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Unformatted text preview: -Supposed to be a discussion forum, NOT a decision forum. -A place where we could discuss various issues. (Sovereign Equality)-Most decisions made by a simple majority vote.-Global South states have significant numerical majority-Resolutions it passes are only recommendations. It can't require states to take action.-Makes and approves regular UN budget.-NOT A WORLD GOVERNMENT. ..IT'S DECISIONS ARE NOT BINDING. .."This is what we would like to happen "-Ten wealthiest UN members contribute 82% of the budget. -Remaining 182 states pay 18%. (US and Japan are #1,#2 when it comes to paying the most)-US pays 22% of regular UN budget ($453 million in 2008)...
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This note was uploaded on 08/29/2011 for the course POL. SCI 2401 taught by Professor Gridley during the Fall '10 term at SPSU.
- Fall '10