Tuesday, May 02, 2006

Kofi Annan Rewards Enviro Benefactor?

Achim Steiner was a judge on the Zayed Prize for Global Environmental Leadership panel that awarded Annan $500,000 in 2005. Steiner was just named to head the U.N. Environmental Program. Of course the U.N. denies a quid pro quo. The Zayed Prize is sponsored by the United Arab Emirates. Steiner previously headed the World Conservation Union.

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