TITLE

Change at the United Nations

PUB. DATE
December 2006
SOURCE
Weekly Reader News - Edition 3;12/8/2006, Vol. 76 Issue 13, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the change in the leadership of the United Nations (U.N.). The U.N. has a new leader in the person of South Korea's Ban Ki-moon. He will act as the organization's secretary-general. He will be replacing Kofi Annan who has been serving the U.N. for 10 years. The U.N. was set-up after the World War II in 1945. The main purpose of its establishment is to promote world peace.
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23284992

 

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