unaccountability


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un·ac·count·a·ble

 (ŭn′ə-koun′tə-bəl)
adj.
1. Impossible to account for; inexplicable: unaccountable absences.
2. Free from accountability; not responsible: an executive unaccountable to anyone but the president.

un′ac·count′a·bil′i·ty n.
un′ac·count′a·bly adv.
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She pointed out that if ignored, the ripple effects of unaccountability on such a large scale, had the potential to destabilize the sub-region if not the whole continent.
Corruption and unaccountability are twins, inseparable.
"It is unacceptable that in this day and age, people still have to fear for their lives in times of rains because of poor planning by the authorities and corporate negligence and unaccountability." SHRC stressed that though the government is suggesting that it would be taking action against K-Electric and others whose negligence resulted in the loss of precious lives, the Commission, being an independent human rights body, too can initiate inquiry into the case.
Majida said it was unacceptable that in this day and age, people still have to fear for their lives in times of rains because of poor planning by the authorities and corporate negligence and unaccountability.
That kind of unaccountability is simply ridiculous, said Senator Joni Ernst.
privilege, unaccountability, class system, patronage.
The committee has courageously pointed out that the co-operatives had gradually become a den of unaccountability, irresponsibility and incompetence, an unhappy situation for which the political parties of Cyprus, including those that by rotation governed Cyprus over this extended period of time, carry full responsibility.
A police shooting that looked unjustified from the outset by now takes on the characteristics of a coverup: stonewalling, unaccountability and a code of silence whose effect is to protect uniformed officers from the consequences of their poor judgment."
In these troubling and near-paralyzing times in the history of the Liberian nation riped with massive unemployment, massive public-sector corruption, poverty, hunger, unaccountability, a culture of impunity, underdevelopment, and agony, a statue honoring George Manneh Weah's bruised ego seemed unfit for Weah's bruised ego.
In reaction to what he said, "Professor Biljana Vankovska said in a Facebook post that to cite the rule of law and to hold another country accountable while enjoying ABSOLUTE unaccountability in your own country is outrageous.
There is no proportional sense of responsibility displayed to degree of power invested/privileges and perks sought by bureaucrats because of apathy and haughtiness stemming from institutional timidity and unaccountability. Its another consequence is abdication of responsibility on one pretext or other when demand is high and critical.