Friday, January 18, 2008

'Rampant fraud' stuns UN
Bali to host UN meeting on stamping out corruption
UN News Centre - Jan 16, 2008
16 January 2008 – Over 1000 people from more than 100 nations – including Government officials, business leaders, law enforcement personnel, journalists, ..., Qatar - Jan 10, 2008
So far 25 reports on mismanagement, fraud and corruption have been submitted to the UN's management by OIOS and its procurement task force. ...

UN task force finds corruption in the field
Minneapolis Star Tribune (subscription), MN - Dec 22, 2007
By COLUM LYNCH, Washington Post A UN task force has uncovered a pervasive pattern of corruption and mismanagement involving hundreds of millions of dollars ...

UN probes allegations of corruption, fraud
Reuters - Jan 10, 2008
Robert Appleton, head of the OIOS's Procurement Task Force, a temporary body set up in 2006 after the corruption scandal involving the UN oil-for-food ...

Iraq deputy PM blames corruption on UN
AFP - Jan 3, 2008
BAGHDAD (AFP) — Iraq's culture of corruption stems from the actions of the international community and the controversial UN oil-for-food scheme, ...

UN Ignores Its Own Procurement Ban
FOXNews - Jan 14, 2008
Their April 23 approval notice contained a proviso that "vendor also shall be asked to take up their case with [UN anti-corruption investigators] for ...

PEACEKEEPING: UN Suffers Iraq Blowback
Strategy Page - Jan 17, 2008
January 17, 2008: Over the last few years, NGOs and the media have made a lot of noise about corruption and misbehavior by UN peacekeepers and ...

Same name, new blunder at the World Bank
Financial Times, UK - Jan 14, 2008
Sir, Your report of a leaked memo from the World Bank director in Kenya ("Leaked memo deepens Kenya crisis", January 9) reminds me of the hot water I got ...

World Bank finds massive fraud in five Indian projects
Daily Times, Pakistan - Jan 14, 2008
By Khalid Hasan WASHINGTON: An internal World Bank investigation has uncovered a multi-million dollar scandal involving five health-related projects in ...

World Bank Probe Finds Fraud
Wall Street Journal - Jan 13, 2008
WASHINGTON -- The World Bank announced it has uncovered "serious incidents of fraud and corruption" in $570 million of health projects it has funded in ...


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