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The Best Man for the Job: The UN’s Next Secretary General

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By: Ruth-Anne Seburn Earlier this week the former Prime Minister of Portugal, Antonio Guterres, was supported by the United Nations Security Council as candidate for the next UN Secretary General. It was an unexpectedly speedy decision and is set to be elected by the General Assembly without opposition and begin his term in 2017. The news of the next UN Secretary General (SG) may not be met with as much enthusiasm and fan fare as the announcement of the next President of the United …