Making UN Effective Canada's Top Goal at World Body

Bloc voting patterns as well as institutional and managerial weaknesses are major problems, government documents say.

Lee Berthiaume
Published: Wednesday, 07/16/2008 12:00 am EDT

A government assessment of the United Nations has found the world body's effectiveness to be severely limited by institutional and managerial weaknesses as well as bloc voting patterns that often put Western countries at a disadvantage, documents show.

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