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Secretary or general? : the UN Secretary-General in world politics

Author: Simon Chesterman
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines the role of the United Nations Secretary-General and the ambiguities surrounding the position.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Simon Chesterman
ISBN: 9780521876155 052187615X 9780521699587 0521699584
OCLC Number: 442983438
Description: XIV, 280 str. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Foreword / Kofi A. Annan --
Introduction : secretary or general? / Simon Chesterman --
The evolution of the Secretary-General / Brian E. Urquhart --
'The most impossible job' description / Shashi Taroor --
Selecting the world's diplomat / Colin Keating --
Relations with the Security Council / James Cockayn and David M. Malone --
Good offices and 'groups of friends' / Teresa Whitfield --
The bully pulpit / Quang Trinh --
The Secretary-General as norm entrepreneur / Ian Johnstone --
Pope, pharaoh, or prophet? The Secretary-General after the Cold War / Adekeye Adebajo --
Leader, clerk, or policy entrepreneur? The Secretary-General in a complex world / David Kennedy --
The Secretary-General's political space / James Traub --
The Secretary-General in a unipolar world / Edward C. Luck --
Resolving the contradictions of the office / Simon Chesterman and Thomas M. Franck --
Appendix. 1. Charter of the United Nations, 26 June 1945 --
2. Report of the Preparatory Commission of the United Nations, 23 December 1945 --
3. General Assembly resolution 11(I), 24 January 1946 --
4. The "Wisnumurti Guidelines" for selecting a candidate for Secretary-General, 12 November 1996 --
5. General Assembly resolution 51/241, 22 August 1997 --
6. Canadian non-paper on the process for the selection of the next Secretary-General, 15 February 2006 --
7. General Assembly resolution 60/286, 8 September 2006.
Responsibility: edited by Simon Chesterman.

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