About the Author

Author Conrad S.M. Selle

Conrad S. M. Mselle, born in 1938 in a village on the slopes of Mount Kilimanjaro—a few hours’ drive to the famous Ngorongoro and Serengeti parks in Tanzania—spent almost four decades with the United Nations. He chaired the Fifth Committee in 1973. He became a member of the advisory committee in 1971 and chaired it for twenty-nine years from 1975 to 2003. He participated in numerous meetings and seminars on United Nations planning and budgetary processes and on United Nations reform. Prior to becoming chairman of the advisory committee in 1975, he was director of administration and personnel management in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in Dar es Salaam. Campaign is his second publication about his United Nations career.