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Hannay, Sir David

(United Kingdom, 1935 – ) Diplomat Sir David Hannay is a British diplomat who served as Ambassador and permanent representative to the United Nations from 1990 to 1995. In this capacity he represented the United Kingdom in the Security Council during Saddam Hussein's 1990 invasion of Kuwait. In 1996 he was reassigned and appointed Special Representative for Cyprus, serving in this capacity [...]

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Eliasson, Jan

(Sweden, 1940 – ) Deputy Security-General; Diplomat; Former Foreign Minister, Sweden From 1980 to 1986, seasoned diplomat, Jan Eliasson was part of the United Nations mediation missions in the war between Iran and Iraq as assistant to former Swedish Prime Minister Olof Palme, who headed the missions. When Olof Palme was assassinated in 1986, Secretary-General [...]

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Dayal, Virendra

(India, 1935 – ) Civil Servant After serving as a civil servant for the Government of India, Virendra Dayal began his almost 30 year career at the United Nations in 1965 by joining the Office of the United Nations Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR).  During his time in UNHCR, Mr. Dayal worked as Executive Assistant to the [...]

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