15 June 2005

  • A controversy about a "swing space" to accomodate U.N. staff while the current premises gets renovated is yet to clear. New suggestions, new key players, and generally clear guidance is awaiting a definitive decision.

  • The one hundredth birthday of Secretary General Dag Hammerskjold on 29 July will be celebrated at his usual summer house in South Sweden. The Secretary General and Nane Annan will be there.

  • The seating by alphabetical order in the General Assembly is decided each year through a lottery. The Secretary General is expected to draw the winning first name for the next session by July.