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Last updated on March 6th, 2018 at 12:30 am
If you call it a prize, and you hand it over in public, then it’s not a bribe!
Earlier this month, Annan accepted from the ruler of Dubai an environmental prize of $500,000—a fat sum that represents the latest in a long series of glaring conflicts of interest. Call this one Cash-for-Kofi.
Annan received his award at a glittering February 6 ceremony in Dubai, as outlined in a press release from Annan’s office that noted the honor, but neglected to mention the half million bucks that came with it.
Read Claudia Rosett’s entire piece. You might find yourself in agreement with an Australian diplomat.
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