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Christmas Nerd UN Lobbyist Quiz

So call yourself a lobbyist at the UN? Then here is my gift to you a nerd quiz for Christmas.
  1. Who will chair the group of 77 in 2014?
  2. Who will be have the European Presidency during 2014 (hint two countries)?
  3. Who is the President of the UN General Assembly?
  4. Which country pulled out of the Kyoto Protocol in 2013?
  5. How many governments are members of the Sustainable Development Goals Open Working Group?
  6. Who was the main government official behind the setting of the Expert Committee on Sustainable Development Finance?
  7. Which government official who chaired one of the working groups this year in the UNFCCC used to work on the team editing Outreach?
  8. Who is head of the UN Division on Sustainable Development which acts as the secretariat for the SDG OWG?
  9. Who is the new Head of the UNCCD?
  10. What is the stated position of the UN Secretary General on term limits for UN Under Secretary Generals?
  11. Which are the countries whose Ambassadors chair the SDG OWG?
  12. Who was the UN Secretary General of the Stockholm 1972 Human Environment Conference?
  13. Which country put forward the idea of Sustainable Development Goals?
  14. Which type of NGOs tried to stop the SDGs and why?
  15. What is the SDSN?
  16. What is the NLB?
  17. Where is the Vienna Café?
  18. What is the name of the UN body on the environment?
  19. How many Major Groups are there?
  20. What was the name of Chapter 41 of Agenda 21?
  21. Which key Rio+20 Brazilian negotiator is now their Foreign Minister?


I hope you have a happy Christmas and Holidays and a great 2014 Felix

Answers


1.Bolivier, 2. Italy and Latvia, 3. John Ashe, 4. Canada, 5.70, 6. Farrukh Khan, 7. Juan Hoffimaister, 8. Nikhil Seth, 9. Monique Barbut, 10. No one should get extended 11. Hungary and Kenya 12. Maurice Strong, 13. Colombia 14. Development NGOs, as they wanted to keep a poverty focus only, 15. Sustainable Development Solutions Network, 16. North Lawn Building, 17. North Lawn Building, 18 United Nations Environment Organization (UNEO), 19. Nine 20.  Transnational Corporations and Sustainable Development, 21. Luiz Alberto Figueiredo Machado

Score of 21 - join the Vienna Cafe Hall of Frame
15-20 -- emerging bracketer
10-15 - what have you been doing at the meetings?
less than 10 - should be looking for a new job UN nerd isn't for you...

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