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UN Votes Itself $3.2 Billion In Public Funds With Press Banned & No Summary for Days

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UN GATE, Dec 24 – After UN President of the General Assembly John Ashe was indicted for taking bribes from Chinese government businessman Ng Lap Seng, and died before trial, the UN's lone reform was to say that future PGAs would disclose how their office and travel and staff members were funded.  

And now, even that insufficient reform is not being complied with. And the Press that asks about ongoing UN corruption is banned.  

 Inner City Press has written to PGA Abdulla Shahid's spokespeople Monica Grayley and now Paulina Kubiak, "state when you will put on the PGA website the financial and staffing information committed to after the indictment of then PGA John Ashe."

 Despite Kubiak asking for it to be resent, the question has yet to be answered. To this has the UN sunk. On December 24 she put out this: "Concluding the main part of its seventy-sixth session early Friday morning, the General Assembly adopted numerous draft resolutions and decisions presented by its main committees, including one recommending a $3.12 billion programme budget for 2022.  A complete summary of the meeting will be provided on Monday, 27 December." $3 billion and no summary for days. So see this Inner City Press video with commentary, here.

There is a pending application to the UN Media Accreditation and Liaison Unit, acknowledged but not acted on.  

On September 17, with the "Team" section of PGA Shahid's website still empty, Inner City Press wrote to two other staffers in the PGA's office, Carl Mercer  Lead, Communications, Advocacy & Speechwriting and Ahmed Salman Zaki, Executive Assistant to the PGA. Months later, no answer. $3 billion for nothing. Watch this site.


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