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United Nations Joint Inspection Unit (Oversight Body) Releases Report Evaluating Ethics in the UN System

Shelley Walden, June 09, 2010

The United Nations (UN) Joint Inspection Unit (JIU) – an independent oversight body of the UN mandated to conduct evaluations and investigations system-wide – has just released an insightful report on “Ethics in the United Nations System.” JIU found that:


Supreme Court Petition Challenges United Nations Immunities

, June 07, 2010

Last week, two UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) employees filed a petition for writ of certiorari with the U.S. Supreme Court challenging the immunity and impunity of UN officials.

The petition was filed after the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the United Nations is immune from this lawsuit, which claims that former UN High Commissioner for Refugees Ruud Lubbers sexually harassed and retaliated against a UNHCR employee.

Vermont AG's Issuing of Warrants against Slaughterhouse Officials Validates Whistleblower’s Concerns

Jonathan Cantu, June 04, 2010

The Vermont Attorney General announced today that arrest warrants have been issued for former Bushway Packing, Inc. owner Frank Peretta and former Bushway worker Christopher Gaudette on charges of animal cruelty in the Bushway case.

BP Refuses EPA Order, Contractors Get Sick, and the Rest of Us are Getting Angry... More on the Gulf Oil Spill

Beth Adelson, May 25, 2010

4543311558_30eb68a7df_copyThirty-five days have passed since the massive oil well blowout in the Gulf of

BP Cracks Down on Media Access, the Feds Refuse to Act, and Other Oil Spill Shenanigans

Beth Adelson, May 20, 2010

A few more major stories are out concerning the BP oil spill in the Gulf Coast: