15 October 2012

  • The 60th Anniversary of U.N. Guided Tours will be celebrated on 2 November. A chance to meet old and new friends.

  • The mission on Syria headed by Lakhdar Brahimi is expected to produce a framework for an agreement. An occasion for backchannel contacts.

  • Five non-permanent seats at the Security Council are open for competition on a geographical basis. An opportunity to taste Finland's chocolate and listen to Australian jokes from Down Under. .