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Top 10 Stories for the U.N.

The U.N. has now entered the media criticism business, announcing its annual list of “Ten Stories the World Should Hear More About.” Under-Secretary-General for Communications and Public Information Shashi Tharoor declared, “In today’s round-the-clock media world, reporters often find themselves flooded with news, and sometimes urgent and important stories are simply overlooked.” That’s a good point, and we have our own list of overlooked or ignored stories-about the U.N.

While Tharoor’s list is mostly about developments around the world that deserve more attention (and money) from the U.N. and its member-states, we have developed a list of stories about the U.N. itself that deserves more attention. Taken from Eric Shawn’s book, The U.N. Exposed [1], these include: