On Wednesday, April 6, IPI hosted Vesna Pusić of Croatia at a lunchtime Global Leaders Series event featuring official candidates vying to become the new UN secretary-general. After making a ten-minute presentation, she participated in a wide-ranging question-and-answer format with members of the audience and those following via video.
Dr. Pusić is Deputy Speaker of the Croatian Parliament and the former Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of Croatia. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is stepping down at year’s end after two five-year terms. His successor takes office on Jan. 1, 2017.
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Croatian hoping to lead UN says she is “not a gender-neutral candidate” (Thomas Reuters Foundation News, April 6, 2016)