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New whistleblower policy could give move to defund the UN a boost

George Russell, Six months after a United Nations watchdog report suggested better protection for UN whistleblowers, the global bureaucracy is about to produce a policy that could make a bad situation for those employees a lot worse. It could also produce an early headache for new UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres, who took office on

U.N. audit identifies serious lapses linked to alleged bribery

The United Nations’ internal investigations office has uncovered serious lapses and due-diligence failures in the world body’s interaction with organizations tied to an alleged bribery scheme involving a former U.N. General Assembly president. The 21-page confidential report by the U.N. Office of Internal Oversight Services’ (OIOS), reviewed by Reuters, outlines the results of an audit