March 4, 2024



Timofey Bordachev: The UN is no longer fit for purpose, but should it be abolished or reformed?


By Valdai Club Programme Director Timofei Bordachev

July 28, 2022

The United Nations is a product of Western intellectual common sense, which after the Second World War created relatively fair conditions in order to maintain its centrality in international politics.

The fact that Western countries are now losing this position is for natural reasons. This inevitably affects their ability to project influence in world affairs, which was based not on formal status, but on unique capabilities of power.

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