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Williams, Michael

(United Kingdom, 1949 – ) Diplomat, International Civil Servant, and Strategy Scholar Mr. Michael C. Williams was appointed United Nations Special Coordinator for Lebanon by Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in 2008. Prior to this position, he served as the Director of Human Rights in the United Nations Transitional Administration in Cambodia (UNTAC) in the early 1990s; and as expert on the Middle East, serving in [...]

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Verheul, Adriaan

(Netherlands, 1957 – ) International Civil Servant Mr. Adriaan Verheul began his career with the United Nations Secretariat in 1990 as a human rights officer in Geneva. In 1992 he began to work with the human rights component of the United Nations Transitional Authority in Cambodia (UNTAC). Mr. Verheul continued his work with the United Nations by serving in the Department [...]

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Sanderson, John

(Australia, 1940 – ) Former Chief of Australian Army, Governor of Western Australia Lieutenant General John Sanderson became an adviser to the Secretary-General of the United Nations on Cambodia in 1991. In this capacity he became Commander of the international military component of the United Nations Transitional Authority in Cambodia (UNTAC). After completing this mission in October 1993, he returned to [...]

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Mello, Sergio Vieira de

(Brazil, 1948 – 2003) United Nations Official Mr. Sergio Vieira de Mello was the Special Representative of the Secretary-General to Iraq, where he was tragically killed, along with his 21 colleagues, when the United Nations Headquarters in Baghdad was bombed on 19 August 2003. During his 34-year career with the United Nations, which began in [...]

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McNamara, Dennis

(New Zealand, 1946 – ) Humanitarian, Human Rights and Human Security Expert From 1990 to 1992, Mr. McNamara served in the United Nations efforts to restore peace and security in Cambodia, first as Deputy Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Humanitarian Assistance for Kampuchea, based in Bangkok, from 1990; and then as the Director of [...]

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Goulding, Marrack

(United Kingdom, 1936 – 2010) Diplomat, International Civil Servant From 1986 to 1993 Sir Marrack Goulding served as Under Secretary General for Special Political Affairs, overseeing the peacekeeping operations of the United Nations. During this time, under Secretary-General Boutros Boutros-Ghali, Sir Marrack presided over the creation of the Department of Peacekeeping Operations (DPKO). Then, in March of 1993 he was reassigned to [...]

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Banbury, Anthony

(United States of America, 1964 – ) Foreign and Security Affairs Specialist Anthony Banbury held positions in the United Nations Border Relief Operations in Thailand, the United Nations Transitional Authority in Cambodia (UNTAC) and the United Nations Protection Force in Bosnia Herzegovina and Croatia from 1988 to 1995. In 1996, he returned to the United States to work in the United Nations Secretariat in the [...]

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Thant, Myint-U

(Burma, 1966 – ) Historian, Civil Servant Grandson of United Nations Secretary-General U Thant, Dr. Thant Myint-U spent a year on the Burmese-Thai border assisting Burmese refugees before he continued his work on Burmese issues with the Human Rights Watch and the United States Committee for Refugees in Washington, DC. In 1992, Dr. Myint-U started with the United Nations [...]

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Evans, Gareth

(Australia, 1944 – ) Former Foreign Minister, Australia One of Australia's longest serving foreign ministers and best known internationally for his roles in developing the United Nations peace plan for Cambodia, Gareth Evans served as minister to several other portfolios before he served as Australia's Minister for Foreign Affairs from 1988 to 1996. An expert [...]

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Annabi, Hédi

(Tunisia, 1944 – 2010) Diplomat, Civil Servant Hédi Annabi, former head of the United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH), served as Diplomatic Adviser to the Prime Minister in Tunisia's Foreign Service and General Manager of the National News Agency (Agence Tunis-Afrique-Presse) before joining the United Nations in 1981. He served as Principal Officer in [...]

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