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  • WebMemo posted September 6, 2011 by Brett D. Schaefer, Morgan Lorraine Roach Theft of Food Aid in Somalia Should Lead to Congressional Oversight

    This summer, the Horn of Africa confronted its worst drought in decades. Estimates indicate that more than 12 million people across the region are vulnerable to starvation. Somalia, lacking a credible government and beset by internal instability and conflict, has been particularly hard hit, and the United Nations has formally declared that a famine exists in six regions…

  • Posted on September 22, 2010 by James Roberts The U.N. Wants to Tax the World Out of Poverty

    At the United Nation’s Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) Summit in New York this week, French President Nicolas...…

  • Special Report posted September 22, 2010 by Ambassador Terry Miller The United Nations and Development: Grand Aims, Modest Results

    Abstract: The current U.N. development system promises too much and demands too little of its member governments. Its autocracy, secrecy, bureaucracy, and self-aggrandizement reflect the worst of its members. The U.N. Millennium Development Goals are noble aspirations, but they will not be achieved because of U.N. development programs, which all too often ignore the fact…

  • WebMemo posted September 21, 2010 by James M. Roberts U.N. Millennium Development Goals: Foreign Aid v. Economic Freedom

    This week, world leaders are reviewing the United Nations’ Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) at a summit in New York. They should have the courage to admit to each other and to their constituents that although some progress has been made toward achieving the MDGs in the past decade, there is little evidence that this progress is the consequence of vast sums of tax…

  • Posted on September 2, 2010 by Brett Schaefer U.N. Throws $290 Million Lifeline to North Korean Regime

    North Korea’s status as an international pariah is richly deserved. The country is a proliferator of nuclear technology...…

  • Posted on August 27, 2010 by Brett Schaefer Why Does UNDP Continue to Aid Repressive Regimes?

    A recent story by Fox News provides yet another example of the United Nations Development Program’s refusal to accede...…

  • Posted on July 16, 2009 by Brett Schaefer UNDP and Libya: A Partnership Worth Looking Into

    Just to show that it is not above dealing with any shady dictatorship – and not just North Korea or current Iran – the...…

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  • Special Report posted September 22, 2010 by Ambassador Terry Miller The United Nations and Development: Grand Aims, Modest Results

    Abstract: The current U.N. development system promises too much and demands too little of its member governments. Its autocracy, secrecy, bureaucracy, and self-aggrandizement reflect the worst of its members. The U.N. Millennium Development Goals are noble aspirations, but they will not be achieved because of U.N. development programs, which all too often ignore the fact…

  • WebMemo posted September 21, 2010 by James M. Roberts U.N. Millennium Development Goals: Foreign Aid v. Economic Freedom

    This week, world leaders are reviewing the United Nations’ Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) at a summit in New York. They should have the courage to admit to each other and to their constituents that although some progress has been made toward achieving the MDGs in the past decade, there is little evidence that this progress is the consequence of vast sums of tax…

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  • Special Report posted September 22, 2010 by Ambassador Terry Miller The United Nations and Development: Grand Aims, Modest Results

    Abstract: The current U.N. development system promises too much and demands too little of its member governments. Its autocracy, secrecy, bureaucracy, and self-aggrandizement reflect the worst of its members. The U.N. Millennium Development Goals are noble aspirations, but they will not be achieved because of U.N. development programs, which all too often ignore the fact…

  • WebMemo posted September 21, 2010 by James M. Roberts U.N. Millennium Development Goals: Foreign Aid v. Economic Freedom

    This week, world leaders are reviewing the United Nations’ Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) at a summit in New York. They should have the courage to admit to each other and to their constituents that although some progress has been made toward achieving the MDGs in the past decade, there is little evidence that this progress is the consequence of vast sums of tax…

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