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Yearbook of the United Nations 1998

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The Yearbook of the United Nations, comprehensive and reliable, is the primary reference work on the United Nations. This fifty-second volume of the Yearbook details the many activities of the Organization and its organs, programmes and bodies in 1998. It provides an overview of the major challenges the Organization has addressed in a variety of areas, including peacekeeping and peacemaking; disarmament; human rights; refugees and displaced persons; international crime and corruption; natural resources and energy; and System-wide Special Initiative on Africa. This 1,500 pages volume is fully indexed and reproduces all major General Assembly, Security Council and Economic and Social Council resolutions issued during the year. It will be a valuable resource for diplomats, government officials, scholars, journalists and others with a serious interest in international and United Nations affairs.

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United Nations reform

The United Nations continued in 1998 to implement the Secretary-General’s programme of reform of the Organization. Activities focused on strengthening the Secretariat’s leadership capacity and reshaping its substantive work programmes, as well as increasing its administrative effectiveness and efficiency in order to create a development dividend by reducing non-programme costs and turning the savings into a development account. The General Assembly continued to consider proposals on those issues and on results-based budgeting and the dividend for development.

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