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In Corrupt UN of Guterres Staff Tell OIOS of UNFPA Natalia Kanem Abuses Nothing Done

by Matthew Russell Lee, Patreon Book Substack

UN GATE, June 5 – How corrupt is the UN of Antonio Guterres? Well, Guterres had roughed up and banned the lone Press which questioned his financial disclosures omitting briber CEFC China Energy. Now this:

Hello Inner City Press, Please see the email trail below, and the serious ethical issues about Ms. Natalia Kanem that has been brought to the attention of UN investigators. It does not appear that anything is being done about it. We are bringing this mail trail to your attention, because it appears that the senior leadership of the UN is trying to cover up for their colleague. They should in the minimum know that staff will be unwilling to witness/testify forthrightly with the Executive Director still in place. We are counting on you to do the job of the watchdog

[That's what we do - bring it on]

From: OIOS Hotline
Dear Sir or Madame,  This is in response to the message below to the Investigations Division, Office of Internal Oversight Services (ID/OIOS).  Your report will be reviewed carefully by ID/OIOS, and a decision will be made as to the most appropriate method of addressing the information that you provided. In that review process, we will determine whether our office or another office is more suitable to address the matter you have raised.  For future reference this matter has been recorded as case number OIOS/0519/24.  Thank you and best regards.  ID/OIOS    

1. Who is/was engaged in the possible act(s) of misconduct?  Provide name, title and any other relevant details.  First Name: Natalia Last Name: Kanem Title: Executive Director of UNFPA

 Dear OIOS Officials, We are writing to express our grave concerns regarding several instances of misconduct by Mrs. Natalia Kanem, the Executive Director of UNFPA... Among the individuals impacted, Ms. Dawn Minott, Mrs. Kanem's former Special Assistant, stands out. Ms. Minott's experience of harassment, bullying, and intimidation by Mrs. Kanem compelled her to take over six months of mental health sick leave. Additionally, Mrs. Kanem's former Personal Assistant, Ms. Ada Cardenas was forced into early retirement due to similar issues. An investigation will shed light on the veracity of these allegations and provide a platform for affected individuals, such as Ms. Minott, Ms. Cardenas and several others, to testify and seek redress.

2. Conflict of Interest: Concerns have been raised regarding contracts awarded without due process, to Mrs. Kanem's son, Mr. Mandela Gregoire, without proper disclosure of their relationship, raising questions about nepotism and favoritism.

Mandela is a Cinematographer whose website flaunts a UN Laisser Passez. He also has UNFPA on his clientele list, along with records of documentaries that he has produced for the United Nations one of which is titled ‘Improving Girls Success Rates in Schools in Tanzania’, produced in 2015 while his mother, Mrs. Kanem was the UNFPA Representative in the country.

4. Sexual Abuse and Harassment: Reports suggest that Mrs. Kanem has engaged in sexual advances towards staff members and retaliated against those who rebuffed her... Examples of these friends and acquaintances of Mrs. Kanem who have benefited from contracts and grants from UNFPA of recent are Ms. Susan Davis, Ms. Leila Hessini and Mr. Djibril Diallo... Mrs. Kanem participated in the Walter Rodney Symposium in Atlanta in March, an event unrelated to UNFPA's mandate. Ms. Kanem also created a mission out of the inauguration  ceremony of Helen Gayle as the 11th President of Spelman College in Atlanta in April 2023. A look should be taken at Mrs. Kanem’s frequent travels to Dakar, ostensibly for official purposes but the real reason of which is that she has an holiday home in the country.

Mrs. Kanem compelled UNFPA to host a reception, at the organization's expense, in honor of her friend, Ms. Julia Bunting, in June 2023, upon her departure from Population Council.... It has come to our attention that Mrs. Kanem's husband reportedly hosted a private event in far away Australia, conveniently coinciding with her official mission there.

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