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The UN’s unhappy birthday

The United Nations turns 75 this autumn, and if this were a normal year, many of the world’s leaders would gather in New York City to celebrate this milestone and open the annual meeting of the General Assembly.But this year is anything but normal. There will be no gathering because of Covid-19 – and even if there were, there would be little grounds for celebration. The United Nations has fallen far short of its goals to “maintain international peace and security,” “develop friendly relations among nations” and “achieve international co-operation in solving international problems.”The pandemic helps illustrate why. The UN …read more

Source:: Gulf times



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