Soussan, who in the film is a character named Michael Sullivan, was a junior UN official and credits himself, at least in the movie, with blowing the whistle on the OFFP
, which ran from 1996 to 2003 when the US invaded Iraq.
(24.) UN, Independent Inquiry Committee into the UN Oil-for-Food Programme (OFFP
), "Report on the Manipulation of the OFFP
" (Volcker Report), vol.
addition to creating OFFP
, the Office of Federal Procurement Policy Act
chemical company and its subsidiary, Naaman allegedly offered and paid 10 percent kickbacks to the then Iraqi government in exchange for five contracts under the OFFP
. Naaman allegedly negotiated the contracts, including a 10 percent increase in the price to cover the kickback.
JofA: What can our readers learn from the OFFP
investigation as it pertains to the global state of fraud and corruption?
Journalists, particularly Rosett and William Safire, wrote numerous articles describing the OFFP
accusations in grandiose terms, saying (among other things) that the accusations constituted "the largest financial rip-off in history." (1)
It is the Oil For Food Programme (OFFP
) which has become the drive and justification behind the calling for Annan's head.
* Strategy for transitioning from the Oil for Food Program (OFFP
Valor should not, however, blind us to such serious problems as those encountered in administering the Oil-for-Food Programme (OFFP
) and in at-tempting to improve gender balance.
(2) Review, accept, or re-negotiate the Oil for Food Program (OFFP
) contracts under different United Nation Security Counsel Resolutions.
officially transferred administration of the multi-billion dollar Oil-For-Food Program (OFFP
) over to the Coalition Provisional Authority.
KEYWORDS: multilateralism, oil-for-food program (OFFP
), accountability, Office of the Iraq Programme, Iraq.