Does the United Nations need reform? | IN 60 SECONDS

POLL — Should the United Nations be reformed? https://bit.ly/2I6vDb9

The United Nations was founded in 1945 with a goal of promoting peace and security across the globe, and has achieved some notable successes. But China and Russia have recently been using the UN as an arena for great power competition with the West—shaping international order to promote their own interests, and undermining international rule of law. AEI’s Ivana Stradner explains.

ARTICLE — The United Nations has a problem with its Human Rights Council candidates https://bit.ly/3l1eOg5

ARTICLE — Chinese tech groups shaping UN facial recognition standards https://on.ft.com/2JDQrr5

ARTICLE — China, Russia elected to U.N. rights council; Saudi Arabia fails https://reut.rs/2HYqBxE

ARTICLE — China already leads 4 of the 15 U.N. specialized agencies — and is aiming for a 5th https://wapo.st/3p84sxA

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