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good offices

Aid or support given to others, often from a position of influence. My English teacher's good offices helped me to get me an internship at the local newspaper.
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good offices

help and support, often given by exercising your influence.
2002 Daily Telegraph Mr Blair will demonstratively use his good offices to bring round the German and French leaders, thereby gaining prestige in Washington.
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Moreover, the Security Council calls on the Secretary General to submit his report on his Good Offices byJune 15and on UNFICYP byJuly 10, 2018.
The spokesman underscored that the secretary general's good offices work only when both parties agree to mediation, adding that the UN chief was following the situation in the disputed Kashmir region as clashes between the troops of two neighbouring countries along the LOC had escalated, and called for talks between the two countries.
2376 calls for using mediation and good offices to provide support for a comprehensive political process for all within the framework of the Libyan political agreement and the further implementation of the agreement.
The official statement expressed confidence that Kuwait would use its good offices with the other UN member states to follow up on Security Council resolutions on regional strifes.
Qaraqe urged the Arab League to use its good offices to help the prisoners in their struggle for better prison conditions.
Both leaders declared their gratitude towards Ban Ki-moon "for his support and good offices during the mediation process".
Islamabad: Pakistan on Thursday welcomed UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon's offer to help resolve the festering Kashmir dispute between Pakistan and India if the two sides accepted his good offices.
Over the years, Ban, whose tenure as UN Secretary-General ends this year, has offered his good offices to help resolve the conflict between India and Pakistan on the condition that both sides must agree to his mediation.
A press release issued by BinomarA's office in SanaA'a said that these meetings come within the framework of the good offices and intensive consultations carried out by Binomar to help find out a solution for the political crisis Yemen presently overwhelmed with and also to revive the transitional political process.
11 (SUNA) - Members and leaders of the Messairia tribe in Khartoum State have welcomed the efforts of the Rezigat good offices committee for the reconciliation between the conflicting parties of the Messairia tribe which have succeeded in the signing of a reconciliation agreement between the parties in Babanousa in West Kordofan.
He also commends UNSMIL's work in the areas of good offices and facilitation of dialogue, which it carries out with impartiality and openness to all national parties concerned.
According to the UN Good Offices Mission in Cyprus, Mavroyiannis and Euzersay have followed up on the meeting of the leaders, which took place on June 2, and continued substantive negotiations on property, a federal legislature and a federal administration.
Downer will brief on January 22 the Security Council on the SG's good offices mission in Cyprus.
It is really confusing that the US wants to hold talks with the Taleban in Afghanistan and wants Pakistan to use its good offices to ensure the success of those talks.
He urged Pakistan-Indonesia Business Forum (PIBF) Founding President Abdul Majid Haji Muhammad who is also the KCCI ex-president to use his good offices and influence both the governments to expedite enforcement and implementation of Preferential Trade Agreement (PTA) between Pakistan and Indonesia.