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UN adopts 'reforms' resolution; to strengthen peacekeeping [The Morning Call]

UN adopts 'reforms' resolution; to strengthen peacekeeping [The Morning Call]

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Amid calls for the United nations to reform itself in order to meet the present challenges of the world, the United Nations Security Council has adopted a resolution for reform.

In attendance at the adoption of the resolution were about 20 heads of state.

UK Prime minister, Theresa May in her speech on wednesday had warned that Britain could withhold up to 30% of its £90m core funding each year unless the UN reforms.

Mrs May told delegates at the UN general assembly there was a gap between “the nobility of the UN’s purposes and the effectiveness of its delivery”.

Earlier this week, US President Donald Trump in his speech to the UN also threatened to withdraw funding from the UN unless it reformed.

The UN’s adopted resolution seeks to achieve effective implementation and monitoring of peacekeeping operations so that they are more accountable, efficient and transparent.

According to UN Secretary-General António Guterres UN peacekeeping operations must stop disappointing.

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