Secretary-General’s Bulletin: Special measures for Protection from Sexual Exploitation and Sexual Abuse, 2003

Secretary-General’s Bulletin: Special measures for Protection from Sexual Exploitation and Sexual Abuse, 2003

Published Date

October 9, 2003

The Secretary-General’s bulletin is for the purpose of preventing and addressing cases of sexual exploitation and sexual abuse. It also takes into consideration General Assembly resolution 57/306 of 15 April 2003. The bulleting applies to all staff of the United Nations, including staff of separately administered organs and programmes of the United Nations.

The bulleting includes a definition of sexual exploitation and sexual abuse, the scope of application, prohibition of sexual exploitation and sexual abuse, duties of heads of departments, offices and missions, referral to national authorities, cooperative arrangements with non-United Nations entities or individuals and finally entry into force, which is on 15 October 2003.

Product Category

Protection from Sexual Abuse and Exploitation

Authoring Bodies

Security Level

Public