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Selecting the United Nations Secretary-General

2016 will see the selection of a new Secretary-General of the United Nations, as Ban Ki-moon’s second term ends on 31 December 2016. Even though there is no limit to the number of terms a Secretary-General may serve, none has held office for more than two terms....

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Remembering Dag Hammarskjöld

51 years ago today, 18 September, Secretary-General Dag Hammarskjöld died in service to the UN.  We remember him today and always. Prior to taking up his posts as Deputy Secretary-General, Jan Eliasson discussed the legacy of Dag Hammarskjöld on the 50th...