OSRSG Sexual Violence in Conflict
International Organization based in United States of America

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10 Oct 2018 description

Communiqué de presse conjoint

New York/Paris/Erevan, 10 Octobre 2018: Mme Michaëlle Jean, Secrétaire générale de la Francophonie, et Mme Pramila Patten, Représentante spéciale du Secrétaire général de l’ONU sur la question des violences sexuelles en période de conflits ont signé un accord-cadre de coopération en marge du XVIIème Sommet de la Francophonie à Erevan (Arménie).

05 Oct 2018 description

Press Release: For Immediate Release

New York, 05 October 2018: The Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Sexual Violence in Conflict, Ms. Pramila Patten, warmly congratulates long-standing partners of her Office Ms. Nadia Murad and Dr. Denis Mukwege on being awarded the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize for their efforts to end the use of sexual violence as a tactic of war and terrorism.

28 Sep 2018 description

Press Release: For Immediate Release

New York, 28 September 2018: The Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Sexual Violence in Conflict, Ms. Pramila Patten, signed a Framework of Cooperation between the Government of Bangladesh and the United Nations to jointly address conflict-related sexual violence committed against members of the Rohingya population forcibly displaced from Myanmar to Bangladesh.

05 Sep 2018 description

New York, 24 August 2018: One year ago, on 25 August, the world witnessed a series of brutal attacks against the Rohingya community in Rakhine state, Myanmar, which triggered the mass exodus of almost 890,000 civilians to neighboring Bangladesh in search of safety.

03 Aug 2018 description

Press Release: For Immediate Release

New York, 3 August 2018: Four years after Da’esh (also known as the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant/ISIL) deliberately attacked and sexually enslaved members of the Yezidi minority in Sinjar, survivors of sexual violence continue to await justice, medical and psychosocial support, and reunification with missing family members, according to the United Nations Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Sexual Violence in Conflict, Ms. Pramila Patten.