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The UN Secretariat : a brief history (1945-2006)

Author: Thant Myint-U.; Amy Scott; International Peace Academy.
Publisher: New York, NY : International Peace Academy, 2007.
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"The UN Secretariat: A Brief History aims to provide a concise history of the Secretariat as a much-needed background for more informed debate about this under-researched, poorly understood, yet critically important part of the UN system"--P. [4] of cover.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Thant Myint-U.
UN Secretariat.
New York : International Peace Academy, 2007
(OCoLC)681148804
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thant Myint-U.; Amy Scott; International Peace Academy.
ISBN: 0937722995 9780937722992
OCLC Number: 174450022
Description: xii, 155 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 22 cm.
Contents: Trygve Lie --
Dag Hammarskjöld --
U Thant --
Kurt Waldheim --
Javier Pérez de Cuéllar --
Boutros Boutros-Ghali --
Kofi Annan.
Other Titles: United Nations Secretariat
Responsibility: Thant Myint-U, Amy Scott.

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Providing a history of the UN Secretariat, this book discusses the background information essential to the debate about reform of the UN Secretariat.  Read more...

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"A concise, cogent and realistic account.... [It] should also help to dispel some widely accepted misconceptions of this complex and sometimes controversial subject." - Sir Brian Urquhart, former UN Read more...

 
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