The UN General Assembly adopted the organization’s budget for the next two years

The UN General Assembly adopted the organization’s budget for the next two years. The issue was discussed by the Committee of the UN General Assembly on administrative and budgetary questions, the stream was conducted on the organization’s website.

The budget 2018-2019 $5,395 billion, which is $285 million less than the previous.

The permanent mission of the USA to the UN welcomed the reduction in the budget.

«In addition to this substantial savings, we have reduced the bloated management and support to the United Nations, strengthening the support of key US priorities around the world, and increased discipline and accountability throughout the UN system,» said US Ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley.

The UN budget is formed from contributions of the 193 member countries. Their size depends on the country’s solvency and is calculated from the average GDP and income per capita. The contribution must not exceed 22% of the total budget.

Currently, the largest share is paid to the US – 22%, said «Radio Liberty».

The President of the United States Donald trump advocated reducing U.S. costs for UN, calling the organization the «club for a good time».




The UN General Assembly adopted the organization’s budget for the next two years 25.12.2017

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