The Transnational Institute is a global network of scholar activists which was created in 1974 to promote global justice and democracy. Its website provides access to information about the aims of the organisation, its membership, history and current activities. It includes access to news releases, full-text articles and papers, plus links to related websites. This section of the website offers free access to a collection of its articles and writings on United Nations reform. It includes some criticsm of the official UN reform process.