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Secretary or General

Secretary or General Author Simon Chesterman
ISBN-10 9781139463263
Release 2007-01-29
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The Secretary-General of the United Nations is a unique figure in world politics. At once civil servant, the world's diplomat, lackey of the UN Security Council, and commander-in-chief of up to a hundred thousand peacekeepers, he or she depends on states for both the legitimacy and resources that enable the United Nations to function. The tension between these roles - of being secretary or general - has challenged every incumbent. This book brings together the insights of senior UN staff, diplomats and scholars to examine the normative and political factors that shape this unique office with particular emphasis on how it has evolved in response to changing circumstances such as globalization and the onset of the 'war on terror'. The difficulties experienced by each Secretary-General reflect the profound ambivalence of states towards entrusting their security, interests or resources to an intergovernmental body.



The Un Secretary general and the Security Council

The Un Secretary general and the Security Council Author Manuel Frohlich
ISBN-10 9780198748915
Release 2018-01-18
Pages 288
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The United Nations Secretary-General and the United Nations Security Council spend significant amounts of time on their relationship with each other. They rely on each other for such important activities as peacekeeping, international mediation, and the formulation and application of normative standards in defense of international peace and security - in other words the executive aspects of the UN's work. The UN Secretary-General and the Security Council fills an important lacuna in the scholarship on the UN system. Although there exists today an impressive body of literature on the development and significance of the Secretariat and the Security Council as separate organs, an important gap remains in our understanding of the interactions between them. Bringing together some of the most prominent authorities on the subject, this volume is the first book-length treatment of this topic. It studies the UN from an innovative angle, creating new insights on the (autonomous) policy-making of international organizations, and adds to our understanding of the dynamics of intra-organizational relationships. Within the book, the contributors examine how each Secretary-General interacted with the Security Council, touching upon such issues as the role of personality, the formal and informal infrastructure of the relationship, the selection and appointment processes, as well as the Secretary-General's threefold role as a crisis manager, administrative manager, and manager of ideas.



The UN Secretary General from the Cold War to the New Era

The UN Secretary General from the Cold War to the New Era Author E. Newman
ISBN-10 9780230504547
Release 1998-04-15
Pages 239
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An in-depth examination of the evolving peace and security activities of the United Nations Secretary-General in the context of developments in international politics. The constraints and opportunities which the Office has experienced under Pérez de Cuéllar and Boutros-Ghali in the transition to the post-Cold War world and the controversy which has surrounded the Office reflects the volatility and uncertainty of the UN in a changing environment. It is argued that the Secretary-General's activities in the 1990s reflect a development of the international civil service beyond the classical model.



The First Fifty Years the Secretary General in World Politics 1920 1970

The First Fifty Years  the Secretary General in World Politics 1920 1970 Author Arthur W. Rovine
ISBN-10 UCAL:$B602477
Release 1970
Pages 498
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The Challenging Role of the UN Secretary General

The Challenging Role of the UN Secretary General Author Benjamin Rivlin
ISBN-10 9780275944667
Release 1993
Pages 301
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This is the first study of the office of the UN Secretary-General in the post-Cold War period. The 15 essays in this volume examine the new complexity and salience of the role of the UN Secretary-General and its current incumbent, Boutros Boutros-Ghali. This work examines the rapidly changing world political climate set against the backgrounds and experiences of earlier Secretaries-General.



The UN Secretary General and Secretariat

The UN Secretary General and Secretariat Author Leon Gordenker
ISBN-10 9781135157470
Release 2013-05-13
Pages 152
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The new edition of this accessible introduction to the important role of the United Nations Secretary-General continues to offer a keen insight into the United Nations – the Secretariat and its head, the Secretary-General, summing up the history, structure, strengths and weaknesses, and continuing operations of an ever-present global institution. Behind the public face of the Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon and his predecessors, an active corps of officials and advisers face ceaseless pressures and challenges. This clear and concise introduction examines both the solid and substantive work of the UN’s permanent staff and the role of the Secretary-General in policy development. The 2nd edition has been thoroughly revised and updated to reflect: the retirement of Kofi Annan and the appointment of Ban Ki-moon as the new UN Secretary General the withdrawal of John Bolton as permanent representative of the United States and the consequent softening of the approach of his government to the UN developments in the global economy and international security dilemmas the change of administration in the United States. Written by a recognized authority on the subject, this book continues to be the ideal interpretative introduction for students of the UN, international organizations and global governance.



The UN Secretary General and Moral Authority

The UN Secretary General and Moral Authority Author Kent J. Kille
ISBN-10 9781589014732
Release 2007-10-29
Pages 384
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Once described by Trygve Lie as the "most impossible job on earth," the position of UN Secretary-General is as frustratingly constrained as it is prestigious. The Secretary-General's ability to influence global affairs often depends on how the international community regards his moral authority. In relation to such moral authority, past office-holders have drawn on their own ethics and religious backgrounds—as diverse as Lutheranism, Catholicism, Buddhism, and Coptic Christianity—to guide the role that they played in addressing the UN's goals in the international arena, such as the maintenance of international peace and security and the promotion of human rights. In The UN Secretary-General and Moral Authority, contributors provide case studies of all seven former secretaries-general, establishing a much-needed comparative survey of each office-holder's personal religious and moral values. From Trygve Lie's forbearance during the UN's turbulent formative years to the Nobel committee's awarding Kofi Annan and the United Nations the prize for peace in 2001, the case studies all follow the same format, first detailing the environmental and experiential factors that forged these men's ethical frameworks, then analyzing how their "inner code" engaged with the duties of office and the global events particular to their terms. Balanced and unbiased in its approach, this study provides valuable insight into how religious and moral leadership functions in the realm of international relations, and how the promotion of ethical values works to diffuse international tensions and improve the quality of human life around the world.



