UN / FALLEN STAFF MEMORIAL

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06-May-2019 00:01:29
During a ceremony held on Monday at United Nations Headquarters in New York to remember UN personnel who lost their lives in the line of duty, Secretary-General António Guterres said, “today we mourn, but we should also be proud, for the colleagues we remember today died in the service of humanity.” UNIFEED

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STORY: UN / FALLEN STAFF MEMORIAL
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DATELINE: 06 MAY 2019, NEW YORK CITY

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RECENT, NEW YORK CITY

1. Wide shot, exterior United Nations headquarters

06 MAY 2019, NEW YORK CITY

2. Wide shot, Trusteeship Council
3. Med shot, violinist
4. Pan right, peacekeepers
5. Wide shot, Trusteeship Council
6. Zoom in, Secretary-General lighting candle
7. Pan left, from flowers to Secretary General during moment of silence
8. Wide shot, end of moment of silence
9. SOUNDBITE (English) António Guterres, Secretary-General, United Nations:
“Today we mourn, but we should also be proud, for the colleagues we remember today died in the service of humanity – keeping the peace, providing humanitarian assistance and helping further the Sustainable Development Goals. On this solemn occasion, let us honour their memory by rededicating ourselves to the noble cause of promoting peace, prosperity and opportunity for every woman, man and child on the planet.”
10. Pan left, participants
11. Various shots, Guterres walks back to his seat

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During a ceremony held on Monday (06 May) at United Nations Headquarters in New York to remember UN personnel who lost their lives in the line of duty, Secretary-General António Guterres said, “today we mourn, but we should also be proud, for the colleagues we remember today died in the service of humanity.”

The Secretary-General said, “let us honour their memory by rededicating ourselves to the noble cause of promoting peace, prosperity and opportunity for every woman, man and child on the planet.”

115 staff from 43 nations lost their lives between January 2018 and March this year.

Most were involved in peacekeeping, while 19 civilians perished while serving UN agencies, funds and programmes.

21 staff died in the Ethiopian air disaster in March.

Since 2011, the UN Secretariat has held an annual memorial service to honour fallen colleagues.
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