We know now what went wrong and how, and who was responsible? But we don’t know why? Without answering that question and getting genuine accountability, there will be no closure for UNOPS .
The brutal civil war in Ethiopia’s Tigray region is nearly two years old. South Africa is hosting African Union mediated peace talks in Pretoria this week. What progress can be expected?
World peace may have a better chance if sanctions were de-weaponised in our time of multi-dimensional war-making.
The only UN organ that can legitimately shape the well-being of humanity has been floundering for years. Is it worth salvaging?
Global powers have become more intransigent, but they are still willing to talk.
To get peace, we must first understand the causes and logic of war.
Is the United Nations doing too much? No wonder it is always disappointing us. De-cluttering the organisation will rebuild trust and restore its original mandate. A smaller UN will be a better UN.
29 August 2022 – Mukesh Kapila In exposing misconduct and mismanagement at UNOPS through a dozen or so articles in this series, some common themes have emerged to explain how egregious misdeeds including profiteering, fraud, and corruption got embedded at the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS), enabled by an unaccountable leadership that enjoyedContinue reading “Is the UNOPS reform glass half-full or half-empty?“
How did the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) make the money that allowed it to construct the fraud-ridden and corruption-infested S3i enterprise? A key trail leads to Geneva – the centre of a remarkably brazen enterprise generating immoral profits.
8 June 2022 – Mukesh Kapila My previous article described the UNOPS Executive Board briefing on 16th May. It also referenced strong criticisms made by many Member-States who have belatedly recognised the mismanagement, misconduct, and potential fraud at UNOPS. Finland was particularly outraged because it was conned into hosting the office of S3i – theContinue reading “UNOPS must stop lying and remove all its fraud-enabling Senior Leadership Team￼”