Serendipity and international careers
From 1945 through the 1950s : hope held high
The 1960s : widening development avenues
The 1970s : creativity confronts geopolitics
The 1980s : development frustrated
The 1990s and the dawn of the twenty-first century : renaissance and reform?
A revolutionary idea : the international civil service
The power of ideas and people inside the UN
Blending outside intellectual energies
The legacy and future intellectual challenges.