Who will be the next UN Secretary General?

Indeed, who will be the next Secretary-General? This is an issue close to all staff of the UN and CCISUA would like to endorse the attached letter published in July 2016 in Foreign Policy magazine (http://foreignpolicy.com/). The letter is drafted by a UN staff member affiliated to the 1for7billion campaign, a globally supported campaign committed to getting the best UN Secretary-General (see http://www.1for7billion.org/why/

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Lack of Women in Military and Police not just a problem in Afghanistan

Less than one percent of Afghanistan’s 335,000 army, police and prison personnel are women, according to Ban Ki-moon’s latest quarterly report on UNAMA to the Security Council. Of 185,131 members of the Afghan army, including air force, 1,138, are female and of the 145,939 police personnel and 5,600 prison guards, women accounted for 1,741 police officers and 273 guards.

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