Sumary of U.S. must pay up its arrears to the UN: former UN Ambassadors:
- Ambassadors to the United Nations (UN) Madeleine Albright, John Negroponte, and Thomas Pickering, who are jointly calling for the U.S..
- Published on March 29, the essay pointed out that despite the Biden administration swift move to rejoin the World Health Organization and the Paris climate agreement, from which the Trump administration abruptly withdrew, the dues the country owes to the U.N..
- In 2009, whilst dealing with the aftershock of the financial crisis, the Obama administration agreed to the payment of all U.S..
- Citing such gloomy statistics as more than 2.5 million dead from the COVID-19 pandemic worldwide, an estimated 3.5 percent drop in global GDP growth, and some 100 million people living under the poverty line due to the pandemic, the article concluded that “the challenges facing the world have grown in size and complexity.”.
- Against this backdrop of instability, this kind of practice is not helpful for those top troop-contributing nations, including India, Pakistan, and Ethiopia, which “are not being fully reimbursed for their peacekeeping personnel and equipment”..
- owes the U.N., the country has also failed to deliver more than $630 million in outstanding payments to the United Nations’ core budget, and its arrears to the World Health Organization amounts to $203 million, according to the Better World Campaign, an organization that works to strengthen the relationship between the United States and the United Nations…