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Busywork? UN Secretary-General António ‘global boiling’ Guterres appoints Julie Bishop as special envoy to Myanmar

7 April 2024

12:51 AM

7 April 2024

12:51 AM

Australia’s political elite seem to have a knack for clawing their way into prestigious international bureaucracies.

This time, it’s former Liberal Foreign Minister Julie Bishop, who has been named special envoy to Myanmar by the United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres. Ms Bishop already has a job as the Australian National University chancellor, which she will keep as she steps into the UN role.

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