Friday, October 12, 2012

Joe Torsella of USUN worried about his latest performance at United Nations (blames discounts on developing countries for sharp rise in US contributions)

3/3 As a result, US currently pays just over 27% of peacekeeping budgets, which currently total approximately $7.32 billion.
2/3 For peacekeeping budgets, developing countries get discounts of up to 90% of regular budget rates; discounts are offset by P5
1/3 The U.S. pays 22% of the regular budget, more than the next 2 largest contributors, Japan and Germany, combined.

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