The UN goes through an aging crisis

World Today

On Oct. 24th, the United Nations turns 70, but as it celebrates this milestone, the organization finds itself in a time of great uncertainty.

It is struggling with persistent conflicts around the world, grappling with a public relations nightmare over sex abuse and corruption scandals and facing the prospect of a major overhaul. CCTV America’s Liling Tan looks at how the UN measures up, seventy years after its founding.

 

The UN goes through an aging crisis

On Oct. 24th, the United Nations turns 70, but as it celebrates this milestone, the organization finds itself in a time of great uncertainty. It is struggling with persistent conflicts around the world, grappling with a public relations nightmare over sex abuse and corruption scandals and facing the prospect of a major overhaul. CCTV America's Liling Tan looks at how the UN measures up, seventy years after its founding.