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  • n. Plural form of secretariat.

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Examples

  • We don't see the Bar owning structures such as secretariats; are you considering things like that?

    Up Station Mountain Club

  • It contains crucial information from national governments, non-governmental organizations, academic institutions, international biodiversity convention secretariats and many others.

    Contributor: World Database on Protected Areas

  • That project took in representatives of the adult education sector, cable industry and two state secretariats in order to make the program a reality.

    Art Brodsky: Obama's New Chief Technology Officer -- iTunes to Roller Skates

  • The BIS carries out its work through subcommittees, the secretariats it hosts, and through its annual General Meeting of all members.

    [incest] the relationship of choice in finance

  • Your governing bodies, your secretariats, your commissions are flooded with this dismal mediocrity….

    Last Night, I Had a Beer with God

  • The UN is bloated, with umpteen different organisations, each with their own secretariats, their own staff, their own meetings, producing tons of paper that no one reads.

    COMMONWEALTH SPEECH

  • And we would like to acknowledge the support and guidance provided by the secretariats and the scientific and technical bodies of the Convention on Biological Diversity, the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands, the Convention to Combat Desertification, and the Convention on Migratory Species, which have helped to define the focus of the MA and of this report.

    Ecosystems and Human Well-being Synthesis~ Foreword

  • With the growth of the number and diversity of actors and organizations, interagency mechanisms, such as the Environmental Management Group (EMG), UN Development Group and the liaison groups between MEA secretariats, have been created to bridge independent agencies and promote greater cooperation.

    Global Environment Outlook (GEO-4)~ Chapter 8

  • Some voluntary cooperative mechanisms now act as bridges among secretariats of conventions.

    Global Environment Outlook (GEO-4)~ Chapter 8

  • An extensive external review was undertaken in coordination with the MA Board of Review Editors, which engaged external reviewers, government representatives, and the secretariats of key multilateral environmental conventions.

    Ecosystems and Human Well-being~ Desertification Synthesis~ Preface

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