The Secretaries-General of the United Nations

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  • General UN summary

  • Summary

  • What is a Secretary-General?

  • How is one chosen (and pros/cons)

  • Just what can a Secretary-General do and not do? How effective in general have they been?

  • List of the SGs, the notable actions they did and about them

  • Changes to come?

SGs - summary

Gladwyn Jebb

0 - interim SG both of the forming commission (after the signing of the Charter) and then the UN after it came into being but before the original election of the first SG. British (first and only permanent member). 24/10/45 to 1/02/46. No real notable actions, deliberately so.

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