Raiding DPI Posts: Expect more vocal
discussions about posts at the Department of Public Information
to be taken to accommodate the department of Peacekeeping.
It is not clear whether the posts will go with their incumbent
or eventually be separated. The matter is still within the
confines of the Secretariat and had not reached inter-governmental
SG attends Islamic Summit: The Secretary
General will try to follow up on the contests generated
during the millennium summit when he attends the meeting
of the heads of state of the Islamic conference in Doha,
Qatar, 10 November. He had attended the previous summit
over three years ago in Teheran. At the time, he took with
him TV personality Charlie Rose. Whom could he take this
time? Ali Baba, of course, is ready, willing and very capable.
Be careful. He may ask to swap ceremonial watches. He may
even offer to draft the speech. Be very careful.
Where have all those chiefs gone?
No word yet from the Secretariat of the conference held
earlier this year of "Kings, Queens, heads of states and
tribal chiefs," in Uganda. No one is claiming responsibility
for it. Do not expect a report soon.