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CHAPTER 3: Section 10 Changes

Security Council once again flags issue of geographic imbalance in appointing SRSGs

31 December 2017

In a letter dated 30 November 2017 responding to the Secretary-General’s intention to appoint Colin Stewart of Canada as his Special Representative for Western Sahara and Head of MINURSO, the Council President once again departed from the standard language used for acknowledging such appointments by citing Article 101(3) of the UN Charter . . .

Writing to the Council about Myanmar, Secretary-General Guterres acts under Article 99

10 September 2017

The Secretary-General’s letter of 2 September 2017 to the Council President concerning the situation in Rakhine, Myanmar appears to be a very carefully worded initiative taken pursuant to Article 99 of the UN Charter . . . 

How many times have Secretaries-General acted under Article 99 of the Charter?

9 November 2016

In the context of the 2016 appointment process, the incoming Secretary-General has been encouraged by some to make greater use of Article 99 of the UN Charter . . .

Length and content of briefings by representatives of the Secretary-General

4 October 2015

As noted in the book, an issue of concern to a number of Council members has been the length and content of oral briefings by the Secretary-General’s representatives . . .

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