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role of BNP-Paribas SA in the United Nations Oil-for-Food Program

United States. Congress. House. Committee on International Relations. Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations

role of BNP-Paribas SA in the United Nations Oil-for-Food Program

hearing before the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations of the Committee on International Relations, House of Representatives, One Hundred Ninth Congress, first session, April 28, 2005

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on International Relations. Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United Nations. -- Oil-for-Food Program,
  • United Nations Office of the Iraq Programme,
  • BNP Paribas,
  • Petroleum products -- Prices -- Iraq,
  • Political corruption -- Iraq,
  • Bribery -- Iraq

  • The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 92 p. :
    Number of Pages92
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15578564M
    ISBN 100160750512
    OCLC/WorldCa62330518

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Role of BNP-Paribas SA in the United Nations Oil-for-Food Program by United States. Congress. House. Committee on International Relations. Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations Download PDF EPUB FB2

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The role of BNP-Paribas SA in the United Nations Oil-for-Food Program: hearing before the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations of the Committee on International Relations, House of Representatives, One Hundred Ninth Congress, first session, Ap Full text of "THE ROLE OF BNP-PARIBAS SA IN THE UNITED NATIONS OIL-FOR-FOOD PROGRAM" See other formats.

Questions were raised on Thursday about the role BNP Paribas may have played in the scandal surrounding the United Nations oil-for-food programme after the French banking group admitted it. WASHINGTON, Nov 17 (AFP) - France's BNP Paribas received hundreds of millions of dollars from the scandal-plagued UN Oil-for-Food programme in Iraq, apparently while ignoring rampant abuses in the programme, a top US lawmaker charged Wednesday.

BNP Paribas is taking part in Climate Week, which runs from September 23 to 29 in New York. The bank reinforces its action on climate and sustainability, which is central to its business strategy, by signing the Principles for Responsible Banking and joining UNEP FI’s Collective Commitment to Climate Action.

The Oil-for-Food Programme (OIP), established by the United Nations in (under UN Security Council Resolution ) was established to allow Iraq to sell oil on the world market in exchange for food, medicine, and other humanitarian needs for ordinary Iraqi citizens without allowing Iraq to boost its military capabilities.

The programme was introduced by United States President Bill. Ap - New York Times Oil, Food and a Whole Lot of Questions President Bush's call to lift economic sanctions against Iraq could mean the end of the United Nations oil-for-food program, which has overseen the country's oil sales since Not only are France and Russia likely to object, but they may.

During the One Planet Summit, BNP Paribas and the UNEP (United Nations Environment Program) signed a memorandum of understanding in December to set up mechanisms in various emerging countries to mobilize investor capital for major projects combining ecology and the fight against poverty among local populations.

A player in combating social exclusion for many years, BNP Paribas works on providing long-term support in the areas of “at risk” communities, in particular in sensitive urban areas with for example the program Projet Banlieues. BNP Paribas complies with the internationally recognised standards concerning Human rights.

BNP Paribas Corporate and Institutional Banking today announced it has been licensed the Solactive Sustainable Development Goals World Index – a new equity index which enables investors to gain exposure to companies which have been identified as making a significant contribution to the advancement of the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

The role of BNP-Paribas SA in the United Nations Oil-for-Food Program: hearing before the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations of the Committee on International Relations, House of Representatives, One Hundred Ninth Congress, first session, Ap by United States (Book).

The BNP Paribas Group was created in and has become a strong European leader, following the integration of several banks that were themselves rich in history: Bank of the West, founded in the United States in   the UN 17 Sustainable Development Goals, shifting consumer behaviours, new policies and regulations: all are changing how we do business.

Learn more about the latest trends – and how we can all make a difference. The so-called Volcker Report [4] on the Iraq Oil-for-Food Program, and especially the overwhelming interest of the press in the more gossipy aspects of it, hung over the year of UN reform like a recurrent thunderstorm at a community picnic.

The Oil-for-Food Program was created in by the UN Security Council in an agreement with Saddam Hussein. As a key international financial player and a leading bank in the Eurozone, BNP Paribas embraces the responsibility for the promotion of a more balanced economic growth and the active and intentional contribution to a more sustainable and equitable world.

The government said that BNP Paribas, in its role as escrow agent for the Oil-for-Food program, was in position to both stop illicit payments made to the Hussein regime and to alert the world. Zero Budget Natural Farming in India. BNP Paribas and UNEP decided to replicate their model based on Zero Budget Natural Farming (ZBNF), a set of farming methods and a growing peasants’ movement in India.

Faced with the agrarian crisis plaguing the country, Zero Budget Natural Farming aims to end the cycle of excessive debt for farmers by substantially reducing their production costs.

citing press reports, also expressed concerns about BNP’s role in handling payments for the United Nations’ Oil-for-Food program with Iraq. As part of its review and assessment of the managerial resources of BNP, the Board reviewed records of BNP’s New York branch concerning this program in conjunction with state regulators.

New York, the United Nations General Assembly—Septem All countries agree to work together to define 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDG). The list of universal goals—aiming to eradicate poverty, fight inequalities, combat injustices and tackle climate change—is the result of three years of negotiations between states, and includes an aspiring agenda: the SDGs aim to.BNP Paribas, a responsible economic player.

For the Group, being a responsible bank means living up to its economic responsibilities and working to finance projects for its clients. In addition, BNP Paribas recognises that it has responsibilities in three other areas: Social responsibility.Oil-For-Food: The Canadian Connection: Asian triads and Sidewinder: Canadian Foundations.

Rosett Report. It is interesting to note that the man named by Kofi Annan to investigate this shocking scandal, Paul Volker, is associated to Power Corp.'s International Advisory Council. Considering the bank chosen by the UN to administer the funds was BNP Paribas, which is controlled by Power Corp.