Series Secretary-General's Trips - S-1942

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S-1942

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Secretary-General's Trips

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  • 1991 - 2014 (Creation)

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No. of Boxes: 62

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"S-1942 contains records documenting the official travel of Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon dating from 2007 to 2011. The records are arranged chronologically and consist primarily of briefing materials, thank you letters, press releases, and trip books. The trip books contain: press releases regarding the Secretary-General's activities while traveling; travel itineraries; programme information; background briefings; minutes and reports of meetings attended by the Secretary-General; biographical profiles of officials; talking points for the Secretary-General's meetings; and remarks and speeches given by the Secretary-General at events. From 2012 to 2016 trip books were created in an electronic format and as of August 2017 are not yet available for research. The Secretary-General's official travels comprise visits to all continents for a number of events and meetings including: the London 2012 Olympic Games Opening Ceremony; United Nations Conferences on Climate Change in Poznan, Poland (2008) and Copenhagen, Denmark (2009); Haiti Donors' Conference in Washington, DC (2009); Arab League Summit in Doha, Qatar (2009); 11th Summit of the Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC) in Dakar, Senegal (2008); and United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) Global Forum in Madrid, Spain (2008). The Secretary-General also attended events regularly including: the African Union Summit; meetings and summits of the G-8 and G-20; and meetings of the United Nations System Chief Executives Board for Coordination (CEB). S-1942 also contains code cables sent to the Secretary-General and his delegation from the United Nations Headquarters in New York (UNHQ) while abroad. Code cables are a compilation of documents for the Secretary-General's attention, information, and approval, and include daily itemized lists of incoming correspondence. These files contain official notes from the Political Unit of the Executive Office of the Secretary-General (EOSG) and the Department of Political Affairs (DPA); letters and statements from Member States; and documents for the Secretary-General's approval, including statements attributable to the Spokesperson. The records also document code cables sent to UNHQ containing the Secretary-General's responses. Processing Archivists: Matthew Aull, Corinne O'Connor, Virginia Pastor Volume: 62 boxes"

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  • Arabic
  • English
  • French
  • Hebrew
  • Italian
  • Korean
  • Russian
  • Spanish

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2011/0015-0001, 2011/0026-0001, 2012/0001-0001, 2012/0164-0001, 2013/0092-0001, 2014/0114-0001, 2015/0055-0004, 2016/0043-0001, 2016/0056-0001

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