“UN Security Council reform” – CIR’s comment
The UN’s survival as the apex international body across three eras – Cold War, post-Cold War and the current post-post-Cold War’ epoch – is a testament to the unique blend of power and morality which underpinned its creation in 1945. The UN has successfully retained membership of countries that matter in might and capabilities. But at 70, it is time to ask whether “the most important political innovation of the 20th Century” is fit for the challenges of the 21st Century. No, unless the UN’s structure and modalities are reformed – writes Amrita Banerjee in CIR’s comment “UN Security Council reform”.
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