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Can the United Nations still serve?

2022-10-02T15:49:15.207Z

DECRYPTION - Although controversial, the UN organization remains irreplaceable. New York Founded on the rubble of the Second World War, the venerable institution is, at 77, a maligned old lady. Deemed obsolete, it is increasingly seen as dysfunctional. In the absence of reforms, its last General Assembly, which ended on September 23, reinforced doubts about its future. The freighter which sets sail from the Ukrainian port of Youzhny, near Odessa, on August 16, 2022, bears an



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Founded on the rubble of the Second World War, the venerable institution is, at 77, a maligned old lady.

Deemed obsolete, it is increasingly seen as dysfunctional.

In the absence of reforms, its last General Assembly, which ended on September 23, reinforced doubts about its future.

The freighter which sets sail from the Ukrainian port of Youzhny, near Odessa, on August 16, 2022, bears an evocative name:

Brave Commander

.

Loaded with 23,000 tons of wheat bound for Ethiopia, she looks great, with her azure flag of the United Nations at her stern.

Quite a symbol: the UN has managed to unblock deliveries of Ukrainian wheat to the countries of the South.

But there will be no triumphalism at the headquarters of the organization, in New York: after nearly eighty years of existence, the balance sheet of this one is too mixed.

The 77th session of the United Nations General Assembly, which opened on September 14 in Manhattan, did nothing to dispel…

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Source: lefigaro

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