Tarnishing the Reputation

September 2005
Canada & the World Backgrounder;Sep2005, Vol. 71 Issue 1, p17
Comments on the failure of some United Nations (UN) employees to meet the ideals of the organization, in line with corruption committed by UN employees in the management of the Oil for Food program (OFF) aimed at helping the Iraqi people through money raised by oil sales. Overview of the corrupt practices at the UN, including fraud and waste; Information on how former Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein used the oil vouchers of the OFF program in buying goods that were banned under the UN sanctions during his tenure; Findings of the investigations on the UN regarding the failure of the OFF program. INSET: JOBS FOR THE BOYS.


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