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UN chief stresses compromise; FM: Kosovo part of Serbia

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albanians are TURKS lol

Winnipeg, Canada

#1 Jul 23, 2012
Kosovo is Serbian land

Podgorica, Montenegro

#2 Jul 24, 2012
Kosovo is Serbian land.

CCCC
serbs r turks

Para Hills West, Australia

#3 Jul 24, 2012
Srbija, srbija nema vam vise kosova!hahahahahah
Kosovo is Serbian land

Podgorica, Montenegro

#4 Jul 24, 2012
United Nations Security Council Resolution 1244 says that Kosovo is part of Serbia.

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Kosovo is Serbian land.

CCCC

Since: Mar 07

Prishtina, Kosovo

#5 Jul 24, 2012
Tribunal finds U.N. chief Ban failed whistleblower

http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/07/03/us-...

UNITED NATIONS | Tue Jul 3, 2012 6:19pm EDT

(Reuters)- U.N. chief Ban Ki-moon and the world body's Ethics Office failed to properly review an internal inquiry into a whistleblower's claims that he suffered retaliation for alleging corruption in the U.N. mission in Kosovo, a U.N. Dispute Tribunal has ruled.

The ruling "sends a message to the Ethics Office that the judges in the new U.N. internal justice system are monitoring it and that they will not tolerate failures to properly apply the U.N. whistleblower-protection policy," said the Government Accountability Project, a nonprofit whistleblower watchdog.

The decision by the three-year-old tribunal involved the case of James Wasserstrom, an American who complained in 2007 to the Ethics Office that he suffered retaliation for reporting alleged misconduct while head of the U.N. Office for the Coordination of Oversight of Publicly Owned Enterprises in Kosovo.

Wasserstrom had told the United Nations he was concerned about corporate governance in Kosovo and alleged the possibility of a kickback scheme tied to a proposed power plant and mine that involved top politicians and senior U.N. officials.

Instead of being protected as a whistleblower, Wasserstrom claimed he suffered retaliation, which started with his U.N. public utility watchdog office in Kosovo being shut down and his U.N. contract not being renewed.

Wasserstrom quickly took a job advising Pristina airport and Kosovo's telecommunications industry. This contract sparked an investigation by the United Nations, during which Wasserstrom says his passport was taken away, his car and home were searched without a warrant and he was treated like a potential criminal.

"It was a terrible time for me, my family and anyone associated with me. I thought my life was in danger, and I knew that if I disappeared, no one in the U.N. would ever come to look for me," Wasserstrom, now a senior anti-corruption adviser at the U.S. Embassy in Kabul, told Reuters on Tuesday.

The U.N. Ethics Office found there was a prima facie, or self-evident, case of retaliation and asked the U.N. Investigations Division to probe further. But after receiving its report in 2008, the Ethics Office concluded there was no retaliation.

The Government Accountability Program (GAP) found that the Ethics Office has dealt with nearly 300 complaints of retaliation since it was created in 2006. A prima facie case of retaliation was found in about 2.7 percent of those cases, but relief was only recommended in one case.

"So 99.7 percent of U.N. staff members who sought protection under the Secretariat's whistleblower protection policy were ultimately not protected from retaliation," said Shelley Walden, GAP's international program officer.

"FUNDAMENTALLY FLAWED"

Wasserstrom took his case to the U.N. Dispute Tribunal, which began work in July 2009 by hearing complaints from staff and former staff on administrative decisions. It handed down its ruling on Wasserstrom's case late last month.

"The Tribunal finds that the Ethics Office should have taken note of the fact that, as the principal agency promoting the observance of human rights norms and practices and respect for the rule of law, the United Nations could not, and would not, have countenanced or condoned such humiliating and degrading treatment of a member of its own staff," the ruling said.

"The Ethics Offices should have pursued further enquiries to ascertain the reasons for such treatment. Without having done so, their finding that the treatment was not retaliatory is fundamentally flawed," the tribunal said on June 21.
albanians are TURKS lol

