The Rosett Report

Kofi Gets a Letter

Noting that the United Nations is exempt from its own Convention on Corruption, Senator Tom Coburn writes to Kofi Annan today, urging Annan to “release your personal financial disclosure forms that you now require of your subordinates.”

Having bragged up his own conception of a new UN “Ethics Office,” now fielding financial disclosure forms required of senior UN staff (see second paragraph of this Jan. 17, 2006 UN press release) Annan has for months been dodging questions about whether he has filed one of his own.

(See posts below). Now we wait for Kofi’s answer…