22 septembrie 2020

The United Nations has a problem, and no one’s talking about it


Shaped by past inequality and colonial priorities, the UN has yet to confront the truth about itself, or distance its past from the reality of the present.Amid a raging global pandemic that has affected every part of the world, the UN General Assembly is set to meet virtually as it marks 75 years since its founding, in what is being called a “diamond” anniversary. The momentous event is overshadowed by a host of doubts and questions surrounding the UN’s effectiveness, some raised by its largest [...]