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An Overview of UN Secretary-Generals

Dr. Bernard Firestone, professor of political science, is a contributor to the book, The UN Secretary-General and the Security Council: A Dynamic Relationship (Oxford University Press). Dr. Firestone’s chapter is on U Thant, third Secretary-General of the United Nations from 1961 to 1971.

The UN Secretary-General and the Security Council provides the first structured overview of the United Nations Secretary-General and UN Security Council relationship and a historical overview of the Secretary-Generals. The book also provides an overview of all the Permanent Representatives in the Security Council. The book was edited by Manuel Frohlich, chair of International Relations and Foreign Policy, Trier University, and Abiodun Williams, former president, The Hague Institute for Global Justice, 

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