The UN Secretary-General and Secretariat
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Published by Routledge in Abingdon, Oxon, England, New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • United Nations. -- Secretariat,
  • United Nations. -- Secretary-General

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementLeon Gordenker.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsJZ5008 .G67 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23687579M
ISBN 109780415778404, 9780415778411
LC Control Number2009032723

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