William Lacy Swing, Director General of IOM and IASC Champion on PSEA

Preventing and addressing sexual exploitation and abuse: The role of humanitarian leaders

Sexual exploitation and abuse (SEA) of affected populations by humanitarian workers and peacekeepers represent a collective failure of the humanitarian system to protect affected people. In this video interview, the Inter-Agency Standing Committee (IASC) Champion on PSEA and Director General of International Organization for Migration (IOM), Ambassador William Lacy Swing, talks about the responsibilities of Humanitarian Coordinators, Humanitarian Country Teams, humanitarian workers and donors in ensuring that protection from sexual exploitation and abuse is embedded in every aspect of a humanitarian operation.

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