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Choosing the Ninth United Nations Secretary-General: Looking Back, Looking Ahead

Choosing the Ninth United Nations Secretary-General: Looking Back, Looking Ahead Global Governance 23 (2017), 1–13 THE GLOBAL FORUM Choosing the Ninth United Nations Secretary-General: Looking Back, Looking Ahead Ramesh Thakur This year marks the final year for the present editorial team. The four ed- itors were chosen in part for their individual expertise in areas of global governance. For four years, as a matter of policy, the editors have re- frained from submitting any of their own articles to the journal. In this final year, they have decided to write one Global Forum essay each as a way of saying farewell. This following is the first such essay by Ramesh Thakur. ON 5 OCTOBER 2016, THE UN SECURITY COUNCIL HELD THE SIXTH ROUND OF informal straw polls—but the first in which red ballots were used for the Per- manent Five (P5) to distinguish them from the white ballots for the ten elected members—to gauge support for the ten remaining candidates to succeed Ban Ki-moon as the ninth UN Secretary-General on 1 January 2017. The president of the Council for October, Russia’s permanent representative Vitaly Churkin, came out together with all other Council members to announce agreement on António Guterres. The final indicative vote for him was thirteen yes, nil http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Global Governance: A Review of Multilateralism and International Organizations Brill

Choosing the Ninth United Nations Secretary-General: Looking Back, Looking Ahead

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Brill
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Copyright © Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, The Netherlands
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1075-2846
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1942-6720
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10.1163/19426720-02301001
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Global Governance 23 (2017), 1–13 THE GLOBAL FORUM Choosing the Ninth United Nations Secretary-General: Looking Back, Looking Ahead Ramesh Thakur This year marks the final year for the present editorial team. The four ed- itors were chosen in part for their individual expertise in areas of global governance. For four years, as a matter of policy, the editors have re- frained from submitting any of their own articles to the journal. In this final year, they have decided to write one Global Forum essay each as a way of saying farewell. This following is the first such essay by Ramesh Thakur. ON 5 OCTOBER 2016, THE UN SECURITY COUNCIL HELD THE SIXTH ROUND OF informal straw polls—but the first in which red ballots were used for the Per- manent Five (P5) to distinguish them from the white ballots for the ten elected members—to gauge support for the ten remaining candidates to succeed Ban Ki-moon as the ninth UN Secretary-General on 1 January 2017. The president of the Council for October, Russia’s permanent representative Vitaly Churkin, came out together with all other Council members to announce agreement on António Guterres. The final indicative vote for him was thirteen yes, nil

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Global Governance: A Review of Multilateralism and International OrganizationsBrill

Published: Aug 19, 2017

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