United Nations

New relevance of the world body

Print edition : November 29, 2013

The U.N. General Assembly meeting held at the Palais de Chaillot in Paris on December 10, 1948, at which the Universal Declaration of Human Rights was adopted. Photo: AFP

U.N. peacekeeping soldiers near the Quneitra border crossing between Israel and Syria, on the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, on June 12. Photo: AMMAR AWAD/REUTERS

With the failure of market ideologies to provide solutions to the pressing problems of our times, the world needs a new mode of governance based on consensus and coexistence, not competition and conquest.
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