UN Secretary-General Archive

  • Update: Ban Ki-moon was formally re-nominated by the Security Council for a second five-year term on Friday, 16 June. Though Ban Ki-Moon may not be taking it for granted, his […]

    Support for Ban’s re-election

    Update: Ban Ki-moon was formally re-nominated by the Security Council for a second five-year term on Friday, 16 June. Though Ban Ki-Moon may not be taking it for granted, his […]

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  • Ban Ki-Moon formally announced his bid for a second term this morning. The Secretary General told a gathering of congratulatory reporters at the United Nations that he had sent letters […]

    Ban Ki-Moon’s 2nd Term Bid

    Ban Ki-Moon formally announced his bid for a second term this morning. The Secretary General told a gathering of congratulatory reporters at the United Nations that he had sent letters […]

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  • As much as I enjoy following developments and digging into the intricacies of the races for the Human Rights Council and the IMF, my first love remains the selection of UN Secretary […]

    Five months to go

    As much as I enjoy following developments and digging into the intricacies of the races for the Human Rights Council and the IMF, my first love remains the selection of UN Secretary […]

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  • This week, the ambassador of South Korea to the UN told the leading news agency in South Korea that he feels that the first UN Secretary General from South Korea […]

    I miss Kofi

    This week, the ambassador of South Korea to the UN told the leading news agency in South Korea that he feels that the first UN Secretary General from South Korea […]

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  • No surprise here. India has already announced its support for a second term for Ban Ki-Moon. That decision and the increasing possibility of the government securing the first additional permanent […]

    A 2012 rematch not in the cards

    No surprise here. India has already announced its support for a second term for Ban Ki-Moon. That decision and the increasing possibility of the government securing the first additional permanent […]

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  • Yesterday, ECOSOC elected Egypt, Guatemala, Republic of Korea, Rwanda,  Spain, Ukraine, and Zambia as its seven members of the Peacebuilding Commission’s Organizational Committee. The General Assembly election of 5 members […]

    Morning Memo

    Yesterday, ECOSOC elected Egypt, Guatemala, Republic of Korea, Rwanda,  Spain, Ukraine, and Zambia as its seven members of the Peacebuilding Commission’s Organizational Committee. The General Assembly election of 5 members […]

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  • UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is confident of being elected to a second term. He says he will confirm his intention to “when the appropriate opportunity comes.” On Wednesday, Ban appointed […]

    Morning Memo

    UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is confident of being elected to a second term. He says he will confirm his intention to “when the appropriate opportunity comes.” On Wednesday, Ban appointed […]

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