Reforming the United Nations



This chapter examines some of the ideas currently in circulation for reforming the United Nations. It begins with a basic question: is UN reform really the issue? The UN’s problems are partly due to the unwillingness of many governments to honour their current commitments. Creating a new document may be time-consuming and ultimately of little value if governments still remain unwilling to honour their commitments under the new document.


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