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“Corruption is the thief of economic and social development”, says UN

Tuesday, November 26th 2013 - 10:04 UTC
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The world's largest biennial gathering of delegates in the global fight against corruption opened in Panama on Monday with the United Nations top crime fighter warning that the scourge not only hobbles sustainable development but generates other crimes. Read full article

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  • Klingon

    Kristina will be chairing the next meeting

    Nov 26th, 2013 - 10:39 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Britworker

    Maybe he would be better naming and shaming, although as he comes from Russia, he might not want a spoonful of Polonium in his coffee in the morning.

    Nov 26th, 2013 - 11:52 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • bushpilot

    I don't have any hard data, but isn't the UN kind of elitist and corrupt too?

    “stealing the opportunities of ordinary people to progress and to prosper”

    Nov 26th, 2013 - 04:48 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Briton

    Wise words my son,

    But as the world is full of corruption,
    Mainly from the rich and powerful,

    Then one would strongly suggest, that if you started at the top,
    And worked you way down, you may well achieve something,

    But history tells us, it is those same people that somehow end up doing the cleaning,
    And what a bad job they always turn out to do.

    Still,
    Talk is good in the light of day,
    Yet somehow become frightening in the dark and not much help . ??
    .

    Nov 26th, 2013 - 07:12 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • DennisA

    Nothing more corrupt than the UN.

    Nov 28th, 2013 - 12:46 am - Link - Report abuse 0

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