Guterres warns U.N. may not have enough money to pay staff next month

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The United Nations is running low on liquid assets and may not have enough money to cover staffers' salaries next month, according to Reuters.

"This month, we will reach the deepest deficit of the decade," said UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to the UN's General Assembly Budget Committee on October 8. "Our work and our reforms are at risk."

Member states have not been paying the organization owed monies, and it has affected the UN's bottom line. Without that influx of funds, Guterres said the UN is at risk of "entering November without enough cash to cover payrolls."

Guterres has been working on spending cuts since January. Right now, vacant positions remain empty, travel expenses have been cut to the essentials and some meetings may have to be canceled or rescheduled.

In a statement, Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesman for the Secretary-General, said member states who have not paid the amount owed are urged to do so quickly.

"This is the only way to avoid a default that could risk disrupting operations globally," read the statement. "The Secretary-General further asked governments to address the underlying reasons for the crisis and agree on measures to put the United Nations on a sound financial footing."

The United Nations could run out of money as soon as the end of November 2019.

There are 193 member states in the UN. As of this writing, only 129 have paid their regular contributions to the regular budget. At the end of May 2019, Guterres said the organization was in arrears for $492 million.

"We are at a tipping point," Guterres said, "and what we do next will matter for years to come."

According to the Council for Foreign Relations, the U.S. contributed over $10 billion to the UN in 2017. That accounts for approximately one-fifth of the UN's budget. Agencies that received the greatest amount of money were the World Food Program, the Department of Peacekeeping Operations and the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees.

The U.S. is responsible for 22 percent of the budget, which this year equals more than $3.3 billion. That means the U.S. owes $674 million for the 2019 budget alone. It still owes around $381 million for past budgets.

Peacekeeping missions are financed by a different budget. The U.S. owes around $2.4 million for those missions; though the U.S. is responsible for 28 percent of that budget, the country has promised to pay 25 percent, the minimum amount required by law.

President Donald Trump had been considering massive cuts in foreign aid but Reuters reported that he decided against those moves after Congressional backlash in August 2019.

In the meantime, the U.N. says their ability to carry out its responsibilities is hampered by the lack of funds.

"We are now driven to prioritize our work on the basis of the availability of cash, thus undermining the implementation of mandates decided by inter-governmental bodies," said Dujarric's statement. "The Secretary-General therefore looks to Member States to resolve the structural issues that underlie this annual crisis without further delay."
 

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Watumie mbinu na sera za Mh. Rais Magufuli.

1. Wawabane mafisadi,

2. Wabane matumizi yasiyo ya lazima,

3. Wapige marufuku safari za hovyo,

4. Wawaondoe wafanyakazi hewa,

5. Wasiajiri kwanza,

6. Watafute mapato kwa juhudi kubwa,

7. Wasitegemee fedha za wafadhiri,

8. Waache vikao vya hovyo vya kujilipa posho.

9. Mkuu wao afanye ziara za kushtukiza kwenye idara, taasisi na Mashirika mbalimbali ya UN na ahoji matumizi ya fedha.

10. E.t.c.


Wataimarika.
 

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Watumie mbinu na sera za Mh. Rais Magufuli.

1. Wawabane mafisadi,

2. Wabane matumizi yasiyo ya lazima,

3. Wapige marufuku safari za hovyo,

4. Wawaondoe wafanyakazi hewa,

5. Wasiajiri kwanza,

6. Watafute mapato kwa juhudi kubwa,

7. Wasitegemee fedha za wafadhiri,

8. Waache vikao vya hovyo vya kujilipa posho.

9. Mkuu wao afanye ziara za kushtukiza kwenye idara, taasisi na Mashirika mbalimbali ya UN na ahoji matumizi ya fedha.

10. E.t.c.


Wataimarika.
Guterres has been working on spending cuts since January. Right now,
  1. vacant positions remain empty,
  2. travel expenses have been cut to the essentials and
  3. some meetings may have to be canceled or rescheduled.
 

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