Meet the Candidates for UN Secretary-General

On October 6, 2016, the UN Security Council unanimously voted for António Guterres as the next UN Secretary-General, and his appointment was confirmed by the UN General Assembly on October 13th. The five-year term begins January 1st.

In the months leading up to that vote, IPI hosted personal conversations with each of the candidates. They are listed below in order of appearance at IPI. All official candidates were extended an invitation.

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Candidate Appearances

figueres Ms. Kristalina Georgieva
Bulgaria

Official GA document/bio
IPI Event Q&A
figueres Ms. Christiana Figueres
Costa Rica

Official GA document/bio
IPI Event Q&A
GO Interview
malcorra Ms. Susana Malcorra
Argentina

Official GA document/bio
IPI Event Q&A
lajcak Mr. Miroslav Lajčák
Slovakia

Official GA document/bio
IPI Event Q&A
GO Interview
luksic Dr. Igor Lukšić
Montenegro

Official GA document/bio
IPI Event Q&A
GO Interview
bokova Ms. Irina Bokova
Bulgaria

Official GA document/bio
IPI Event Q&A
GO Interview
kerim Dr. Srgjan Kerim
Republic of Macedonia

Official GA document/bio
IPI Event Q&A
GO Interview
jeremic Mr. Vuk Jeremić
Republic of Serbia

Official GA document/bio
IPI Event Q&A
GO Interview
gherman Ms. Natalia Gherman
Republic of Moldova

Official GA document/bio
IPI Event Q&A
GO Interview
pusic Prof. Dr. sc. Vesna Pusić
Republic of Croatia

Official GA document/bio
IPI Event Q&A
GO Interview