Morning Memo

  • Valerie Amos’ term as head of OCHA begins today, although all UN offices in the Headquarters building are closed for the holiday. She is on the ground in Pakistan.
  • UNelections Campaign explains the secretive process for selecting the head of the UN Women agency, and the list of 25 candidates under consideration.
  • European Commission president Jose Barroso will give the first State of the Union speech at 9:00am Tuesday before the European Parliament
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Tony is a communications and advocacy professional with over 20 years of experience in multilateral reform advocacy and online communications. He began blogging about multilateral elections in 2006 at