Nora Gordon and Richard Gowan on new pressure for Security Council reform: revolution or distraction?

Is there any point in talking about Security Council reform? Most of the UN’s members agree that the current structure of the Council, based on the balance of power in 1945, is unfair. But repeated efforts to change it since the end of the Cold War have failed. For diplomats serving on the Council today the Syrian crisis, the break-up of Ukraine and a host of African conflicts are vastly more pressing issues.

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Jun 18, 2014
Richard Gowan, Nora Gordon
United Nations