Corruption

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Corporate Governance and Ethical Leadership

Corporate Governance and Ethical Leadership“There are seven things that will destroy us: Wealth without work; Pleasure without conscience; Knowledge without character; Religion without sacrifice; Politics without principle; Science without humanity; Business without ethics”. Mahatma Gandhi.

When you evaluate the reasons for the collapse of global companies such as Enron, Tyco, Lehman Brothers, WorldCom, Global Crossing, and Indian company Satyam Computers, it is obvious that there was a complete disregard for ethics in their leaders.…
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Gossip Reporter’s Death Haunts Chinese Media

Gossip Reporter’s Death Haunts Chinese MediaBEIJING:

On a balmy spring day in the capital city of China, a China Radio International (CRI) employee had discovered a dead corpse lying beside the radio station’s apartment complex. Yan Yinan, co-host of the gossip talk-radio program, China Drive, had died in an apparent suicide. It occurred on a Good Friday, which is three days before Christians celebrate Easter.…
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What is Inner City Press?

What is Inner City Press?A news website that claims to conduct hard-hitting investigative journalism on the United Nations faces questions over its credibility and motives. The Inner City Press posts articles with on-the-record quotes by high-level UN officials while exposing shocking details of alleged corruption.

This seems relevant for the mainstream media, since there are many rumors and innuendos of rampant corruption at the UN, while officials enjoy diplomatic immunity so they can act with impunity and above the law.…
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Mexico and UN Convention Against Corruption

Mexico and UN Convention Against CorruptionIn 2003, the United Nations Convention Against Corruption (UNCAC) was formed, obliging its States Parties to “implement a wide and detailed range of anti-corruption measures affecting their laws, institutions and practices.” These measures were aimed to promote “prevention, criminalization and law-enforcement.” Ironically the Convention was formed in Merida, Mexico.…
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International Cover-up, Priest Misconduct

International Cover-up, Priest MisconductThe former coordinator of Jesuit sexual misconduct investigations, referred to here as Fr. JG, faces allegations that he molested a high school boy in 1971. His accuser is disclosing his allegations after the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (SNAP) encouraged him to look into filing a lawsuit against the Jesuits’ Province of Chicago, Fr.…
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Global Recession, Local Corruption

Global Recession, Local CorruptionIt is hard to believe this story specially in the midst of the global recession that many argue was triggered by the collapse of the housing and financial sectors in the USA, causing high unemployment rates unprecedented since the great depression, in the 1930s, and ravaging many key USA industries including the domestic auto manufacturing and its long chain of suppliers, in addition to further diminishing home values and damaging the housing industry and all its related financial services and products manufacturing for many years to come.…
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UN Medical Services

UN Medical ServicesIs it possible for a prestigious medical clinic in New York City to exist if many of the hired doctors and registered nurses are not fully trained and licensed to practice medicine in New York State?

Actually, “yes.”

The United Nations Medical Services Division (UN MSD) operates a walk-in occupational health clinic on the fifth floor of the UN Secretariat building in the heart of Manhattan. …
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UN Performance Appraisal

UN Performance AppraisalThe United Nations uses several tools to evaluate the performance of its staff, for example, the UN Secretariat uses ePAS (electronic Performance Appraisal System) while UNFPA uses PAD (Performance Appraisal and Development). However, it seems that these tools, especially the PAD system, are just a facade and charade used to promote cronies and to destroy the careers of other staff for various reasons mostly due to the ability of the UN bosses to abuse their authority without accountability.…
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UN Mismanagement

UN MismanagementThis is the fourth round of the case we reported under UN Broken Justice, UN Internal Injustice and UN OIOS Inaction. This round shows the mismanagement and corruption inside the UN and how the organization continues to cover it up.

These definitions are useful in understanding the case: Appellant is the UN staff member who filed this complaint, OIOS is the United Nations Office of Internal Oversight Services, UNFPA ED is the UNFPA Executive Director, and DSA is Daily Subsistence Allowance, a financial payment that is also called per Diem.…
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