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The UN Secretary-General and the Security Council: A Dynamic Relationship

Manuel Fröhlich and Abiodun Williams


The United Nations Secretary-General and the United Nations Security Council spend significant amounts of time on their relationship with each other. They rely on each other for such important activities as peacekeeping, international mediation, and the formulation and application of normative standards in defense of international peace and security—in other words, the executive aspects of the UN’s work. The edited book The UN Secretary-General and the Security Council: A Dynamic Relationship aims to fill an important lacuna in the scholarship on the UN system. Although there exists an impress ... More

Keywords: United Nations (UN), UN Secretary-General, UN Security Council, Personality, UN Secretariat

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9780198748915
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: April 2018 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780198748915.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Manuel Fröhlich, editor
Chair of International Relations and Foreign Policy, Trier University

Abiodun Williams, editor
Former President, The Hague Institute for Global Justice

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