Bokova 'Is Strongest Candidate for UN Secretary General' - Diplomatic Courier

Bokova 'Is Strongest Candidate for UN Secretary General' - Diplomatic Courier

Irina Bokova, Bulgaria’s former Foreign Minister and current UNESCO Director-General, appears to be "by far the strongest candidate from Eastern Europe" to be the next UN Secretary General, a recent ranking shows.
Having an average score of 4.5 places here "head and shoulders above the others", whereas EU Commission Vice President Kristalina Georgieva is one of "the two weakest candidates", according to a ranking of the the Diplomatic Courier, the global affairs media network.
Recalling the likelihood of an Eastern European being elected to take over from Ban Ki-moon as the next UN Secretary General (and despite strong push from different groups that the successor should be female), the author has evaluated candidates' positions on a number of issues that have formed the agenda of Ban such as climate change, indigenous rights and Arctic issues.
"The next UNSG faces challenges both new and old, and each candidate will take the opportunity to articulate their vision for the organization and the global challenges that urgently need to be addressed under their leadership."
"Several leading candidates are already in the rumor mill, but what has been lacking until now is a comprehensive analysis of each individual’s attributes and suitability for the role," the DC adds before presenting its assessment of the suitability of different candidates for the position.

Sofia News Agency

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