97% of female MPs want a woman as next UN Secretary General

Wednesday, October 5, 2016
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In the coming days, the General Assembly of the United Nations will appoint the next UN Secretary General. The process has been more transparent than ever before, enabling a more open competition between several candidates. Since the creation of the United Nations in 1945, all Secretary Generals have been men.

WIP has polled its network of 9000 female Parliamentarians and the answer is clear: 97% of female Members of Parliament want the next Secretary General of the UN to be a woman.

In your opinion, should the next Secretary General of the United Nations be a woman?