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 United Nations Secretary-General - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
According to the United Nations Charter, the Secretary-General is to be appointed by the General Assembly on the recommendation of the Security Council.
As a result of international politics and mechanicisms of political compromise, there are many similarities between the process and ideals for selecting the Secretary-General and those of selecting leading figures in other international organizations, including the election of Popes in the Roman Catholic Church.
However, it is generally considered to be Asia's turn to fill the post and Clinton has denied he has aspirations to hold the job.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/United_Nations_Secretary-General   (806 words)

  
 Report of the Secretary-General on the Withdrawal of the Emergency Force
The Secretary General's report to the Security Council of 19 May 1967 (S-7896) described the various elements of the increasingly dangerous situation in the Near East prior to the decision of the Government of the United Arab Republic to terminate its consent for the presence of U.N.E.F. on its territory.
The Secretary General was, and is, firmly of the opinion that the decision for withdrawal of the force, on the request of the host Government, rested with the Secretary General after consultation with the Advisory Committee on U.N.E.F., which is the organ established by the General Assembly for consultation regarding such matters.
The Secretary General in a report to the General Assembly (ibid., Document A-3512) suggested that the force should have units stationed on both sides of the armistice demarcation line and that certain measures should be taken in relation to Sharm el-Sheikh.
www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org /jsource/UN/UNEF1.html   (9027 words)

  
 Multilateral treaties deposited with the Secretary-General- TREATY I-IV--4.asp   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Government of Finland is of the view that such a general reservation raises doubts as to the commitment of Kuwait to the object and purpose of the Covenant and would recall that a reservation incompatible with the object and purpose of the Covenant shall not be permitted.
The Government of Finland is further of the view that general reservations of the kind made by the Government of Kuwait, which do not clearly specify the extent of the derogation from the provisions of the Covenant, contribute to undermining the basis of international treaty law.
It is of the view that these general reservations may raise doubts as to the commitment of Kuwait to the object and purpose of the Covenant.
www.unhchr.ch /html/menu3/b/treaty4_asp.htm   (8017 words)

  
 Remarks with NATO Secretary General Solana
The Secretary General and I certainly agree that cooperation of the Russian and NATO forces has been one of IFOR's most significant successes and an important model for cooperation in the future between Russia and NATO.
SECRETARY GENERAL SOLANA: The question of Sarajevo has been of concern in the last days but as far as IFOR is concerned I think we have done what we could and we have done it in a very good way.
SECRETARY CHRISTOPHER: Carol, the peaceful reunification of Sarajevo is clearly one of the principal goals that we have.
www.fas.org /man/nato/offdocs/us_96/nato_update.htm   (2576 words)

  
 Remarks With NATO Secretary General Jaap de Hoop Scheffer
Jaap de Hoop Scheffer is new Secretary General, but not really new to the State Department, because I have gotten to know him very well during the time he served as the distinguished Foreign Minister of the Netherlands, and we got a lot of work done.
It was a pleasure to be here again now in my new capacity, indeed, as Secretary General of an alliance which is second to none, which is the unique political and also security organization in the world, at the moment, expanding and enlarging its responsibility in Afghanistan.
SECRETARY POWELL: Well, you know, I was Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff when the Cold War came to an end and under the leadership of then Secretary of Defense Dick Cheney, we withdrew almost 200,000 troops from Europe, many of whom came out of Germany, of course, and England and many other places.
www.state.gov /secretary/former/powell/remarks/28606.htm   (1321 words)

  
 NATO Handbook: The Secretary General   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Secretary General is a senior international statesman nominated by the member governments as Chairman of the North Atlantic Council, the Defence Planning Committee, and the Nuclear Planning Group; as titular Chairman of other senior NATO committees; and as Secretary General and chief executive of NATO.
The Deputy Secretary General assists the Secretary General in the exercise of his functions and replaces him in his absence.
The Secretary General is responsible for the direction of the International Staff as a whole and has under his direct authority a Private Office and the Office of the Secretary General.
www.nato.int /docu/handbook/2001/hb1003.htm   (344 words)

  
 Secretary General Kofi Annan's Reform Agenda - 1997 to Present - Global Policy Forum
Secretary General Kofi Annan responded to developing countries’ allegations that the UN Secretariat is becoming a pawn of the US.
Secretary General Annan assured UN member states that the General Assembly and its committees will retain their importance, even if Annan’s management reform plans, which are heavily endorsed by Washington, are realized.
The Secretary General of the UN implies his organization is slow and inefficient and calls for modernization including internet advice for third world doctors.
www.globalpolicy.org /reform/initiatives/1997.htm   (2578 words)

  
 Secretary of State's Web Page
The Office of the Secretary of State is an elected state office, second in line of succession behind the Governor and the Lieutenant Governor.
When the governor and lieutenant governor are out of state, the Secretary must fill in for and perform all of the functions of the governor.
The Secretary is the keeper of the Great Seal of the State of New Mexico, and affixes the seal to all commissions issued in the name of the Governor.
www.sos.state.nm.us   (512 words)

