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Is the UN a force for good?
The UN is
open and self-critical
of it's shortcomings, and regularly takes steps to improve.
The UN gives the independent NGO "
" Special Consultative Status. This includes access to proceedings and allotted time to talk. UNWatch's mission statement is to to "monitor the performance of the United Nations by the yardstick of its own Charter".
The Office of Internal Oversight Services (OIOS)
issued 204 oversight reports
relating to peace operations in 2017. They included 552 recommendations, 13 of which were classified as "critical" and 407 "important".