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Tag: UN budget

  • Wednesday, October 9th 2019 - 09:39 UTC

    UN running out of funds for staff salaries next month, claims Antonio Guterres

“This month, we will reach the deepest deficit of the decade. We risk ... entering November without enough cash to cover payrolls,” said Guterres

    The United Nations may not have enough money for staff salaries next month if member states don't pay what they owe, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned on Tuesday. He told the 193-member U.N. General Assembly's budget committee that if he had not worked since January to cut spending then the “we would not have had the liquidity to support” the annual gathering of world leaders last month.