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"It really was the best of the U.N., pomp and circumstance, and everyone talked about reforms that have to be made," reports Marguerite Michaels from the United Nations, where three days of 50th anniversary celebrations concluded Tuesday night. Delegates unanimously adopted a painstakingly worded declaration that called for reforming the powerful Security Council, and (in a swipe at the U.S.) demanded that members pay their bills "in full and on time." Michaels notes that several reforms actually may take place in the near future. "Peacekeeping will change -- the U.N will return to its previous role of going into a country only when there is a peace to keep. We're already seeing this happen in Bosnia." The U.N. also plans to streamline duplicate work by its myriad agencies to address widespread criticism of inefficiency and waste.