A typical UN meeting would be a two-hour "After Action Review" or "Impact Indicator Breakout Session." We'd play UN Bullshit Bingo, betting packs of cigarettes on how many times these phrases would be said.Jessica Alexander, Chasing Chaos: My Decade in and out of Humanitarian Aid (New York: Broadway Books, 2013), p. 104.
"I call 'strategic objectives' and 'reach a consensus,'" someone would say on the way to a meeting. "Fine, but I get 'humanitarian architecture' and 'accountability mechanism,'" someone else would say. Another voice would chime in from the back of the Land Cruiser: "I won on 'performance framework' last time—I'm gonna ride that horse again."