Date: October 2011

Venue: Economic and Social Council Chamber


Larysa Kondracki, Writer and Director

Susana Malcorra, UN Under-Secretary-General for Field Services

Ban Ki-Moon, former UN Secretary General

Anne-Marie Orler, Police Adviser, UN Department of Peacekeeping Operations

Madeleine Reese, UN human rights officer

Permanent Representative of Uruguay to the UN

Event Summary:

In October 2011, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon opened a panel discussion on sexual exploitation and abuse in conflict and post-conflict situations following a screening of The Whistleblower, which implicated UN staff and others in human trafficking and forced prostitution in Bosnia-Herzegovina in the 1990s. The audience included high-level officials and representatives of Member States who welcomed the timely discussion.

CCOI’s Role:

CCOI participated in the logistical planning of the event.

Related UN Issues:

Human rights

News Coverage:

[Deadline] UN Screening Bosnian Sex Trafficking Drama ‘The Whistleblower’