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Will the next UN Secretary General have the necessary diplomatic skills, networks, and clout to implement a far-reaching program of urgently needed global reforms?

A Better Selection Process, A Strong UN Secretary-General

Will the next UN Secretary General have the necessary diplomatic skills, networks, and clout to implement a far-reaching program of urgently needed global reforms?

A review of Joël Ruet's comparative analysis on rumored #NextSG candidates, by former Bulgarian foreign affairs officer Radoslav Deyanov

East Europe’s Potential Candidates: A Comparison

A review of Joël Ruet’s comparative analysis on rumored #NextSG candidates, by former Bulgarian foreign affairs officer Radoslav Deyanov

The long-awaiting joint letter on the selection of the next United Nations Secretary General was released today, officially kicking off the search. Mogen Lykketoft, President of the General Assembly, announced […]

Joint Letter Officially Released

The long-awaiting joint letter on the selection of the next United Nations Secretary General was released today, officially kicking off the search. Mogen Lykketoft, President of the General Assembly, announced […]

The United Kingdom's draft text on selecting the next UN Secretary General will please some and disappoint many.

UK draft text on #NextSG process discussed in Council

The United Kingdom’s draft text on selecting the next UN Secretary General will please some and disappoint many.

"We have the honour to transmit to you an invitation for the nomination of candidates for the post of Secretary General and the details of the process leading to a final appointment..."

Joint Letter on UNSG Selection: A Possible Text

“We have the honour to transmit to you an invitation for the nomination of candidates for the post of Secretary General and the details of the process leading to a final appointment…”

On Friday, the UN General Assembly missed its opportunity to adopt ambitious reforms on selection of the next Secretary General

General Assembly Falls Short on Reform

On Friday, the UN General Assembly missed its opportunity to adopt ambitious reforms on selection of the next Secretary General

The UN Security Council met Wednesday for its first formal discussion on the process of selecting the next UN Secretary General. The meeting was closed to press, but comments afterwards […]

Security Council opens discussion on the #NextSecGen

The UN Security Council met Wednesday for its first formal discussion on the process of selecting the next UN Secretary General. The meeting was closed to press, but comments afterwards […]

We're just 15 short months away from choosing the next United Nations Secretary General. Here your guide to getting the job.

8 Steps to Becoming Secretary-General

We’re just 15 short months away from choosing the next United Nations Secretary General. Here your guide to getting the job.

Calls for a better process have circulated since before Ban Ki Moon's selection, and it appears that the General Assembly may finally act

General Assembly members push UNSG selection reform

Calls for a better process have circulated since before Ban Ki Moon’s selection, and it appears that the General Assembly may finally act