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Former Secretary-General Boutros Boutros-Ghali Died at 93

Feb 16, 2016 News, United Nations , , , , , Comments are off

United Nations, February 16 2016 Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today hailed his predecessor, Boutros Boutros Ghali, as a respected statesman who brought “formidable experience and intellectual power to the task of piloting the United Nations through one of the most tumultuous and challenging periods in its history.” Boutros-Ghali, UN Secretary-General from 1992 to 1996, died at the age of 93. As Secretary-General, Ban said “he presided over a dramatic rise in UN peacekeeping. He also presided over a time when the world increasingly turned to the United Nations for solutions to its problems, in the immediate aftermath of the cold war.” [Read More]

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