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Former UN staffer speaks out about sex abuse scandals

Our guest is Célhia de Lavarène, a French journalist who worked for many years at the United Nations, taking part in a total of seven UN missions. She has now written a book that should soon be published in English, "The stars have deserted the sky". Célhia de Lavarène recounts her role in fighting sexual trafficking while at the UN - a bitter experience, since she felt the top hierarchy at UN headquarters actually turned a blind eye to sexual abuse, in particular by peacekeepers.

By Marc PERELMAN

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2018-01-19 Middle East

Chief Palestinian negotiator: 'Trump is burying two-state solution'

In an interview with FRANCE 24, the chief Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erekat slammed US President Donald Trump's recent decisions on Middle East policy, saying they "bury" the...

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2018-01-17 Africa

'Equatorial Guinea's attempted coup began in France,' says President Obiang

In an exclusive interview with FRANCE 24 and RFI, Equatorial Guinea's President Teodoro Obiang Nguema spoke out for the first time about the recent alleged attempt to overthrow...

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2018-01-17 migrants

IOM chief: 'Migrants are the quintessential agents of development'

Millions of migrants risk their lives every year making treacherous journeys because policymakers in the countries they seek to reach offer them little alternative. William Lacy...

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2018-01-13 United Nations

Louise Arbour: Negative attitude towards migration 'completely self-defeating'

Louise Arbour, the UN Special Representative for International Migration, sits down with FRANCE 24 to discuss the Global Compact on Migration, a non-binding deal she hopes to...

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2018-01-12 Europe

Turkish writer Asli Erdogan: 'Thousands of students are in jail for one tweet'

She has the same name and nationality as the Turkish president, but the similarities stop there. Writer Asli Erdogan is an outspoken critic of Recep Tayyip Erdogan's crackdown on...

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