Skip to comments.EXCLUSIVE: Russia’s Gazprom part of secretive natural gas group within UN European unit
Posted on 06/07/2014 6:40:11 AM PDT by UMCRevMom@aol.com
EXCLUSIVE: The Russian natural gas company Gazprom, which supplies much of Europes gas imports, is at the center of a secretive cabal of mostly state-owned natural gas companies that has been operating for two decades under the aegis of the United Nations, according to a first-ever audit of the operation obtained by Fox News.
Even though it is a U.N. entity, the group, known simply as the Gas Centre, runs on a budget funded by its corporate members. Its supervisory Executive Board has never been approved by the U.N. agency of which it is nominally a part, the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe, or UNECE. The groups priorities, and its detailed budget, likewise manage to stay below the U.N.s supervisory radar.
According to the U.N., the Gas Centres mandate is purely technical, and related to issues of gas contract methodology, collection of statistical databases, and the promotion and facilitation of foreign investment in the industry.
But in fact its mandate, as gleaned from U.N. documents examined by Fox News, includes the creation and maintenance of a dialogue on such issues as the restructuring and consolidation of the gas sector, facilitation of the integration of natural gas industries in Europe through greater convergence and harmonization of norms and practices, and know-how on legal and regulatory matters [and] gas market liberalization.
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The UN is a global corporate fascist enterprise operating under a facade of democracy.