The United Nations is facing a severe shortage of cash, and unless more governments pay their annual dues, "our work and our reforms are at risk", the UN chief António Guterres told the members on 8 October in a statement by his spokesperson. He called on governments to address the reasons for the crisis and agree on measures to put the UN on a sound financial footing.

129 States out of 193 have paid their regular annual dues. Up to 8 October, members have paid $1.99 billion towards the regul...

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