(May 5, 2004) The UN tries to obstruct Congress’s Oil for Food probe.
(May 5, 2004) The harder the United Nations tries to keep a lid on Oil for Food, the more the scandal keeps boiling over.
(May 4, 2004) Donors to UN humanitarian efforts must be confident their contributions will go to those in need, rather than into the pockets of dictators and their bought-and-paid-for allies.
(April 29, 2004) The Ministry of Energy urged Thursday a probe about allegations of corruption a Canadian company has made in Bulgaria’s selection of a contractor to build its second nuclear power plant.
(April 29, 2004) Corruption enriches the venal, but hurts everyone else. Can it be curbed?
(April 29, 2004) The report authors conclude that corruption cannot thrive in a milieu where the public is in the know about the nature of abuses of power.
(April 27, 2004) The Senate Foreign Relations Committee has started to investigate allegations of corruption in projects funded by the World Bank and its affiliates.
(April 22, 2004) UN polls shows more than half would choose a return to dictatorship if it meant an end to poverty.
(April 21, 2004) Having helped sustain and humor the tyranny and fraud of Saddam Hussein for years via the massively corrupt Oil-for-Food program, the United Nations has for the past year been seeking a new role for itself in Iraq.
(April 20, 2004) The oil-for-food program was one of the larger rip-offs of all time. Under the UN’s nose, Saddam Hussein skimmed off billions.
(April 15, 2004) Cost due to corruption in both rich and developing countries is estimated at a whopping 1000 billion dollars a year, a World Bank Institute study has said.
(April 16, 2004) The corruption trial against Silvio Berlusconi, the Italian Prime Minister, resumed today, four months after a controversial law granting him immunity from prosecution was annulled by the country’s highest court.
(April 8, 2004) Corruption in a UN humanitarian programme for Iraq casts doubt on the United Nations’ ability to manage international initiatives, including helping Iraq become a sovereign government, the top US senator on foreign affairs said today.
(April 7, 2004) The magnitude and negative impact that corruption exerts on business is on the decline, according to an encouraging report of the World Bank.
(April 7, 2004) The “war on terror” has spawned a battle against corruption in Latin America.