  
 DoD News: Joint Media Availability - Secretary Rumsfeld and Secretary General Robertson   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Secretary, and I'm delighted to be here and to have my first meeting in the Pentagon with the new American secretary of Defense.
This is the era of the defense minister: a former defense minister, secretary general of NATO, a former defense secretary, a defense secretary of the United States of America filling the positions of vice president of the United States and the United Nations special representative in Kosovo.
Not only did the secretary dedicate the NATO Corridor, but if you walk down the "A" Ring here and look at all the official portraits of all the secretaries, beginning with the first one, Secretary Rumsfeld is the only one in shirtsleeves.
www.defenselink.mil /transcripts/2001/t03082001_t308sd2a.html   (2410 words)

  
 Secretary General
Ronald K. Noble was first elected to the position of Secretary General of Interpol in November 2000 at the 69th General Assembly in Rhodes, Greece, and was re-elected to serve a second five-year term by the 74th General Assembly in Berlin, Germany, in September 2005.
Secretary General Noble has extensive international law enforcement expertise, including service in both the US Department of Justice (1984-1989) and Department of the Treasury (1993-1996).
Secretary General Noble has overseen the introduction of a number of key measures in the evolution of Interpol, the world’s largest international police organization.
www.interpol.int /Public/ICPO/Governance/SG/noble.asp   (348 words)

  
 Secretary General Boutros Boutros-Ghali's Reform Agenda - 1992 to 1996 - Global Policy Forum
UN Secretary General Boutros Boutros-Ghali undertook a number of reforms at the beginning of his term in 1992, including reorganizing the Secretariat.
Secretary Boutros Boutros-Ghali describes the nature and scope of UN development efforts and proposes ideas for reform.
Secretary General Boutros Boutros-Ghali emphasizes preventive diplomacy and proposes strengthening UN peacemaking and peacekeeping.
www.globalpolicy.org /reform/initiatives/1992.htm   (369 words)

  
 Personal Humanitarian Envoy of the Secretary-General - Mission Report   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The number of manned checkpoints varies but generally is in the range of 120 in total, with 80 to 90 in the West Bank alone.
In addition to ambulances, which are generally permitted to operate during curfews, a limited number of permits have been granted to municipal workers conducting emergency repairs.
Despite generous contributions from EU members and members of the Arab League, and its own monthly revenues of about $15 million, the Palestinian Authority currently faces monthly budget shortfalls of $30-40 million and is barely able to pay for its salaries and utilities.
domino.un.org /bertini_rpt.htm   (13698 words)

  
 Organisation of Islamic Conferences
Secretary General highlights the role of the organization in the ongoing reconstruction efforts in Iraq and meets a number of dignitaries on the sidelines of the international conference on Iraq held in Brussels
Secretary General of the OIC participates at the Second South Summit of the G-77 and China in Doha and meets a number of dignitaries
The Secretary General of the OIC met Palestinian Prime Minister Qorei and the Jordanian Minister of Religious Affairs and Awqaf
www.oic-oci.org /press/english/activity.htm   (3139 words)

  
 Secretary General   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Secretary General manages the Permanent Services with the help of the heads of Departments, who report to him, working in their specific fields of competence.
Jean Réveillon was elected Secretary General of the EBU by the Administrative Council on 8 December 2003.
Prior to this, Jean Réveillon was Deputy Director-General and Director of broadcasting at France 3 as of December 1999.
www.ebu.ch /general_secretariat/index.php   (258 words)

  
 Interpol media release - 20/09/2005   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
At the 2004 Interpol General Assembly in Cancun, Mexico, he was nominated unanimously by the Executive Committee as their candidate for a second term in the post.
Interpol currently has 184 member countries and voting to confirm the appointment of the Secretary General is carried out on a one-country, one-vote basis.
Ronald K. Noble was first elected to the position of Secretary General of Interpol in November 2000 at the 69th General Assembly in Rhodes, Greece.
www.interpol.com /Public/ICPO/PressReleases/PR2005/PR200538.asp   (730 words)

  
 IPU Secretary General   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
In accordance with the Statutes of the Inter-Parliamentary Union, the totality of the staff of the Organization works under the direction of the Secretary General of the Union who is appointed by the Inter-Parliamentary Council.
The current Secretary General of the IPU is Mr.
Anders B. Johnsson took up office as IPU Secretary General on 1 July 1998 for a four year mandate, which was renewed in 2001.
www.ipu.org /strct-e/sg.htm   (271 words)

  
 Secretariat - Secretary General
The Secretary General is appointed by the Ministerial Council for a term of three years and derives his/her authority from the collective decisions of the participating States.
Prior to his appointment as OSCE Secretary General in June 2005, Ambassador Marc Perrin de Brichambaut held senior positions in the French administration as well as in international organizations.
Keynote speech by OSCE Secretary General Marc Perrin de Brichambaut at the Symposium on the OSCE, NATO and the EU and the role of armed forces in a changing security environment
www.osce.org /secretariat/12991.html   (364 words)

