Government 2, May/June 2013  
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question 12

(a) Identify any four past Secretaries-General of the United Nations Organizations (UNO).

(b) State any five functions of the Secretary-General of the United Nations Organization (UNO).



This question was popular with the candidates. The performance of the candidates who answered it was good as they really understood its demands. However, most candidates did not do well in the (a) part and this reduced their overall performance in the question. The candidates were expected to provide the following answers to the questions:

(a) (i) Gladwyn Jebb;

(ii) Trygve Lie;

(iii) Dag Hammarskjold;

(iv) U- Thant;

(v) Kurt Waldheim;

(vi) Javier Perez De Cuellar;

(vii) Kofi Anan;

(viii) Boutros Boutros Ghali.

(b) (i) The Secretary-General brings any matter that threatens world peace to the attention of the Security Council;

(ii) he prepares annual report for the General Assembly;

(iii) he prepares the agenda for the meeting of the General Assembly and Security Council;

(iv) he appoints other members of staff in the Secretariat;

(v) he administers peace keeping operations world-wide.

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