The Oxford Handbook on the United Nations

The Oxford Handbook on the United Nations Author Thomas G. Weiss
ISBN-10 9780192524652
Release 2018-07-12
Pages 816
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This Handbook provides in one volume an authoritative and independent treatment of the UN's seventy-year history, written by an international cast of more than 50 distinguished scholars, analysts, and practitioners. It provides a clear and penetrating examination of the UN's development since 1945 and the challenges and opportunities now facing the organization. It assesses the implications for the UN of rapid changes in the world - from technological innovation to shifting foreign policy priorities - and the UN's future place in a changing multilateral landscape. Citations and additional readings contain a wealth of primary and secondary references to the history, politics, and law of the world organization. This key reference also contains appendices of the UN Charter, the Statute of the International Court of Justice, and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.



The United Nations Top Job

The United Nations  Top Job Author Lucia Mouat
ISBN-10 1484806190
Release 2014-02-12
Pages 519
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Despite limited legal power, the job of the United Nations secretary-general has evolved into that of an often-effective global leader and mediator. When the Security Council is blocked - and sometimes even when it isn't - the UN's top official has played a key role in resolving international disputes. This book looks at the varied ways that the eight secretaries-general -- from risk-takers to cautious conservatives - have used their position to pursue the common goal of a more peaceful world.



The Parliament of Man

The Parliament of Man Author Paul Kennedy
ISBN-10 0307387607
Release 2007-09-04
Pages 384
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The Parliament of Man is the first definitive history of the United Nations, from one of America's greatest living historians.Distinguished scholar Paul Kennedy, author of the bestselling The Rise and Fall of Great Powers, gives us a thorough and timely account that explains the UN's roots and functions while also casting an objective eye on its effectiveness and its prospects for success in meeting the challenges that lie ahead. Kennedy shows the UN for what it is: fallible, human-based, often dependent on the whims of powerful national governments or the foibles of individual administrators—yet also utterly indispensable. With his insightful grasp of six decades of global history, Kennedy convincingly argues that "it is difficult to imagine how much more riven and ruinous our world of six billion people would be if there had been no UN." From the Trade Paperback edition.



The UN Secretary General and Moral Authority

The UN Secretary General and Moral Authority Author Kent J. Kille
ISBN-10 9781589014732
Release 2007-10-29
Pages 384
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Once described by Trygve Lie as the "most impossible job on earth," the position of UN Secretary-General is as frustratingly constrained as it is prestigious. The Secretary-General's ability to influence global affairs often depends on how the international community regards his moral authority. In relation to such moral authority, past office-holders have drawn on their own ethics and religious backgrounds—as diverse as Lutheranism, Catholicism, Buddhism, and Coptic Christianity—to guide the role that they played in addressing the UN's goals in the international arena, such as the maintenance of international peace and security and the promotion of human rights. In The UN Secretary-General and Moral Authority, contributors provide case studies of all seven former secretaries-general, establishing a much-needed comparative survey of each office-holder's personal religious and moral values. From Trygve Lie's forbearance during the UN's turbulent formative years to the Nobel committee's awarding Kofi Annan and the United Nations the prize for peace in 2001, the case studies all follow the same format, first detailing the environmental and experiential factors that forged these men's ethical frameworks, then analyzing how their "inner code" engaged with the duties of office and the global events particular to their terms. Balanced and unbiased in its approach, this study provides valuable insight into how religious and moral leadership functions in the realm of international relations, and how the promotion of ethical values works to diffuse international tensions and improve the quality of human life around the world.



An International Relations Debacle

An International Relations Debacle Author Claire Palley
ISBN-10 UOM:39015060869958
Release 2005
Pages 395
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This is an account of attempts by the UN Secretariat to settle the Cyprus problem between 1999 and April 2004, based on the author's personal knowledge acquired through involvement as an adviser to the government of Cyprus during those and earlier negotiations under the auspices of the UN Secretary-General. It portrays events as they were perceived by one close to Greek Cypriot participants, deals with developments since early 2004, and while not giving a full negotiating history, presents the actions of the parties concerned.



Dag Hammarskj ld Revisited

Dag Hammarskj  ld Revisited Author Robert S. Jordan
ISBN-10 UOM:39015012292697
Release 1983
Pages 197
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The United Nations Peace and Security

The United Nations  Peace and Security Author Ramesh Thakur
ISBN-10 9781107176942
Release 2016-12-22
Pages 444
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Explains the United Nations' key roles in underwriting international security, humanitarian protection and the international rule of law.



Interventions

Interventions Author Kofi Annan
ISBN-10 9780143123958
Release 2013-08-27
Pages 383
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A former secretary-general of the United Nations shares his unique perspectives on the September 11; terrorist attacks the American invasions of Iraq and Afghanistan; the wars among Israel, Hezbollah and Lebanon; the humanitarian tragedies of Somalia, Rwanda and Bosnia; and the geopolitical transformations following the Cold War. 150,000 first printing.



Public Papers of the Secretaries General of the United Nations

Public Papers of the Secretaries General of the United Nations Author Andrew W. Cordier
ISBN-10 023151381X
Release 2010-06-01
Pages 999
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Public Papers of the Secretaries General of the United Nations



The Secretary General of the United Nations

The Secretary General of the United Nations Author Stephen Schwebel
ISBN-10 0674428463
Release 1952-01-01
Pages 316
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