UN Reform

UN reform for the MDGs gets a US $275 million boost from Spain, Norway and the United Kingdom over the next two years as part of a new multi-donor funding mechanism to improve United Nations work in development at the country level. Read more

During a recent mission of the United Kingdom, Norway and the Netherlands to Mozambique, Malawi and Tanzania, it became clear that there is a remarkable convergence of views on Delivering as One among these six countries. It was decided to prepare a joint statement for the Boards of all relevant UN agencies. Read more

"A comprehensive Security Council reform is an essential component of the overall United Nations reform, and progress is needed to strengthen the credibility and legitimacy of the whole organization," said Ambassador Ms. Kirsti Lintonen of Finland on behalf of the Nordic countries in the Open-ended Working Group meeting on Security Council reform. Read more