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The UN Secretary-General and Secretariat

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Published by Routledge in Abingdon, Oxon, New York, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United Nations. Secretariat,
  • United Nations. Secretary-General,
  • Peace,
  • Security, International

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementLeon Gordenker.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJZ5008 .G67 2005
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3299764M
    ISBN 10041534378X, 0415343798
    LC Control Number2004028078


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Secretary-General's message to International Forum on Energy Transitions, November [delivered by Ms. Shamshad Akhtar, Executive Secretary, United Nations Economic and Social Commission for.

The UN Secretary-General and Secretariat (Global Institutions Book 40) - Kindle edition by Gordenker, Leon. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The UN Secretary-General and Secretariat (Global Institutions Book 40).Manufacturer: Routledge.

Secretary-General. The Secretary-General is the chief administrative officer and head of the Secretariat. Offices and Departments at Headquarters in New York Executive Office of the Secretary.

22 rows  The secretary-general of the United Nations (UNSG or just SG) is the head of the United Member of: Secretariat, General Assembly. The Protocol and Liaison Service within the Department for General Assembly and Conference Management (DGACM) serves the protocol needs of the Secretariat, including those of the Secretary-General, the Deputy Secretary-General and the President of the General Assembly.

Charter of the United Nations 23 - 26 6 6. No official other than the Secretary-General may be depositary; actual discharge of functions entrusted to the Office of Legal Affairs of the United Nations Secretariat.

27 7 C. Acceptance of depositary functions by the Secretary-General, 28 - 30 7 1. General principles 28 - 23 7 2. The Secretary-General of the United Nations is a unique figure in world politics. At once civil servant, the world's diplomat, lackey of the UN Security Council, and commander-in-chief of up to a hundred thousand peacekeepers, he or she depends on states for both the legitimacy and resources that enable the United Nations to function/5(3).

The new edition of this accessible introduction to the important role of the United Nations Secretary-General continues to offer a keen insight into the United Nations – the Secretariat and its head, the Secretary-General, summing up the history, structure, strengths and weaknesses, and continuing operations of an ever-present global : Taylor And Francis.

The Secretary-General of the United Nations is a unique figure in world politics. At once civil servant, the world's diplomat, lackey of the UN Security Council, and commander-in-chief of up to a hundred thousand peacekeepers, he or she depends on states for both the legitimacy and resources that enable the United Nations to function.

The tension between these roles - of being secretary or 4/5(1). Get this from a library. The UN Secretary-General and Secretariat. [Leon Gordenker] -- This is a short and accessible introduction to the role of the United Nations (UN) Secretary-General and the UN Secretariat, ideal for students of the UN, international organisations and global.

A United Nations Secretary-General selection was held in October to choose the ninth Secretary-General of the United Nations to succeed Ban Ki-moon from 1 January Six straw polls were held in the Security Council from 21 July to 5 October António Guterres of Portugal led the polling in every round, finishing the last round with 13 'encourage' votes, 0 'discourage' votes.

The Secretary-General of the United Nations (UNSG), is the head of the United Nations Secretariat, one of the principal organs of the United Secretary-General also acts as the de facto spokesperson and leader of the United Nations. The current Secretary-General is Ban Ki-moon of South Korea, who took office on 1 January His first term expired on 31 December Cover for the List of Senior Officials of the United Nations and Officers of Equivalent Rank whose Duty Station is New York.

On 12 JulySecretary-General António Guterres (on far right) meets with heads of department and senior UN officials, including Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed (foreground left). There have been nine secretary-generals of the United Nations (UNSG or just SG) since the appointment of the first position in February Trygve Lie the of Norway served as the first Secretary-General, and Antonio Guterres of Portgual serves as the current Secretary-General.

Trygve Lie. Trvgne Lie was a Norwegian diplomat born on Jin Oslo. The office of UN Secretary-General and the Secretariat exercise policy functions that are the closest we have to a central point for responding to global interests. Recent incumbents such as Boutros Boutros-Ghali and Kofi Annan have had a profound political impact on the global stage.

This book explains the history, structure, functions and the Cited by: 9. Secretariat, the organ that administers and coordinates the activities of the United Nations. It is headed by the UN secretary-general. The Secretariat influences the work of the United Nations to a degree much greater than indicated in the UN Charter.

This influence largely results from the fact that the Secretariat’s. Clients at the UN Headquarters and UN Diplomatic Missions in New York who wish to conduct further research on this topic are referred to a non-UN book entitled: The challenging role of the UN Secretary-General: making "the most impossible job in the world" possible / edited by Benjamin Rivlin and Leon Gordenker ; foreword by Sir Brian Urquhart.

The new edition of this accessible introduction to the important role of the United Nations Secretary-General continues to offer a keen insight into the United Nations – the Secretariat and its head, the Secretary-General, summing up the history, structure, strengths and weaknesses, and continuing operations of an ever-present global : Get this from a library.

