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UNICEF Yvonne Chaka Chaka Ad for Nestle Despite Boycott In Corrupt UN of Guterres

By Matthew Russell Lee, Patreon
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UN GATE, Nov 18 – How corrupt and purchased by corporations has the UN system under Antonio Guterres become? Today November 18 UNICEF's "Regional Ambassador for Africa" Yvonne Chaka Chaka has posted an ad for Nestle: "A glass of NESTLÉ NESPRAY carries many of the nutritious requirements," here.

  What are the rules for this? What is the compensation, particularly given that the ad is specifically on UNICEF's field (child nutrition) and Nestle has that long-standing boycott? Under Guterres the UN is for sale and there are not rule, nor due process for critics.

   On October 12 one of the few questions to Agnes Kalibata, Antonio Guterres' "Special Envoy for the Food Systems Summit," was a representative of the German chemical firm BASF, asking how to raise or make money together. Video here.

  While Inner City Press which reports daily on the UN missions in DRC, Somalia, Libya, Mali, Tel Aviv and elsewhere is banned from asking questions, even by WebEx (it asked of Mali to the G5 Sahel on October 12, here), Gloria Starr Kins of the UN Correspondents Association was allowed in to advertise for BASF.

  But the firm has been charged: ""German firms sent weapons-grade chemicals to Syria despite sanctions — report", 25 Jun 2019   Despite European Union sanctions, German companies were involved in exporting weapons-grade chemicals to Syria in the midst of the war, according to a report published on Tuesday...  According to the report, German chemical wholesaler Brenntag AG sold the chemicals isopropanol and diethylamine to Syria in 2014 using a subsidiary in Switzerland. The recipient was a Syrian pharmaceutical company that had ties to the regime of President Bashar Assad.  Reporters revealed that the diethylamine was produced by German chemicals giant BASF at a plant in the Belgian city of Antwerp."

  The UN is corrupt. We'll have more on this.


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