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Jośe Antonio Ocampo | The Brookings Institution | February 16, 2022
A comprehensive vision of a reformed multilateralism with the United Nations (U.N.) at its center has been outlined by the U.N. Secretary General (UNSG) in his report “Our Common Agenda,”21 with a proposal for a special Summit in 2023. 22 The report includes many ambitious and concrete recommendations, including a call for a high-level advisory board to help prepare the summit. An essential part of how multilateralism functions depends on the rules governing how voting functions in international organizations. They are not a focus of “Our Common Agenda” but are bound to arise in the discussions leading up to the proposed summit.
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