UN Claims Inability To Pay Bills Next Month

(Work and reforms in danger from lack of cash)

(From potential world domination, to panhandling on Twitter)

(UN may be unable to pay its bills by next month)

(Lots of UN members aren’t paying full share)

1. Important Links

CLICK HERE, for UN financial crisis.
CLICK HERE, for UN funding by nation.
CLICK HERE, for Antonio Guterres’ Twitter account.

CLICK HERE, for a Reuters article on UN cash shortfall.
CLICK HERE, for Newsmax reporting on UN money woes.
CLICK HERE, for France 24 reporting the news.
CLICK HERE, for a piece by Yahoo News.
CLICK HERE, for article and video by Global News.

2. Context For This Article

As has been thoroughly outlined and documented on this website, the United Nations is a globalist institution aiming at world domination. Under the guise of “international cooperation”, national sovereignty has been eroded for decades.

Therefore, it is quite uplifting to see that the UN has dire financial problems. Consider this a form of schadenfreude, enjoying the misery of your enemy.

3. Data On How Many Pay Up

Year Paid In Full Percentage
2001 135 70%
2002 117 61%
2003 127 66%
2004 121 63%
2005 140 73%
2006 139 73%
2007 140 73%
2008 146 76%
2009 136 70%
2010 138 72%
2011 143 74%
2012 143 74%
2013 145 75%
2014 144 74%
2015 142 74%
2016 145 75%
2017 145 75%
2018 152 79%
2019 127 66%

Source is right here. However, it is a little unclear why only the people who are fully paid up are listed. Is this an attempt to shame those who aren’t paying their “fair share” to erase their sovereignty?

Note: In fairness, 2019 obviously isn’t over yet, so that 127 number could very easily change.

4. UN Posting On “Cash Crisis”

In a statement issue by his Spokesperson, the Secretary-General said he had written to Member States, “about the worst cash crisis facing the United Nations in nearly a decade. The Organization runs the risk of depleting its liquidity reserves by the end of the month and defaulting on payments to staff and vendors.”

Although 129 States out of 193 have now paid their regular annual dues, the most recent being Syria, UN Spokesperson Stéphane Dujarric told correspondents at the regular briefing in New York, others needed to pay “urgently and in full”.

“This is the only way to avoid a default that could risk disrupting operations globally. The Secretary-General further asked governments to address the underlying reasons for the crisis and agree on measures to put the United Nations on a sound financial footing.”

As of the end of September, only 70 per cent of the total assessment for the year had been paid, versus 78 per cent this time last year. Up to 8 October, Member States have paid $1.99 billion towards the regular budget assessment for 2019, which means there is an outstanding amount of around $1.3 billion for the year, Mr. Dujarric told correspondents.

In the page, the UN warns that travel will have to be kept to a minimum, and new postings not filled. Okay, but why isn’t non-essential travel already stopped? The UN takes money from other nations with those “Carbon taxes”.

Those annual conferences on climate change involve flying in tens of thousands of people — each year — to talk about cutting emissions. The hypocrisy is astounding. Has no one ever heard of video conferencing?

Looking at all of the overhead and personnel involved in the UN, one would reasonably wonder how much of the waste can be cut. It seems like a horribly inefficient organization.

With all of the money coming in, and all of the “extra” sources of revenue starting up, where exactly is it going? Should the UN be audited by outside firms?

5. From The Reuters Article

He told the 193-member U.N. General Assembly’s budget committee that if he had not worked since January to cut spending then “we would not have had the liquidity to support” the annual gathering of world leaders last month.

Pardon the nitpicking, but I have to ask: if you are concerned about financing essential humanitarian efforts around the world, why are you wasting money with an annual world leaders gettogether? Seems like the money can be better spent than on photo-ops.

“This month, we will reach the deepest deficit of the decade. We risk … entering November without enough cash to cover payrolls,” said Guterres. “Our work and our reforms are at risk.”

The United States is the largest contributor – responsible for 22 percent of the more than $3.3 billion regular budget for 2019, which pays for work including political, humanitarian, disarmament, economic and social affairs and communications.

Yes, the U.S. contributes almost a quarter of your budget. And it does so every year.

Washington owes some $381 million for prior regular budgets and $674 million for the 2019 regular budget. The U.S. mission to the United Nations confirmed the figures.

Sure, let’s take a shot at the United States. But just a bit later in the article, Reuters provides some context for the American contributions:

“Overall the United States, as the largest contributor to the U.N., contributes roughly $10 billion annually in assessed and voluntary contributions across the United Nations system,” the official said.

U.S. President Donald Trump has said Washington is shouldering an unfair burden of the cost of the United Nations and has pushed for reforms of the world body. Guterres has been working to improve U.N. operations and cut costs.

Well, it’s true.

6. Where Does It Go From Here?

Admittedly this is speculation.

While having the UN collapse and die off sounds appealing, it’s very unlikely that it would actually happen. it can always downsize parts of its operations and keep going. It can also raise additional cash, say by Soros or other globalists. Or it can just refuse to honour parts of its debts. Businesses and other organizations can survive a long time while being in the red financially.

This is definitely encouraging, but too soon to predict a collapse of the UN. Hopefully that day will come. National sovereignty is more important than “multilateralism”.

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