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Porträttbild av Jessica Almqvist. Foto.

Jessica Almqvist


Porträttbild av Jessica Almqvist. Foto.

Transforming the United Nations: countering the US budget-cut threats


  • Jessica Almqvist

Summary, in English

The White House Budget proposal for 2018, if approved, could lead to a drastic cut in US funding of UN activities in the coming years. Since the US is the largest contributor to the regular budget, peacekeeping operations, agencies and programmes, its decision could have major implications on the organisation’s workings. Besides well-founded queries about what the US actually stands to gain by such a move, the scenario highlights the negative effects of the UN’s economic dependence on a single state. It also shows the need to transform the UN into a more independent and balanced organisation through the reinvigorated role of other powers, such as the EU. Several EU members, including Spain, are major financial contributors to the UN and have a strong interest in bringing about reform.


  • Law


  • Public international law
  • Budget
  • US foreign policy
  • United Nations
  • Folkrätt




  • Public International Law