Many say UN needs to modernise

The organisation - first set up in the immediate aftermath of World War II - is believed to be in need of reform.

    World leaders are booking their flights to New York for the annual UN General Assembly which begins this week.

    But does the UN, founded after the World War II, reflect modern realities?

    Al Jazeera's James Bays reports from the United Nations in New York.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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