Portugal’s ex-PM Antonio Guterres still staying strong, Slovakia’s FM Lajcak rises and female candidates are doing so-so in the last round of votes for the next UNSG e.g. here So how do you see the state of the race for the next UNSG after three straw polls? Any real favorites and why? Read few comments.
How important or unimportant and why do you find this first “straw” poll in the UNSC as Portugal’s ex-PM António Guterres (photo credit: www.un.org) is now probably a front runner for being the next UN Secretary General. Read few comments.
The candidacy of Slovak FM Miroslav Lajcak for the next UN Secretary General is now official. In general, what may your country expect from a candidate as P5 country or as V4 country and hypothetically could Slovak FM Lajcak be an acceptable candidate for your country? Read few comments.
It seems there is a strong movement towards having a woman as the next UN Secretary General. What do you think about this idea, and in general what should be the characteristics of any good UN Secretary General? Read few comments.
As Srebrenica genocide resolution was vetoed by Russia, how important do you find this resolution? Russia is saying it would be divisive, UK says true reconciliation requires facing up to the realities of the past by all sides. Read few comments.
Regarding MH-17 flight we have now UNSC resolution calling for independent international investigation. From the legal point of view how does this change the situation, if anyhow? Read few comments.