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  • The UN’s Economic and Social Council will meet on Wednesday to elect the 41-member executive board of the new UN Women agency. Members will be chosen through one of two […]

    Two additions to Asian slate for UN Women election

    The UN’s Economic and Social Council will meet on Wednesday to elect the 41-member executive board of the new UN Women agency. Members will be chosen through one of two […]

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  • Pascal Lamy, Director General of the World Trade Organization, in the October 2010 Global Policy journal. “The fact that the governments that represent countries at international organizations are the result of citizens’ […]

    Legitimacy

    Pascal Lamy, Director General of the World Trade Organization, in the October 2010 Global Policy journal. “The fact that the governments that represent countries at international organizations are the result of citizens’ […]

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  • With Nestor Kirchner‘s untimely passing, member states of the Union of South American Nations (known by its Spanish acronym UNASUR) will be selecting a new Secretary-General this month. On 26 […]

    Lula heading to Quito?

    With Nestor Kirchner‘s untimely passing, member states of the Union of South American Nations (known by its Spanish acronym UNASUR) will be selecting a new Secretary-General this month. On 26 […]

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  • Rima Khalaf of Jordan begins her duties today as Under-Secretary-General and Executive Secretary for the UN Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA). She was appointed to the post […]

    Morning Memo

    Rima Khalaf of Jordan begins her duties today as Under-Secretary-General and Executive Secretary for the UN Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA). She was appointed to the post […]

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  • The Asian regional group nominates Iran as one of 10 candidates (for 10 seats) to the UN Women executive board. The election, by ECOSOC, is expected to take place on 10 […]

    Morning Memo

    The Asian regional group nominates Iran as one of 10 candidates (for 10 seats) to the UN Women executive board. The election, by ECOSOC, is expected to take place on 10 […]

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  • On Monday, 25 October, the UN General Assembly will elect eighteen states to three-year terms on the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), one of the six principal organs of the […]

    ECOSOC elections on Monday

    On Monday, 25 October, the UN General Assembly will elect eighteen states to three-year terms on the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), one of the six principal organs of the […]

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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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