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Head of UN Palestinian agency resigns amid ethics probe

Head of UN Palestinian agency resigns amid ethics probe
Thursday 7
5:11 2019

UNITED STATES: The head of the UN agency for Palestinian refugees has resigned amid an internal probe into alleged mismanagement and ethical abuses at the organization, the United Nations said Wednesday. “A short while ago, UNRWA’s Commissioner-General, Pierre Krahenbuhl, informed the secretary-general that he was resigning, effective immediately,“ UN spokesman Stephane Dujarric told a news briefing. The UN earlier announced Krahenbuhl had been placed on administrative leave, to be replaced on an interim basis by the agency’s acting deputy chief Christian Saunders. An internal ethics report has alleged mismanagement and abuses of authority at the highest levels of the UN ...

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Summary: UNITED STATES: The head of the UN agency for Palestinian refugees has resigned amid an internal probe into alleged mismanagement and ethical abuses at the organization, the United Nations said Wednesday. “A short while ago, UNRWA’s Commissioner-General, Pierre Krahenbuhl, informed the secretary-general that he was resigning, effective immediately,“ UN spokesman ...

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