Concerned that United Nations Cash Flow Problems Are Hampering Programme Delivery, Delegates in Fifth Committee Criticize Non-Payment of Dues by One Member State

16 Oct

The representative of the United States today rejected as “patently false and downright insulting” suggestions that her country is responsible for the United Nations liquidity crisis, while other speakers urged those Member States with the capacity to do so to pay their assessments in full and on time, as the Fifth Committee (Administrative and Budgetary) took up the question of improving the Organization’s financial situation.

Approving Work Programme, Speakers Stress Adequate Funding Key for People Relying on United Nations Support amid COVID-19, as Fifth Committee Begins Session

5 Oct

Before approving a programme of work for their seventy‑fifth session, delegates of the Fifth Committee (Administrative and Budgetary) today vowed to work together as they tackle an ambitious agenda that embraces the Organization’s second annual budget and crucial reforms meant to expand efficiency and transparency.