Ask DAG! (Dag Hammarskjöld Library - Frequently Asked Questions about the UN)
How is the Secretary-General of the United Nations appointed?
How is the Secretary-General of the United Nations chosen?
UN Pulse (Dag Hammarskjöld Library)
United Nations Secretary-General : Did You Know?
Did you know a new Secretary-General will be appointed in 2016?
President of the 70th Session of the General Assembly:
Procedure of Selecting and Appointing the next UN Secretary-General
The letters submitted by Member for presenting candidates for the position of the next United Nations Secretary-General are published here and videos on the selection progress can be viewed.
United Nations Blog - Selecting the United Nations Secretary-General (7 January 2016)
explains the appointment process by discussing the questions how is the Secretary-General selected, who were the previous Secretaries-General and who will be the next Secretary-General; also lists fun facts and links to further information
UN Non-Governmental Liaison Service (UN-NGLS)
Civil society: Propose questions for UN Secretary-General Candidates
The President of the General Assembly (PGA) is organizing informal dialogues between UN Member States and SG candidates starting in April 2016.
The Office of the PGA has requested UN-NGLS to facilitate a process with civil society to provide questions that can be asked to candidates during these dialogues.
The Brussels based United Nations Regional Information Centre for Western Europe - UNRIC provides information on UN activities to the countries of the region. It also provides liaison with institutions of the European Union in the field of information. Its outreach activities extend to all segments of society and joint campaigns, projects and events are organized with partners including the EU, governments, the media, NGOs, schools and local authorities.
United Nations Regional Information Centre for Western Europe (UNRIC Brussels)
Residence Palace, Rue de la Loi/Wetstraat 155, Block C2,7th and 8th floor, Brussels 1040, Belgium
Tel.: +32 2 788 8484 / Fax: 32 2 788 8485