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2006-06-30 22:59:21

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The U.N. General Assembly late on Friday lifted the cap on U.N. spending but put off a resolution on management reform that U.S. Ambassador John Bolton said was not strong enough. The measure to remove the freeze on the U.N.

2006-04-28 20:35:34

By Evelyn Leopold UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Developing nations on Friday blocked the centerpiece of Secretary-General Kofi Annan's management reform plan, a move that could lead to a cut off of U.N. funds this summer.

2006-04-26 23:43:18

By Evelyn Leopold UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Developing nations and rich countries face off on Thursday on Secretary-General Kofi Annan's plans to overhaul the bureaucracy that could precipitate a cut in funds to the United Nations this summer.

2006-03-27 16:23:45

By Evelyn Leopold UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice would have the final say on withholding half of U.S. dues to the United Nations under a compromise plan announced on Monday that aims to overhaul the world body.

2006-03-08 01:39:27

By Evelyn Leopold UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Secretary-General Kofi Annan's plans to overhaul the U.N. bureaucracy are expected to face stiff resistance from developing countries and immediately triggered protests from staff over outsourcing proposals.

2006-02-03 15:50:08

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan, U.S. President George W. Bush and Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice will meet in Washington this month to try to pump new life into a flagging U.N. reform campaign that has run into strong opposition from developing nations.

2006-01-03 16:44:20

By Evelyn Leopold UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - U.S. Ambassador John Bolton wants the five Security Council powers to have a seat on a still-disputed new U.N. human rights body, a move bound to anger nations who believe the five already are too dominant.

2005-12-01 05:51:07

BEIJING (Reuters) - China hinted on Thursday it would oppose Japan's bid for a seat on the U.N. Security Council, days before a visit by Secretary-General Kofi Annan that will address plans to reform the body.

2005-11-29 06:25:46

BEIJING (Reuters) - U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan will discuss a plan to reform the United Nations Security Council during a visit to China from Dec 4 to 7, a Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman said on Tuesday.

2005-11-23 15:53:43

By Evelyn Leopold UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The European Union rejected on Wednesday a proposal by U.S. Ambassador John Bolton to delay adoption of a two-year U.N. budget until key reforms are approved by the 191-member General Assembly.


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