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secretary-general

a chief administrative official, as of the United Nations
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The Secretary-General expresses his deepest condolences to the affected aid workers, their families and to the Government and people of Nigeria.
The people of Kashmir still believe that there cannot be a better agency than the (UN) secretary-general of the United Nations himself to mediate or facilitate between the parties concerned,' Fai said.
In the follow-up to the meeting in New York on Sunday evening, with the two leaders, the Secretary-General will reach out to the other participants of the conference: Greece, Turkey and the United Kingdom and the European Union as an observer.
The Secretary-General is a student of history, he knows what has happened,' the spokesman added.
Asked by a delegate what he would do to counter incidents of corruption and abuse within the UN, Kerim said that, if he's elected for the job, "the office of the Secretary-General will have a task force for internal control.
Mustafa Kheir was elected as deputy secretary-general and ex-MP Asaad Harmoush was selected to be the chair of the political department.
In the face of troubling new reports of atrocities in the brutal conflict driving Syria to its destruction, UN Secretary-General
Muscat : On the occasion of the 17th meeting of the secretaries-general of the Al Shura, National, Representatives, and Ummah Councils of the GCC countries, recently hosted by the Sultanate, all the secretary-generals of the represented councils as well as the GCC secretary-general and the secretary-general of the Arab Inter-Parliamentary Union sent a cable of thanks and appreciation to His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said.
HH the Heir Apparent Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani met at Ritz-Carlton Doha Hotel the chairman of Jordan's House of Notables Tahir al-Masri, secretary general of Islah Congregation Party in Yemen Abdul Wahab al-Ansi, secretary general of Socialist Party Yassen No'man, secretary general of Unionist Nasserite Popular Organisation in Yemen Sultan No'man, former prime minister of Jordan Awn al-Khasawneh and member of the board of directors of the Arab Centre for Research and Policy Studies, and the special representative to the United Nations secretary-general in Libya Dr Tarek Mitri.
Summary: ABU DHABI - Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations, will return to the World Future Energy Summit (WFES) 2012 to launch the International Year of Sustainable Energy for All.
Maliki has received in Baghdad today (Sunday) the Acting UN Secretary-General for Political Affairs, Len Pasko and the UN Secretary-General's Special Representative in Iraq, Ad Melkert, with whom he discussed the UN role in Iraq," a statement by the Prime Minister's office reported, adding that "the Prime Minister had highly assessed the role of the UN Secretary-General for his supporting positions for Iraq.
The EU announced, on 8 June, that it supports Ban Ki-moon's candidacy for a second term as secretary-general of the United Nations.

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