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Goksel, Timur

(Turkey, 1945 – ) International Civil Servant, Educator Mr. Timur Goksel served as Press Information Officer/Spokesman of the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) in 1979. In 1995 he became a Senior Adviser of UNIFIL, where he conducted lectures, seminars and workshops for diplomats and military officials on public information, communication policies in peacekeeping, theory and practice [...]

Posted in Lebanon, Middle East Situation, Peacebuilding, Uncategorized, UNIFIL

Arria, Diego

(Venezuela, 1938 – ) Diplomat Diego Arria's connection with the United Nations started in 1991 when he became the Permanent Representative of Venezuela. He remained in that post until 1994, serving as Security Council President on March 1992. In 2003, Mr. Arria was named Special Advisor to Secretary-General Kofi Annan. Due to Venezuela's role in the Secretary-General's "Group of Friends" and because [...]

Posted in El Salvador, Haiti, Kofi Annan, Peacebuilding, Venezuela