US Announces $285M Cut In 2018-19 UN Operating Budget

The U.S. government says it has arranged a noteworthy cut in the United Nations budget. The U.S. Mission to the United Nations said on 24th December that the UN's 2018-2019 budget would be sliced by over $285 million. The mission said decreases would likewise be made to the UN's management and support functions. Let us read the detailed news in the article.

The U.S. government says it has arranged a noteworthy cut in the United Nations budget. The U.S. Mission to the United Nations said on 24th December that the UN’s 2018-2019 budget would be sliced by over $285 million. The mission said decreases would likewise be made to the UN’s management and support functions. Let us read the detailed news in the article.

A big step

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Calling it “a big step in the right direction,” U.S. Representative to the United Nations Nikki Haley on Sunday night reported a historic reduction in the U.N. biennial working operating budget.

Will it work?

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The declaration didn’t clarify the whole amount of the financial plan or specify what impact the cut would have on the U.S. contribution.

U.S. Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley said…

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“The inefficiency and overspending of the United Nations are well known,” Haley said. “We will no longer let the generosity of the American people be taken advantage of or remain unchecked.”

She also said…

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“This historic reduction in spending – in addition to many other moves toward a more efficient and accountable U.N. is a big step in the right direction,”, she added. Click on the next page to know about operating budget.