ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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The UN s Leaders

Siddharth Dube Between 1946 and 1990 western European and north American nationals held 71 per cent of the executive-head posts in charge of UN funds and specialised agencies. In contrast, the developing countries combined have never had nationals in more than 38 per cent of the leadership posts at any time despite decisive majorities in the General Assembly.

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