UN Reform: How?

1 October 2004

'The key question on UN reform is not 'Why?' or 'What?' but 'How?'. Take as read the high principles and values: peace, justice, freedom, equity, sustainability and the rest. Take as read, also, the many specific proposals about membership of the Security Council, the need for stronger institutions to manage the world economy, or voting rights for developing countries on the boards of the World Bank and the IMF.'



Senior Research Associate
Simon was Director of the Overseas Development Institute from 1997-2009. He is an economist who [...]