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Warning against populists and demagogues in Europe and U.S.11

  • Full transcript of the speech

Peace, Justice and Security Foundation gala, The Hague, 5 September 2016 Dear Friends, I wish to address this short statement to Mr. Geert Wilders, his acolytes, indeed to all those like him – the populists, demagogues and political fantasists. To them, I must be a sort of nightmare. I am the global voice on human rights... weiter

Informal dialogue with a candidate. - © UN Photo - Manuel Elias

United Nations

Procedures for the appointment of the Secretary-General2

What are the basic requirements for the appointment of the UN Secretary-General? Article 97 of the UN Charter provides that, "The Secretary-General shall be appointed by the General Assembly upon the recommendation of the Security Council." In other words, Article 97 creates a two-stage process: a recommendation by the Security Council followed by... weiter

The Wiener Zeitung talked to Peck about his plans for the new ER, its place in the literary landscape of the 21st century and the true role ofthe "New Yorker". - © Foto: Johnny Perez


"We’re fortunate I’m a multi-billionaire"9

  • Dale Peck, editor of the revived "Evergreen Review" talks about managing expectations, money and what he expects from contributors.

New York – The "Evergreen Review" (ER) is considered one of the greatest literary journals that has ever come out of the US. Founded in 1957 by legendary New York publisher Barney Rosset, ER published writing that challenged the literary, sexual, and social status quo of the country for the next sixteen years... weiter

Beliebte Inhalte

  1. Procedures for the appointment of the Secretary-General
  2. "We’re fortunate I’m a multi-billionaire"
  3. Warning against populists and demagogues in Europe and U.S.
  1. "We’re fortunate I’m a multi-billionaire"