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The UN Finance in Comparative Perspective


The sums spent by and owed to the UN are extremely small by comparison with other financial transactions and government spending. This table provides some benchmarks for comparison, showing that governments could easily pay their assessments if they choose to do so.

Updated March 2006
Also see GPF's Archived Data on UN Finance in Comparative Perspective


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