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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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  • ECOSOC is finally getting around to electing its portion of the Peacebuilding Commission‘s organizational committee. Seven countries will be elected from the body’s membership tomorrow afternoon. One will be chosen […]

    PBC Elections finally underway

    ECOSOC is finally getting around to electing its portion of the Peacebuilding Commission‘s organizational committee. Seven countries will be elected from the body’s membership tomorrow afternoon. One will be chosen […]

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  • November was a busy month on unrelated projects, and few developments in the UN elections front, thus my recent absence. Let me get started again by acknowledge taking far too […]

    The Permanent (Membership) Debate

    November was a busy month on unrelated projects, and few developments in the UN elections front, thus my recent absence. Let me get started again by acknowledge taking far too […]

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  • The General Assembly will take up this morning the recommendations from the Fifth Committee for appointments to fill vacancies on the Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions and a number of […]

    Morning Memo

    The General Assembly will take up this morning the recommendations from the Fifth Committee for appointments to fill vacancies on the Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions and a number of […]

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  • From the G20 Seoul Summit Declaration: “The reforms are an important step toward a more legitimate, credible and effective IMF, by ensuring that quotas and Executive Board composition are more reflective of […]

    An elected IMF Board?

    From the G20 Seoul Summit Declaration: “The reforms are an important step toward a more legitimate, credible and effective IMF, by ensuring that quotas and Executive Board composition are more reflective of […]

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  • Late last week, the Philippines and Timor-Leste announced their candidatures for the UN Women executive board. The Philippines suddenly changed their mind, withdrawing on Monday.  This was not a case […]

    Follow-up thoughts on UN Women’s election

    Late last week, the Philippines and Timor-Leste announced their candidatures for the UN Women executive board. The Philippines suddenly changed their mind, withdrawing on Monday.  This was not a case […]

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  • This morning’s election for the new UN Women executive board was watched closely by governments and human rights organizations concerned with the candidacies of Iran (as part of the Asian […]

    Outcome of UN Women Election

    This morning’s election for the new UN Women executive board was watched closely by governments and human rights organizations concerned with the candidacies of Iran (as part of the Asian […]

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