Jose Ramos Horta

Jose Ramos Horta

José Manuel Ramos-Horta GCL AC is the United Nations' special Representative and Head of the United Nations Integrated Peacebuilding Office in Guinea-Bissau . He was appointed to this position on 2 January 2013. Previously, he was special envoy to fellow Lusophone country, Guinea-Bissau, and was the President of East Timor from 20 May 2007 to 20 May 2012, the second since independence from Indonesia. He is a co-recipient of the 1996 Nobel Peace Prize and a former prime minister, having served from 2006 until his inauguration as president after winning the 2007 East Timorese presidential election. Wikipedia*

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Jose Ramos Horta has one video in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1999 House Committee.

Appearances by Title:c. November 5, 1998 - Present Activist Videos: 1

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  • Situation in East Timor

    Situation in East Timor

    Participants testified regarding the violence and resistance movements in East Timor. They focused on the violations of…

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