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Secretary or General? : the UN Secretary-General in World Politics.

Author: Simon Chesterman; Kofi A Annan
Publisher: Leiden : Cambridge University Press, 2007.
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Examines the role of the United Nations Secretary-General and the ambiguities surrounding the position.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Chesterman, Simon.
Secretary or General? : The UN Secretary-General in World Politics.
Leiden : Cambridge University Press, ©2007
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Simon Chesterman; Kofi A Annan
ISBN: 9780511274251 0511274254 1280815868 9781280815867
OCLC Number: 780848377
Description: 1 online resource (296 pages)
Contents: Cover; Half-title; Dedication; Title; Copyright; Contents; Contributors; Foreword; Acknowledgements; Introduction: secretary or general?; Structure of the book; Part I: Defining and refining the job description; 1 The evolution of the Secretary-General; 2 "The most impossible job" description; 3 Selecting the world's diplomat; Part Ii: Maintaining peace and security; 4 Relations with the Security Council; 5 Good offices and "groups of friends"; 6 The bully pulpit; Part Iii: Normative and political dilemmas; 7 The Secretary-General as norm entrepreneur. 8 Pope, pharaoh, or prophet? The Secretary-General after the Cold War9 Leader, clerk, or policy entrepreneur? The Secretary-General in a complex world; Part Iv: Independence and the future; 10 The Secretary-General's political space; 11 The Secretary-General in a unipolar world; 12 Resolving the contradictions of the office; Appendix: Selected Documents On The Secretary-General; 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 19965 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; Select Bibliography; Index.

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Examines the role of the United Nations Secretary-General and the ambiguities surrounding the position.

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