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Global Governance in an Era of Transformation: a United Nations Perspective

Lecture by Mr. Kassym-Jomart Tokayev (1, 2)
United Nations Under-Secretary-General
Director-General of the United Nations Office at Geneva

Global Governance in an Era of Transformation: a United Nations Perspective

University of Geneva, UNI-MAIL
Thursday, 25 October 2012 at 18:00


Rector Vassalli
Dear Students

First of all, I would like to express my appreciation for the warm welcome. It is a privilege and an honour to address students and professors of this distinguished and well-known University. The United Nations enjoys a strong partnership with the University of Geneva. 

The theme of my lecture today is global governance in an era of transformation from a United Nations perspective. We live in a complicated world, facing many challenges. This brings up the need to address global governance, which is one of the most complex tasks before us. In this connection, I should like to make special mention of the role of Switzerland, which as a Host Country and as a Member State plays a leading role in discussions on global governance today. It is not coincidence that Mr. Joseph Deiss was elected President of the 65th session of the General Assembly and was so successful in his mission, reflecting the importance of Switzerland. 


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