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Hi I was reading on the KRG homepage how more than 50% of the Kurdistan allocation of the Oil for Food program was left unspent and unaccounted for. http://www.krg.org/986/index.asp "The Security Council authorized 13% of UN-controlled Iraqi oil sales for humanitarian goods and services for Iraqi Kurdistan (IK). To date, this amounts to more than $8 billion. Substantial funds remain unspent, more than 50%. The overall performance of the UN has been less than satisfactory. Funds earned from the legal sale of Iraqi oil are deposited in UN-managed bank accounts. Though this is a public program where transparency and accountability should be available to all, even simple 1-page summary monthly statements of credits, debits, and balances are not provided to Security Council members." Does a similar % of unaccounted for funds exist for the Iraqi program, in which case the amount of funds would be quite phenomenal? Has mainstream media dealt with the story in any form? Appreciate if anyone has any info. ____________________________________________________________ Get advanced SPAM filtering on Webmail or POP Mail ... Get Lycos Mail! http://login.mail.lycos.com/r/referral?aid=27005 _______________________________________________ Sent via the discussion list of the Campaign Against Sanctions on Iraq. To unsubscribe, visit http://lists.casi.org.uk/mailman/listinfo/casi-discuss To contact the list manager, email firstname.lastname@example.org All postings are archived on CASI's website: http://www.casi.org.uk