UN Forum

Here are some of the latest highlights from UNForum.com, an online publication covering “overheard” news at the UN and produced by Samir Sanbar, who was assistant secretary-general for the UN Department of Public Information from 1994 to 1998 and was a special envoy of the UN secretary-general in 1993. The views represented by UN Forum belong to that site alone.

May 28, 2012 
Newly appointed Under-Secretary General for Management, Yukio Takasu, has 40 years of wide experience in multilateral work. He was Japan’s Permanent Representative to the U.N.; member and President of the Security Council; Head of U.N. Affairs at Japan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs; member of the Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions; Special Advisor of …

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