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social purpose undertaken by the United Nations", This can be done through an enhancement of its coordinating role and by an expansion of its membership. Again the "oligarchic character" of the composition of the executive organ of the ILO, with the permanent representation of the industrialised states, should be tuned to contemporary needs. In sum, the developing countries-are demanding the increasing democratisation of the U.N, system. These demands, needless to say, are being opposed by the developed countries led by the United States. The apathy of successive US administrations towards the United Nations has reached its nadir under the Reagan administration which has made its distaste of international organisation crystal clear. In the circumstances the developing countries must adopt a common strategy in order to rationalise the UN system.

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