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The politics of staffing the United Nations Secretariat

Seymour M. Finger

The politics of staffing the United Nations Secretariat

by Seymour M. Finger

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Published by Ralph Bunche Institute on the United Nations, Graduate School and University Center of the City University of New York in [New York] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United Nations. Secretariat -- Officials and employees.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementSeymour Maxwell Finger and John Mugno.
    ContributionsMugno, John, joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJX1977.A362 F54
    The Physical Object
    Pagination50 leaves ;
    Number of Pages50
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4937111M
    LC Control Number76364250

    The Staffing of the United Nations Secretariat: A Continuing Discussion HENRI REYMOND I THE Fifth (Administrative and Budgetary) Commit-tee of the General Assembly has always devoted a considerable amount of time and attention to the problem of the tenure of appointment in the Secretariat of the United Nations.   Like Mr. Trump, he has been dismissive of the United Nations. In , Mr. Bolton remarked about the United Nations’ headquarters: “The Secretariat building in New York has 38 stories.

    Downloadable (with restrictions)! Abstract National governments frequently pull strings to get their citizens appointed to senior positions in international institutions. We examine, over a year period, the nationalities of the most senior positions in the United Nations Secretariat, ostensibly the world’s most representative international institution. The Department of Political and Peacebuilding Affairs (DPPA) plays a central role in United Nations efforts to prevent deadly conflict and build sustainable peace around the world. DPPA monitors and assesses global political developments with an eye to detecting potential crises and devising effective responses. The Department provides support to the Secretary-General and his.

    The United Nations Secretariat is committed to achieving 50/50 gender balance in its staff. Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply for this position. Please note that Political Affairs positions include conflict and post-conflict locations in non-family and/or hardship duty stations. (f) To advise Permanent Missions and Observer Offices, specialized agencies and the departments/offices of the United Nations Secretariat on matters of protocol usage and practice and norms of diplomatic etiquette accepted at the United Nations; and to provide briefings and lectures on matters of protocol and diplomatic etiquette.


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