General Secretary."A number of international organizations, communistparties, and other bodies use the title Secretary General or Secretary-General for their chief administrative officer.
International intergovernmental organizations
National bodies and other organizations
Milice( Vichy France's secret police) was run by a Secretary General.
Hezbollahis run by a Secretary-General.
* In the
Civil service of the Republic of Ireland, the highest civil servant in a government department is known as a Secretary-General. See also Permanent Secretary.
* In the
Netherlands, the highest ranking civil servant of each ministry is also known as a Secretary General ("Secretaris Generaal")
* In the Basque Country Gazte Abertzaleak, the youth branch of
Eusko Alkartasuna, is lead by a Secretary - General.
University of Santo Tomas, the General Secretary of the University is known as the Secretary General.
Tau Gamma PhiFraternity, also known as the " TriskelionGrand Fraternity" of the Philippines, their highest ranking position is called a Secretary-General, sometimes General Secretaryor GenSec for short.
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