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Ortiz de Rozas, Carlos

(Argentina, 1926 – ) Diplomat Mr. Carlos Ortiz de Rozas was nominated by France to serve as Secretary-General of the United Nations in 1971. Although he received the highest number of votes, he received a veto from the Soviet Union and Kurt Waldheim was ultimately elected Secretary-General. Mr. Ortiz de Rozas was the former Permanent [...]

Posted in Kurt Waldheim, Secretary-General

Leprette, Jacques

(France 1920 – 2004) Diplomat From 1971 to 1974, Jacques Leprette served as Director of the United Nations and International Organizations in the French Foreign Office where he was involved in the election of Secretary-General Kurt Waldheim. Mr. Leprette continued his involvement with the United Nations in 1976 when he was appointed Permanent Representative of France to the United Nations Security Council, serving two [...]

Posted in Israel-Arab War (1973), Javier Pérez de Cuéllar, Kurt Waldheim

Guyer, Roberto

(Argentina) Diplomat, Former Under-Secretary for Special Political Affairs Dr. Roberto Guyer became the Under-Secretary for Special Political Affairs of the United Nations in 1971 and was appointed the Secretary-General's Representative for Peace Negotiations in the Middle East from 1971 to 1978. After receiving his doctorate in Law and Social Science, Dr. Guyer held many diplomatic positions in the Argentine Foreign [...]

Posted in Dag Hammarskjöld, Israel, Kurt Waldheim, Middle East Situation, Syria, U Thant, Uncategorized

Berlin, Mike

(United States of America) Journalist, Educator Michael Berlin started covering the United Nations as a correspondent for the New York Post in 1967, in the midst of the Six-Day War in the Middle-East. This assignment started a major component of his almost 30-year journalism career; he specialized in diplomatic coverage of the United Nations for [...]

Posted in Javier Pérez de Cuéllar, Journalism, Kurt Waldheim