Winnipeg, Canada

#6 Jul 24, 2012
prishtina wrote:
Tribunal finds U.N. chief Ban failed whistleblower
http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/07/03/us-...
UNITED NATIONS | Tue Jul 3, 2012 6:19pm EDT
(Reuters)- U.N. chief Ban Ki-moon and the world body's Ethics Office failed to properly review an internal inquiry into a whistleblower's claims that he suffered retaliation for alleging corruption in the U.N. mission in Kosovo, a U.N. Dispute Tribunal has ruled.
The ruling "sends a message to the Ethics Office that the judges in the new U.N. internal justice system are monitoring it and that they will not tolerate failures to properly apply the U.N. whistleblower-protection policy," said the Government Accountability Project, a nonprofit whistleblower watchdog.
The decision by the three-year-old tribunal involved the case of James Wasserstrom, an American who complained in 2007 to the Ethics Office that he suffered retaliation for reporting alleged misconduct while head of the U.N. Office for the Coordination of Oversight of Publicly Owned Enterprises in Kosovo.
Wasserstrom had told the United Nations he was concerned about corporate governance in Kosovo and alleged the possibility of a kickback scheme tied to a proposed power plant and mine that involved top politicians and senior U.N. officials.
Instead of being protected as a whistleblower, Wasserstrom claimed he suffered retaliation, which started with his U.N. public utility watchdog office in Kosovo being shut down and his U.N. contract not being renewed.
Wasserstrom quickly took a job advising Pristina airport and Kosovo's telecommunications industry. This contract sparked an investigation by the United Nations, during which Wasserstrom says his passport was taken away, his car and home were searched without a warrant and he was treated like a potential criminal.
"It was a terrible time for me, my family and anyone associated with me. I thought my life was in danger, and I knew that if I disappeared, no one in the U.N. would ever come to look for me," Wasserstrom, now a senior anti-corruption adviser at the U.S. Embassy in Kabul, told Reuters on Tuesday.
The U.N. Ethics Office found there was a prima facie, or self-evident, case of retaliation and asked the U.N. Investigations Division to probe further. But after receiving its report in 2008, the Ethics Office concluded there was no retaliation.
The Government Accountability Program (GAP) found that the Ethics Office has dealt with nearly 300 complaints of retaliation since it was created in 2006. A prima facie case of retaliation was found in about 2.7 percent of those cases, but relief was only recommended in one case.
"So 99.7 percent of U.N. staff members who sought protection under the Secretariat's whistleblower protection policy were ultimately not protected from retaliation," said Shelley Walden, GAP's international program officer.
"FUNDAMENTALLY FLAWED"
Wasserstrom took his case to the U.N. Dispute Tribunal, which began work in July 2009 by hearing complaints from staff and former staff on administrative decisions. It handed down its ruling on Wasserstrom's case late last month.
"The Tribunal finds that the Ethics Office should have taken note of the fact that, as the principal agency promoting the observance of human rights norms and practices and respect for the rule of law, the United Nations could not, and would not, have countenanced or condoned such humiliating and degrading treatment of a member of its own staff," the ruling said.
"The Ethics Offices should have pursued further enquiries to ascertain the reasons for such treatment. Without having done so, their finding that the treatment was not retaliatory is fundamentally flawed," the tribunal said on June 21.
are you sad or are you suicidal loooool
albanians are TURKS lol

Winnipeg, Canada

#7 Jul 24, 2012
prishtina wrote:
Tribunal finds U.N. chief Ban failed whistleblower
http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/07/03/us-...
UNITED NATIONS | Tue Jul 3, 2012 6:19pm EDT
(Reuters)- U.N. chief Ban Ki-moon and the world body's Ethics Office failed to properly review an internal inquiry into a whistleblower's claims that he suffered retaliation for alleging corruption in the U.N. mission in Kosovo, a U.N. Dispute Tribunal has ruled.
The ruling "sends a message to the Ethics Office that the judges in the new U.N. internal justice system are monitoring it and that they will not tolerate failures to properly apply the U.N. whistleblower-protection policy," said the Government Accountability Project, a nonprofit whistleblower watchdog.
The decision by the three-year-old tribunal involved the case of James Wasserstrom, an American who complained in 2007 to the Ethics Office that he suffered retaliation for reporting alleged misconduct while head of the U.N. Office for the Coordination of Oversight of Publicly Owned Enterprises in Kosovo.
Wasserstrom had told the United Nations he was concerned about corporate governance in Kosovo and alleged the possibility of a kickback scheme tied to a proposed power plant and mine that involved top politicians and senior U.N. officials.
Instead of being protected as a whistleblower, Wasserstrom claimed he suffered retaliation, which started with his U.N. public utility watchdog office in Kosovo being shut down and his U.N. contract not being renewed.
Wasserstrom quickly took a job advising Pristina airport and Kosovo's telecommunications industry. This contract sparked an investigation by the United Nations, during which Wasserstrom says his passport was taken away, his car and home were searched without a warrant and he was treated like a potential criminal.
"It was a terrible time for me, my family and anyone associated with me. I thought my life was in danger, and I knew that if I disappeared, no one in the U.N. would ever come to look for me," Wasserstrom, now a senior anti-corruption adviser at the U.S. Embassy in Kabul, told Reuters on Tuesday.
The U.N. Ethics Office found there was a prima facie, or self-evident, case of retaliation and asked the U.N. Investigations Division to probe further. But after receiving its report in 2008, the Ethics Office concluded there was no retaliation.
The Government Accountability Program (GAP) found that the Ethics Office has dealt with nearly 300 complaints of retaliation since it was created in 2006. A prima facie case of retaliation was found in about 2.7 percent of those cases, but relief was only recommended in one case.
"So 99.7 percent of U.N. staff members who sought protection under the Secretariat's whistleblower protection policy were ultimately not protected from retaliation," said Shelley Walden, GAP's international program officer.
"FUNDAMENTALLY FLAWED"
Wasserstrom took his case to the U.N. Dispute Tribunal, which began work in July 2009 by hearing complaints from staff and former staff on administrative decisions. It handed down its ruling on Wasserstrom's case late last month.
"The Tribunal finds that the Ethics Office should have taken note of the fact that, as the principal agency promoting the observance of human rights norms and practices and respect for the rule of law, the United Nations could not, and would not, have countenanced or condoned such humiliating and degrading treatment of a member of its own staff," the ruling said.
"The Ethics Offices should have pursued further enquiries to ascertain the reasons for such treatment. Without having done so, their finding that the treatment was not retaliatory is fundamentally flawed," the tribunal said on June 21.
are you sad and are you suicidal ;p
albanians are TURKS lol

