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    News on personnel appointments at the UN and related NGOs.

    Filippo Grandi of Italy to Lead the UN Refugee Agency Amid Continued Crisis

    by  • November 11, 2015 • GOINGS-ON • 

    Filippo Grandi of Italy will run the UN's refugee agency as high commissioner, starting

    Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Email SubscribeSubscribe to PassBlueSubscribe to our mailing list and get interesting stuff and updates to your email inbox. Thank you for subscribing.Something went wrong.We respect your privacy and take protecting it seriouslyFilippo Grandi of Italy has been selected by Ban Ki-moon, the United Nations secretary-general, to become the 11th UN...

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    Gender Balance Improves in Latest Major Staff Appointments at UN

    by  • July 13, 2015 • GOINGS-ON • 

    Lise Kingo

    Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Email SubscribeSubscribe to PassBlueSubscribe to our mailing list and get interesting stuff and updates to your email inbox. Thank you for subscribing.Something went wrong.We respect your privacy and take protecting it seriouslyNew high-level appointments made by United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon reflect more influence by Denmark in the world body,...

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    Recent Senior Appointments at the UN Show Stubborn Gender Gap

    by  • June 4, 2015 • GOINGS-ON • 3 Comments

    Maj. Gen. Michael Lollesgaard of Denmark, the new force commander in Mali.

    Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Email SubscribeSubscribe to PassBlueSubscribe to our mailing list and get interesting stuff and updates to your email inbox. Thank you for subscribing.Something went wrong.We respect your privacy and take protecting it seriouslyA roundup of new high-level appointments announced by the United Nations in the last three months runs the usual...

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    West and Central Africa Bureau Chief for The New York Times Heads to Paris

    by  • April 12, 2015 • GOINGS-ON • 

    Adam Nossiter reporting from West Africa.

    Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Email SubscribeSubscribe to PassBlueSubscribe to our mailing list and get interesting stuff and updates to your email inbox. Thank you for subscribing.Something went wrong.We respect your privacy and take protecting it seriouslyThe New York Times is sending its bureau chief for West and Central Africa, Adam Nossiter, to the Paris...

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    Angela Kane Is Leaving the UN in a Political Shuffle

    by  • March 2, 2015 • Disarmament, GOINGS-ON • 3 Comments

    Angela Kane, the UN High Representative for Disarmament Affairs, addressing the 2013 session of the Conference on Disarmament in Geneva.

    Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Email SubscribeSubscribe to PassBlueSubscribe to our mailing list and get interesting stuff and updates to your email inbox. Thank you for subscribing.Something went wrong.We respect your privacy and take protecting it seriouslyAngela Kane, one of the United Nations’ most respected and experienced officials and the lead negotiator in 2014 in...

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    New UN Senior Personnel Appointments Show Gap in Gender Parity

    by  • February 17, 2015 • GOINGS-ON • 3 Comments

    Atul Khare of India

    Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Email SubscribeSubscribe to PassBlueSubscribe to our mailing list and get interesting stuff and updates to your email inbox. Thank you for subscribing.Something went wrong.We respect your privacy and take protecting it seriouslyImportant new senior personnel appointments announced so far in 2015 by the United Nations secretary-general, Ban Ki-moon, range from...

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    The US Names a Negotiator for the Next Set of Development Goals

    by  • January 26, 2015 • GOINGS-ON • 

    Tony Pipa, a US government official, will negotiate his

    Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Email SubscribeSubscribe to PassBlueSubscribe to our mailing list and get interesting stuff and updates to your email inbox. Thank you for subscribing.Something went wrong.We respect your privacy and take protecting it seriouslyTony Pipa has been named the principal United States negotiator for the United Nations post-2015 development agenda, also known...

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    A Haitian-Canadian to Lead Global French-Speaking Group

    by  • December 16, 2014 • GOINGS-ON • 

    Michaƫlle

    Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Email SubscribeSubscribe to PassBlueSubscribe to our mailing list and get interesting stuff and updates to your email inbox. Thank you for subscribing.Something went wrong.We respect your privacy and take protecting it seriouslyMichaƫlle Jean, a former governor-general of Canada and chancellor of the University of Ottawa, has been named the first...

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    Another Veteran UN Diplomat, Staffan de Mistura, Is Named Syrian Envoy

    by  • July 10, 2014 • GOINGS-ON • 

    Staffan de Mistura, the UN's new special envoy for Syria.

    Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Email SubscribeSubscribe to PassBlueSubscribe to our mailing list and get interesting stuff and updates to your email inbox. Thank you for subscribing.Something went wrong.We respect your privacy and take protecting it seriouslyStaffan de Mistura is the new United Nations special envoy for Syria, replacing Lakhdar Brahimi, a veteran Algerian diplomat...

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    Major New Staff Appointments at the UN and Departures

    by  • June 16, 2014 • GOINGS-ON • 

    Maria Eugenia Casar

    Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Email SubscribeSubscribe to PassBlueSubscribe to our mailing list and get interesting stuff and updates to your email inbox. Thank you for subscribing.Something went wrong.We respect your privacy and take protecting it seriouslyBan Ki-moon, the United Nations secretary-general, has appointed at least a dozen new people to high-level positions — including...

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