The UN Secretary-General and Secretariat. [Leon Gordenker] -- "This book offers insight into the pulsing heart of the United Nations - the Secretariat and its head, the Secretary-General - and examines what this organization does and why." "Behind the public. The secretary-general oversees the UN Secretariat, which handles UN operations, including research, translation, and media relations.

The Secretariat–the UN’s executive office–has a staff of close to nine thousand people from about different countries. Leon Gordenker is the author of The Un Secretary-General and Secretariat ( avg rating, 1 rating, 0 reviews, published ), FDR's place in past and /5.

The edited book The UN Secretary-General and the Security Council: A Dynamic Relationship aims to fill an important lacuna in the scholarship on the UN system.

Although there exists an impressive body of literature on the development and significance of the Secretariat and the Security Council as separate organs, an important gap remains in our. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon hailes António Guterres as a wonderful choice to steer the United Nations.

Credit: UN News Centre. He also underlined that alleviating the suffering of the vulnerable people, in particular the refugees and those in conflict zones, and gender equality would remain key priorities for him during his tenure. The assembly also approves the UN budget (including peacekeeping operations), sets policies, determines programs for the UN Secretariat, and, in conjunction with the Security Council's recommendation, appoints the UN secretary-general, the chief administrative officer of.

"The United Nations was founded on the belief that the human race is capable, by an effort of will, of improving its lot and fulfilling in a more satisfactory way its promise and its genius." - Kurt Waldheim, Kurt Waldheim was appointed Secretary-General of the United Nations for two five-year terms beginning on 1 January Mr.

The new edition of this accessible introduction to the important role of the United Nations Secretary-General continues to offer a keen insight into the United Nations - the Secretariat and its head, the Secretary-General, summing up the history, structure, strengths and weaknesses, and continuing operations of an ever-present global institution.5/5(1).

From a mere public forum, the UN, and in particular the Secretariat and its Chief, the Secretary-General, started to play an increasingly important policy making role at the international level.

Dag Hammarskjöld, I believe. He was a Swedish diplomat and has often been referred to as the best UN Secretary General. The best part about him was that he was humble. If I may point out, he is the only UN secretary-general to die in office; he wa.

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ANTÓNIO GUTERRES, Secretary-General of the United Nations, outlined several grave challenges facing humanity, emphasizing that “our world is in trouble; people are hurting and angry.” Insecurity was rising, inequality growing, conflict spreading and the climate changing. The Secretary-General reports to the General Assembly on many topics.

All reports for the General Assembly have document symbols that begin with A/; Annual Report. The Secretary-General's annual report on the work of the Organization provides an overview of the highlights of the previous year and indicates the major areas of activity.

This report may include information about Author: Susan Kurtas. António Guterres (Portugal) currently serves as the ninth Secretary-General, - present. Recommendation of the Security Council: S/RES/ (), S/PV of 6 October Appointed: A/RES/71/4, A/71/PV of 13 October Oath of office: A/71/PV Biography from Secretary-General website; Appointment process.

Portugal nominated Mr. Guterres by a letter of 29 February Author: Annie Paprocki. All UN Secretaries General are appointed by the UN General Assembly which is advised by the Security Council. António Guterres became the 9th and current UN Secretary General on 1 January He’s the “Chief Administrative Officer” of the United Nations, effectively the.

throughout the Secretariat, was undertaken to define core and managerial competencies for the United Nations Secretariat. This booklet has been prepared to inform staff of the United Nations competencies for the future, to describe how these competencies were arrived at, to provide examples of how the competencies look in action and to indicateFile Size: KB.

T. he UN Charter is very generic about it, stating that “[t]he Secretary-General shall be appointed by the General Assembly upon the recommendation of the Security Council.”. The General Assembly resolution 11 (I) of 24 January on the Terms of Appointment of Secretary General, gives slightly more guidance specifying that the candidate should obtain seven votes of UNSG, with.

The chief administrative officer of the Secretariat is the Secretary-General (SG) of the United Nations. The political science literature informs us of the fallacy of the rational actor model of decision making.

This is even more true of the United Nations. The organization is not a unitary actor. There is no such thing as the United Nations File Size: 89KB. The new edition of this accessible introduction to the important role of the United Nations Secretary-General continues to offer a keen insight into the United Nations - the Secretariat and its head, the Secretary-General, summing up the history, structure, strengths and weaknesses, and Price: $ UN Secretary-General António Guterres has made proposals to reform the United Nations since the beginning of his term in January To improve the delivery of our mandate, the United Nations has made sweeping changes in the following areas: The Agenda will require bold changes to the UN development system for the emergence of a new.

The UN Secretariat’s Influence on the Evolution of Peacekeeping is therefore a timely and valuable contribution. The book follows the recent trend in the literature on international organizations to integrate insights from the rational choice and constructivist scholarship [3].

UN Secretary General Ban ki-Moon is once again the target of harsh criticism – this time in the book “Mr. Chance.” The book was presented at a seminar in Stockholm, Sweden last week. Based on a report by the former United Nations Under- Secretary-General for the Office of Internal Oversight Services, the OIOS, Inga-Britt Ahlenius, the Author: UN DESA REFORM.