UN Unveils Reforms in Response to Volcker Criticisms

“Deputy Secretary-General Louise Frechette unveiled a series of reforms undertaken by the United Nations in response to criticisms of UN management from entities appointed by Secretary-General Kofi Annan and from the world body’s own staff.

“Unprecedented challenges” faced by the UN have shown that the world body must immediately reform those areas that are in the Secretariat’s purview and are not dependent on approval from Member States, said detailed background information distributed prior to a press briefing by Ms. Frechette.” Full Story