Data on Allegations: UN System-wide
Standard for reporting
The standard for publicly reporting an allegation is as follows:
Allegations received by the United Nations, where there is sufficient information to identify an act of sexual exploitation and abuse (SEA) against an identifiable perpetrator or identifiable victim; i.e. the allegations reported herein contain information that points to the occurrence of SEA, which leads, or can lead to the identification of the victim, or leads, or can lead to the identification of the alleged perpetrator.
Allegations involving non-United Nations personnel working for implementing partners and non-United Nations international forces authorized by Security Council mandates are also reported publicly in the Secretary-General's annual report. It should be noted that not all allegations reported have been verified or investigated.
- Information is published in three formats: Power BI [real time], Excel [updated monthly] and PDF [updated monthly];
- Information in the table is published by individual victim of allegations (one row, one victim);
- Allegations may involve more than one victim and/or more than one alleged perpetrator;
- Identifiers are included to assist with tracking the process of addressing an allegation;
- List of United Nations entities participating in the reporting mechanism.
- To ensure victim security, only the gender and age category of the victim will be made public;
- Information contained in the table is provided by the entity reporting the allegations
- Referenced is the UN Glossary on Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (English) (2nd Edition, 2017)