为了继续创建一个更加精简的组织，欧巴馬政府建议:采取各种举措，使联合国预算,在各方面都执行纪律和紧缩财政，促使预算编制过程,简化和透明化，并利用21世纪的技术,对联合国信息管理系统实行彻底改革 – 一项将提高联合国功能,同时,每年节约1亿多美元的倡议。
U.S. Washington, President Obama announced a comprehensive program requirements – through the strengthening of fiscal responsibility, accountability and effectiveness of such initiatives to build a modern, more effective and more powerful United Nations.
January 20, U.S. Ambassador to the UN mission, said in a press briefing: “The Obama administration asked the United Nations – through reform, a new life, in saving lives, to maintain peace and promote development work, the urgency for the new century. problems and seek common solutions, while the effective operation and live within our means. ”
Reform the United Nations budget, the Obama administration is a key element of the new program.
U.S. Ambassador to the UN mission, said: “every dollar of the United Nations, on behalf of a taxpayer to the hard work of one in the United Nations to waste any dollars, a waste of a build a better, more free, more prosperous world of opportunity . “United States called on the UN mission, facing a serious economic situation, the need to” retrench expenses, do more with less. ”
U.S. mission that pay up to the United Nations, the United States sought assurances – the sensible way to use the funds. The United States has the lead in promoting – to ensure 2012-2013, the United Nations regular budget cut by 5% of the effort to save U.S. taxpayers $ 100 million cost, as the past 50 years, the second to reduce the budget for the United Nations action.
In order to create a more streamlined organization, the Obama administration recommendations: take various initiatives, the United Nations budget, in all aspects of the implementation of tight fiscal discipline and promote the budgeting process, simplify and transparent, and the use of 21st century technology of the United Nations information management system to introduce radical reform – a United Nations function will increase, while annual savings than $ 100 million initiative.
New program emphasizes the importance of accountability, that: the world’s taxpayers’ right to know how they use the money paid to the United Nations, can be confident that every dollar, euro, or yen, have been honest and proper treatment. ” .
The United Nations in recent years, made significant progress, but the United States called on the UN to continue to strengthen the monitoring mechanism, promote the implementation of ethics, whistleblower protection, and increase transparency.
USA founding member of the United Nations, headquarters, and pay most of the country, “special attention to create the United Nations to comply with the principles and values,” adamantly opposed to UN Member States to take detrimental to the reputation of its important work behavior.
New program requirements, any Member State, such as the diffusion or mass violation of United Nations human rights violations, sanctions should be abolished and the qualifications of its leading members. New program requirements: the UN Human Rights Council could become members of the country, the implementation of more stringent standards, and misconduct by peacekeeping personnel, the implementation of more stringent monitoring.
U.S. Mission, said: “hundreds of millions of people rely on the United Nations to implement the important services related to the lives of many people.” They have real reason to ask the United Nations to provide effective service, both senior officials in New York, or in the forefront of rural Africa executives should follow the highest standards in their work.
In order to promote the implementation of high standards, the U.S. proposal, asked the United Nations by strengthening performance-based reward system, and reduce duplication of appointments to improve efficiency, create a new evaluation system for project planning decisions.
The Obama administration said the United States is committed to improving the efficiency of the United Nations, because the United Nations “is to defeat the world’s most pressing challenges – has one of the most powerful tool.”
U.S. Mission, said: “United Nations to the world, in no other place will provide assistance to the poorest people around the world to provide urgently needed humanitarian and development assistance, while promoting universal values Americans hold dear, including the democratic and the concept of equality. ”
U.S. Ambassador Susan Rice (Susan Rice) said the comprehensive plan, highlighting that we “continue to press the UN to better adapt to the situation in the 21st century,” to take the next step.