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UN says 4 staffers dismissed for sending child pornography

/ 08:04 AM October 31, 2015

UNITED NATIONS — A UN report says four staff members have been dismissed for sending and storing child pornography on UN computers and one more was dismissed for using a UN vehicle to transport approximately 173 kilograms (381.4 pounds) of marijuana.

The report, obtained Friday, documents about 60 cases that resulted in disciplinary measures among the UN’s worldwide staff of about 40,000 over a one year period ending June 30.

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It does not identify any staffers and does not include over 100,000 UN peacekeepers, who are under the jurisdiction of their home countries.

The cases range from a senior staff member’s demotion for harassing a subordinate to the dismissal of a staffer who was caught trying to steal money from the wallet of another staffer.

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