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Fréchette To Visit Kosovo

Fréchette To Visit Kosovo As Part Of Tour To Eliminate Sexual Abuse In Peacekeeping

New York, Jun 3 2005

United Nations Deputy Secretary-General Louise Fréchette will be travelling to Kosovo, resuming her visits to peacekeeping missions to reinforce Secretary-General Kofi Annan’s zero-tolerance policy on sexual exploitation and abuse for United Nations personnel.

As she has in previous stops, Deputy SG will review the status of relevant prevention and enforcement measures in place at the United Nations mission in Kosovo UNMIK .

Ms. Fréchette will be in Kosovo from 5 to 7 June to be followed by a visit to Burundi from 8 to 10 June.

The Deputy Secretary-General has already visited UN peacekeeping missions in West Africa from 28 February to 6 March 2005, including those in Sierra Leone, Liberia and Côte d’Ivoire.


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