United Nations (UN)
efforts at maintaining
peace in the world has
benefited the US
per cent of all peace-
keeping contracts and a further 20 per cent
of other UN contracts like the supply of
goods and services to the organisation,
have aft gone to the US. The New York-
based UN association of USA has in its latest report stated that the US share was at
an astounding US $737 million out of the
US $3.8 billion spent by the UN.
Wars have their worse casualties in children. To alleviate their miseries, UNICEF - the United Nations Children's Fund - has called for an anti-war agenda and a 10- point protection plan. The wars in the past decade have killed -two million children, left 4.5 million disabled and rendered 12 million homeless, and many more orphaned or separated from their parents.
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