United Nations Secretariat

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Noun1.United Nations Secretariat - the administrative arm of the United Nations
UN, United Nations - an organization of independent states formed in 1945 to promote international peace and security
secretariat, secretariate - an administrative unit responsible for maintaining records and other secretarial duties; especially for international organizations
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Kazakhstan has deposited with the United Nations Secretariat the ratification instrument to the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW), the Ministry of Foreign Affairs reported.
This rapid appointment is the result of active liaison in the last few days between UNRWA and the United Nations Secretariat and a strong sign of the commitment of the Secretary-General's support to the Agency and, to ensure uninterrupted services for Palestine Refugees, in particular opening the schools on time, mobilization of funding and the renewal of UNRWA's mandate.
Independent of the United Nations Secretariat, it is assisted by a Registry, its own international secretariat, whose activities are both judicial and diplomatic, as well as administrative.
Shaikh Abdullah bin Ahmed Al Khalifa, has met the Senior Political Affairs Officer of the Gulf Team, Middle East Division, Department of Political and Peacebuilding Affairs and Peace Operations at the United Nations Secretariat, Victor Poliakov.
He also referred to Iran's missile program, saying: "We reject the investigations of the United Nations Secretariat on the Iranian ballistic missile program without the authorization of the UN Security Council." "Inspections should be stopped without the authorization or control procedures of the United Nations General Secretariat once and for all, whatever the reasons," he said.
KUWAIT, Nov 7 (KUNA) -- Kuwait has affirmed that the reforms undertaken by the United Nations Secretariat, including the reform of the pillar of peace and security, will undoubtedly increase the coherence of the work of the United Nations police in the field in all "peace operations".
From 2002 to 2015, Aldarabi held progressively responsible public information positions across the United Nations Secretariat. He served as director of the United Nations Information Centre in Sana'a from 2010 to 2015, where he also joined the United Nations Special Political Mission for Yemen; as the national deputy director of Radio Miraya with the United Nations Mission in Sudan in Khartoum from 2009 to 2010; and as a radio producer at United Nations Headquarters from 2002 to 2009.
On December 23, 2017, Sudan filed a complaint to the United Nations Secretariat to protest a maritime border demarcation deal between Egypt and Saudi Arabia, as the deal denotes the territory as Egyptian on maps.
The statement followed reports that the United Nations Secretariat has approached both sides in Cyprus regarding Jane Holl Lute's visit to Nicosia between July 9 and 12, as the Secretary-General's personal envoy to probe the potential resumption of the settlement talks.
It is a regrettable fact that the United Nations Secretariat has always conspicuously lacked any workable system to attract the best available talent.
"In line with Qatar's commitments under international law as a member of the United Nations, we have followed the procedures required by the Charter to inform the United Nations Secretariat General, and the Security Council in accordance with Article 35 of the Charter," HE Sheikha Alia added.

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