The UN budget is reduced by more than $ 285 million
As reported by the US government, it agreed to cuts in the UN budget.
As reported in the statement of the us mission to the UN, published on Christmas eve, the organization’s budget in 2018-19. will be reduced by more than $ 285 million. Reductions will affect, in particular, management and support of UN agencies.
The statement did not specify the impact of budget cuts on the size of the US contribution.
US Ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley said that everyone knows about the “inefficiency and excessive costs” of the organization, and she will not allow “uncontrolled use of the generosity of the American people.”
She also added that although the mission is satisfied with the outcome of the budget negotiations, the United States intends to continue “the search for ways to make the UN more efficient, while protecting our interests.”