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Allegations and disciplinary actions

In 2022, UNHCR received 31 allegations of sexual exploitation and abuse involving its personnel. See additional information on the number of allegations in previous years, their status and the related investigations.

In 2022, UNHCR has dismissed four personnel on grounds of sexual exploitation and abuse. They have all been recorded in the UN Clear check database to prevent their re-hire in any UN entity.

The majority of complaints received involve implementing partner personnel. UNHCR received 147 allegations of sexual exploitation and abuse involving its implementing partner personnel in 2022. See additional information on previous years, the status of various SEA allegations and the investigations involving the personnel or implementing partners.

Note: these statistics change on a regular basis as the investigative and disciplinary processes continue.