society groups have called for an independent inquiry into the agency’s leadership, while the Aids Healthcare Foundation has written to António Guterres, the UN’s secretary general, calling for Sidibé to stand down. The AFH is a non-profit organisation that provides HIV care to hundreds of thousands of people globally.

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Source : https://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2018/apr/13/un-agency-chief-michel-sidibe-under-pressure-to-quit-over-handling-of-sexual-assault-inquiry-luiz-loures
Auteur : Rebecca Ratcliffe
Date de parution : 13 April 2018 | 12:53 pm