  
 BBC ON THIS DAY | 18 | 1961: UN Secretary General killed in air crash
The body of UN Secretary General Dag Hammarskjold has been identified among the wreckage of a plane which crashed last night outside the Northern Rhodesian town of Ndola.
The Secretary General's death leaves the UN facing a crisis of succession at a critical point in its history.
They are likely to use the power vacuum to push their demands for a troika made up of three deputy secretaries general representing different political groups in the UN to make joint decisions.
news.bbc.co.uk /onthisday/hi/dates/stories/september/18/newsid_3790000/3790079.stm   (754 words)

  
 Head, Office of the Secretary General   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The major tasks of this position are to ensure that all necessary support, information and assistance is timely and accurately provided to the Secretary General in his function as the legally-authorized representative of the Organization and Chief Officer of the Secretariat.
These functions of the Secretary General concern in particular the organization and administration of the Organization and its various Departments, the formulation and implementation of policies, programs and budgets of the Secretariat, the preparation and submission of reports to the Governing Bodies and to ensure due performance of the functions assigned to the Secretariat.
- Provide executive assistance and support to the Secretary General in functions relating to the Conference and other ministerial meetings, meetings of the BOG and other high level meetings – particularly with regard to the preparation and documentation for the meetings, the records and the follow-up of decisions as well as overall coordination.
www.opec.org /home/vacancies/HSecGen.htm   (398 words)

  
 Secretary General - Application Information
By the constitution, the Secretary General is nominated by the Nominating Committee and elected at the General Assembly.
The Secretary General may be compared to the Chief Executive Officer of a business venture with the President being compared with the Chairman of the Board.
The Secretary General serves the President by knowledge about the tradition and routines of the Association, by ensuring that necessary administrative help is put at the President’s disposal, by preparing the meeting agendas together with him and by being available as a discussion brother.
www.eacts.org /doc/6899   (978 words)

  
 General Secretary's Page
As principal administrator of the General Board, the general secretary sets a spiritual tone rooted in the teachings of the New Testament.
The general secretary guides the Leadership Team and staff in "living out" the General Board vision statement, oversees coordinated financial planning, and supervises the development of human resources.
The general secretary is the officer for Church of the Brethren interchurch relations at national and international levels.
www.brethren.org /genbd/GeneralSecretary   (130 words)

  
 Search Results for secretary-general - Encyclopædia Britannica
The only body in which all UN members are represented, the General Assembly exercises deliberative, supervisory, financial, and elective functions relating to any matter within the scope of the UN...
Also at this time he served as a grand secretary (a central government post) and superintendent of trade for the north and...
Biography of this American general in the War of Independence (1775—83) and the first secretary of war under the U.S. Constitution.
www.britannica.com /search?query=secretary-general&submit=Find&source=MWTEXT   (532 words)

  
 The Secretary-General Home Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
In remarks to the General Assembly, the Secretary-General said he was "delighted" that the Fund had been approved, adding that, "quite simply, it will save lives."
In a report to the Security Council, Annan says the international presence in Darfur must be expanded because militia attacks against civilians are continuing.
The Secretary-General's vision for a renewed UN role and concrete proposals for action as outlined in his report was a central focus of the Millennium Summit.
www.un.org /News/ossg/sg   (1508 words)

  
 Kofi Annan - Center of the Storm. Life Map. On the Job. Job at a Glance | PBS
The General Assembly, Security Council and other organs of the UN may also assign the Secretary-General certain tasks to perform.
This means the Secretary-General has to oversee hundreds of programs, funds and agencies, and balance the budget -- a large portion of which is often overdue -- plus represent the UN to the media and in conferences around the world.
A General Assembly resolution and other UN initiatives have been designed to to appoint more women to senior posts and improve working conditions for women within the UN.
www.pbs.org /wnet/un/life/job.html   (1057 words)

  
 AllRefer.com - United Nations : Organization and Principles : The Secretariat and the Secretary-General, UN (United ...
The principal organs of the UN, as specified in the charter, are the General Assembly, the Security Council, the Economic and Social Council, the Trusteeship Council (see trusteeship, territorial), the International Court of Justice, and the Secretariat.
The working languages of the General Assembly are English, French, and Spanish (in the Security Council only English and French are working languages).
All UN administrative functions are handled by the Secretariat, with the secretary-general at its head.
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/U/UN-organization-and-principles.html   (473 words)

  
 Archived - Under Secretary and General Counsel Judith A. Winston   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
JUDITH A. Judith A. Winston was sworn in as General Counsel to the U.S. Department of Education in June 1993.
In March 2000, in addition to her General Counsel responsibilities, the President named Winston the Acting Under Secretary for the Department of Education, and she became Under Secretary in December 2000.
As a principal advisor to the Secretary, Winston also works with the Secretary and Deputy Secretary on strategic initiatives that help define a broad, coherent vision for achieving the National Education goals and the Secretary's priorities.
www.ed.gov /offices/OGC/archives/winston.html   (484 words)

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