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Liu, F. T.

(China, 1919-2001) Civil Servant Before joining the United Nations in 1949 and working with Dr. Ralph Bunche in the Trusteeship Division, F. T. Liu worked for two years with the Chinese Embassy in Paris. In 1960, he moved with Dr. Bunche to the Office of Special Political Affairs, where he planned and organized peacekeeping operations. From 1963 to 1964, [...]

Posted in Congo Question, Dag Hammarskjöld, Middle East Situation

Abdel Meguid, Ahmet Esmat

(Egypt, 1923 – ) Diplomat After serving several positions in the Egyptian Embassy, Ahmed Asmat Abdel Meguid started working as a Counsellor at the Permanent Mission of the European Office of the United Nations, Geneva in 1957 and worked as the Minister Counsellor of the Egyptian Embassy in Paris in 1963. He was appointed as Ambassador [...]

Posted in Israel-Arab War (1973), Middle East Situation, Palestine Question

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 [...]

Posted in Iraq-Kuwait Situation, Javier Pérez de Cuéllar, Middle East Situation