The UN has been accused of bureaucratic inefficiency and waste. This decade has seen attempts by UN Secretaries-General Boutros-Gali and Annan to streamline the running of activities and to cut costs. This book looks at the past and how the UN needs to satisfy the demands of the US, which is both its largest contributor and debtor.
McDermott, Anthony (1999) The New Politics of Financing the UN. New York: St. Martin's Press.