Ethics & International Affairs Volume 2 (1988): Articles: United Nations Reforms: Some Reflections [Abstract]

Dec 2, 1988

In 1985, forty years after the adoption of the U.N. charter, a reform process was begun that addressed the changes in international relations over the past 40 years and sought to improve budgetary problems that interfered with the U.N. service of "creating a 'better' world." Choudhury, elected president of the General Assembly in 1986, reviews the changes within the UN and reasserts its enduring role as a global instrument of peace.

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