October 1992
U.S. News & World Report;10/5/92, Vol. 113 Issue 13, p21
Presents statistics on the United Nations' operating budget. The budget for 1992 is $1.1 billion, 25 percent of which is paid by the US, 12.5 percent by Japan, 9.4 percent by Russia. Backdues and peacekeeping monies owed totals $1.7 billion; The biggest debtors are the US, Russia, South Africa, Japan and Ukraine; Countries that pay the most per capita; Nations who do not belong.


Related Articles

  • Assembly urges Member States to pay dues `on time and in full.'  // United Nations Chronicle;Mar89, Vol. 26 Issue 1, p90 

    Addresses the UN's call for Member States to meet their financial obligations to the United Nations. Impact of the UN deficit on day-to-day commitments.

  • An open letter on the United Nations. Iosso, Chris // Network News;Fall95, Vol. 15 Issue 4, p24 

    Presents an open letter circulated by the Presbytery of Hudson River Mission Unit to its congregations concerning the financial crisis facing the United Nations. Letter for endorsement and transmittal to the congregations' congressional representative; Failure of the United States and other UN...

  • United Nations funding.  // Congressional Digest;Jan1997, Vol. 76 Issue 1, p9 

    Focuses on the finance of the United Nations (UN). Assessed budgets; Funding for development and humanitarian assistance; Funding for peacekeeping operations; Funding shortfall.

  • 50th anniversary of the United Nations. Clinton, Bill // Vital Speeches of the Day;11/15/95, Vol. 62 Issue 3, p67 

    Presents a speech by the president of the United States, given before the General Assembly of the United Nations, dealing with the issue of contributions of the United States to the finances of the United Nations.

  • New advisory group on UN financing.  // United Nations Chronicle;Dec92, Vol. 29 Issue 4, p76 

    Reports that United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Boutros Boutros-Ghali and the Ford Foundation announced September 15 the formation of an international advisory group on UN financing. Details.

  • Tough, no-growth budget for 1996-1997.  // United Nations Chronicle;Spring96, Vol. 33 Issue 1, p65 

    Reports on the United Nations (UN) General Assembly's adoption of appropriations for the UN 1996-1997 regular budget. Estimated income for the period; Establishment of $100 million level for the Working Capital Fund; Approval of funds for peacekeeping missions.

  • Action on UN restructuring postponed.  // United Nations Chronicle;Sep93, Vol. 30 Issue 3, p77 

    Reports that the United Nations (UN) General Assembly on June 25, 1993 postponed action on a draft resolution calling for further measures on UN restructuring and revitalization in the economic, social and related fields. Report from Secretary-General Boutros Boutros-Ghali on the financial...

  • Just-released UN figures. MacLachlan, Suzanne; Mutch, David // Christian Science Monitor;4/21/95, Vol. 87 Issue 102, p2 

    Reveals figures on the outstanding dues by member nations including the US to the United Nations.

  • Paying for the UN: A suitable case for treatment. Hannay, David // World Today;Jun96, Vol. 52 Issue 6, p160 

    Focuses on the financing system of the United Nations (UN). Deficit as of 1996; Elimination of the permanent member premium for the United States; Impact of Karl T. Paschke as Secretary-General for the oversight and audit of finance and administration; Principal defects of the system; Call for...


Read the Article

Other Topics