State Department To US Diplomats: Don't Go For Ice Bucket Challenge – ValueWalk Premium

State Department To US Diplomats: Don't Go For Ice Bucket Challenge

As the pop-phenomenon that is the ALS ice bucket challenge winds down towards the end of its 15 minutes of fame comes word the US State Department is banning the practice.


Ice Bucket Challenge promotion violates federal ethics rules
In an unclassified cable to diplomats across the world, lawyers at the State Department said the promotion violates federal ethics rules barring officials from using public office for private gain "no matter how worthy the cause," according to

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