Winnipeg, Canada

#8 Jul 24, 2012
alvanians are sad and suicidal...
Serbonazis

Lockport, NY

#9 Jul 25, 2012
albanians are TURKS lol wrote:
alvanians are sad and suicidal...
oh winjipigaservoslave, keep balbbing and barking for another 600 years.
Kosovo is Serbian land

Podgorica, Montenegro

#10 Jul 25, 2012
According to UN Kosovo is Serbian land.

CCCC

Since: Mar 07

Prishtina, Kosovo

#11 Jul 25, 2012
Kosovo is Serbian land wrote:
According to UN Kosovo is Serbian land.
CCCC
http://www.kurir-info.rs/crnogorci-srbe-ister...
Tricky

Adelaide, Australia

#12 Jul 26, 2012
Kosovo is Serbian land wrote:
Kosovo is Serbian land.
CCCC
Where when what how you gotta be joking or just had a dream, wake up cigo it's 2012 !!
Tricky

Adelaide, Australia

#13 Jul 26, 2012
Kosovo is Serbian land wrote:
According to UN Kosovo is Serbian land.
CCCC
According to Albanians it's not and never will be its KOSOVA I ALBANIA always was always will be , remember that and never forget it serv budala!!
Kosovo is Serbian land

Podgorica, Montenegro

#14 Jul 26, 2012
Tricky wrote:
<quoted text>According to Albanians it's not and never will be its KOSOVA I ALBANIA always was always will be , remember that and never forget it serv budala!!
lol, as if anyone will ask shiptars. Go back to your goats in your katun, kopil.

Kosovo is Serbian land.

CCCC
Serbonazis

Buffalo, NY

#15 Jul 26, 2012
Kosovo is Serbian land wrote:
<quoted text>
lol, as if anyone will ask shiptars. Go back to your goats in your katun, kopil.
Kosovo is Serbian land.
CCCC
Kosovo is not serbian land since USA recognzied Kosovo as a new country in Europe.
albanians are TURKS lol

Winnipeg, Canada

#16 Jul 26, 2012
prishtina wrote:
are you suicidal like the rest of your smelly bugs...
albanians are TURKS lol

Winnipeg, Canada

#17 Jul 26, 2012
prishtina wrote:
fcking retard you dont know what your reading hehhehe you post but dont understand it fcking smelly kurva you need some more of your dads sperm in your belly lol

Since: Mar 07

Prishtina, Kosovo

#18 Jul 27, 2012
Kosovo is Serbian land wrote:
<quoted text>
lol, as if anyone will ask shiptars. Go back to your goats in your katun, kopil.
Kosovo is Serbian land.
CCCC
mrs bre cigo p. ti materina! Serbia is a Province of Great Albania!
Kosovo is Serbian land

Podgorica, Montenegro

#19 Jul 27, 2012
prishtina wrote:
<quoted text>
mrs bre cigo p. ti materina! Serbia is a Province of Great Albania!
cigancuro siptarska, idi se zaperi SMRDIS.

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