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UN / MANDELA WRAP

The GA observed a moment of silence to mark the death of former South African President Nelson Mandela, the flag was lowered to half mast at UN duty stations around the world. Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson said that we should remember Mandela today, but carry his spirit with us everyday by "speaking out against prejudice [...]

6 Dec 2013 | Read More »

OBIT / MARGARET THATCHER

Speaking to reporters in The Hague, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called the late Margaret Thatcher a pioneering leader for her contribution to peace and security, particularly at the height of the Cold War. UNTV 

8 Apr 2013 | Read More »

UN / SECURITY COUNCIL – HUGO CHAVEZ

The Security Council today (6 March) observed a minute of silence honoring the memory of Venezuelan President Hugo Chaves who died yesterday (5 March) at the age of 58 after a long battle with cancer. UNTV / FILE

6 Mar 2013 | Read More »

OBIT / HUGO CHAVEZ

Venezuelan President Hugo Chaves died today (5 March) at the age of 58 after a long battle with cancer. UNTV

5 Mar 2013 | Read More »

OBIT/ STEPHANE HESSEL

Stéphane Hessel, diplomat, concentration camp survivor and one of the authors of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, passed away overnight inParisat the age of 95. FILE

27 Feb 2013 | Read More »

 

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