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    A New Plan to Recruit Candidates for UN Secretary-General Emerges

    by  • March 3, 2016 • General Assembly, Secretary-General, Security Council, Women's Issues • 2 Comments

    António Guterres, ex-head of the UN refugee agency and Portuguese, has opened the way for candidates outside Eastern Europe to run for secretary-general. UNHCR

    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 seriouslyFor the first time in United Nations history, officially announced candidates for the secretary-general race, underway this year, will...

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    Understanding Burundi as It Implodes Again

    by  • December 19, 2015 • Africa, Governance • 1 Comment

    Pierre Nkurunziza

    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 seriouslyCarolyn McAskie is a Canadian expert in international development who was awarded the Order of Canada, one of the...

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    The UN’s Global Compact: Ending ‘Business as Usual’?

    by  • July 28, 2015 • WORLDVIEWS • 

    Global Compact

    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 seriouslyImagine a world in which promoting women’s empowerment in the workplace were as important to companies as ensuring high...

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    The Surprising Confessions of a Peacemaker

    by  • July 18, 2015 • BOOKS • 

    Jean-Marie Guéhenno

    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 seriouslyWhen war breaks out, you would think the easy answer would be to send in a United Nations peacekeeping...

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    Ban Ki-moon’s Travels: Escape Hatch or Act of Diplomacy?

    by  • July 1, 2015 • WORLDVIEWS • 

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    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 seriouslyBERLIN — If you take a close look at the public schedule of United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, it...

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    No Room for LGBT Rights in the New UN Development Goals

    by  • May 17, 2015 • Development, LGBT, Sustainable Development Goals • 5 Comments

    Amina Mohammed

    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 seriouslyBefore this year ends, the United Nations will have committed itself and its 193 member governments to a new...

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    Now Is the Time for a Female Secretary-General, Says a New Campaign [Video]

    by  • February 23, 2015 • Secretary-General, Security Council, US-UN Relations, Women's Issues • 6 Comments

    A woman who works at the United Nations and others refers to the wall of portraits in New York of secretaries-general

    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 seriously Convinced that after 70 years it is time to choose a woman for the United Nations’ top job...

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    What Matters Most in Choosing the Next UN Chief? Politics, Geography and Maybe Gender

    by  • January 21, 2015 • Secretary-General, Security Council, US-UN Relations • 

    Ban Ki-moon, his wife, Yoo Soon-taek, meet with former Secretary-General Javier Pérez de Cuéllar in Lima, Peru.

    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 post of United Nations secretary-general may or may not be “the world’s most impossible job,” as its first...

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    Next Best in 2016? The UN Secretary-General Must Be a Reformer

    by  • December 9, 2014 • WORLDVIEWS • 

    Ban Ki-moon, the United Nations secretary-general. His term ends in 2016, and possible successors are already lining up. Here, he speaks at the Business and Investment Forum in Vienna, November 2014. AMANDA VOISARD/UN PHOTO

    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 seriouslyGENEVA — For only the second time — the first was in 1996 — the electoral campaigns for the...

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    Israeli Settlements: A Timeline From 1967 to Now

    by  • July 11, 2014 • Israeli-Palestinian conflict, Middle East • 

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    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 seriouslyHere is a comprehensive, up-to-date timeline charting the nearly 47-year campaign of Israeli settlement development in territories occupied by...

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