How can allegations of misconduct against MINUJUSTH personnel be reported?
You can report alleged misconduct of MINUJUSTH personnel, whether civilian or police, to the MINUJUSTH Conduct and Discipline Team (CDT). You can reach CDT by telephone on (+509) 3702-6516 or by e-mail at MINUJUSTHfirstname.lastname@example.org
It is also possible to meet members of the CDT at the MINUJUSTH headquarters in Port-au-Prince, located at Logbase, between Boulevard Toussaint Louverture and Clercine 18, route de l'Aéroport.
If you are unable to contact CDT, you can reach out to a local association or non-governmental organization (NGO) in your locality that will contact CDT on your behalf.
What are the rules that MINUJUSTH personnel should respect with regard to the local population?
MINUJUSTH personnel, whether civilian or police, shall treat the local population with respect and dignity. The behavior of MINUJUSTH personnel shall comply at all times with the highest standards of integrity, as well as local laws.
It is strictly prohibited for MINUJUSTH personnel to engage, inter alia, in any of the following acts:
- Any sexual activity with minors (which includes all persons under the age of 18 years);
- Any other acts of sexual abuse, i.e. the actual or threatened physical intrusion of a sexual nature, whether by force or under unequal conditions;
- Any exchange of money, employment, goods, or services for sexual favours, including prostitution.
What will MINUJUSTH do if its personnel commit acts of misconduct?
MINUJUSTH will ensure that all allegations of misconduct are immediately and thoroughly investigated. All members of MINUJUSTH personnel, who are found responsible for violations of UN standards of conduct, will be held accountable in the context of disciplinary or criminal proceedings.
For more information on the United Nations policy on conduct and discipline, please go to the Conduct and Discipline Unit's website here : https://conduct.unmissions.org/
Download the No Excuse cards here: http://research.un.org/en/peacekeeping-community