Eric,The UN has


The UN has 63,450 employees in the entire UN system worldwide.. By comparison: the United States Department of Education employs nearly 71,000 people; the city of Ontario, Canada, has over 80,000 public employees; and the Coca Cola Company has 74,000 employees.

Do you honestly believe that a UN website dedicated to answering criticism against is not going to spin that?

63,450 is the permanent staff of the United Nations.  The vast majority of those that work for the UN do so in a temporary capacity.  Do you want a fact finding mission in Lebanon?  Do you want a peacekeeping mission in Ivory Coast?  Do you want to document war crimes in Liberia?  You hire temps for that.

Here is a .pdf file from February 28, 2011 listing the number of current peacekeepers by nation.  It is 30 pages long, and lists 100,000 employees.



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