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  • Pope John Paul II Address to the United Nations
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    Pope John Paul II Address

    Following welcoming remarks, Pope John Paul II addressed the 50th General Assembly of the United Nations. The Pope’s ceremonial entrance into the assembly was shown. After his speech he…

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  • SecretaryGeneral SwearingIn
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    Secretary-General Swearing-In

    The new Secretary General of the United Nations, Kofi Annan, was confirmed by the General Assembly last week. The outgoing Secretary General, the Security Council president Fulci, and…

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  • United Nations 50th Anniversary
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    United Nations 50th Anniversary

    Following opening ceremonies and an invocation by Archbishop Tutu, host David Brinkley introduced occasional historic film footage, special music, a specially-composed poem, and the…

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  • United Nations 50th Anniversary
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    United Nations 50th Anniversary

    Secretary General Boutros-Ghali spoke about the successes and history of the United Nations and the needs the U.N. can fulfill better than any other organization.

    611 views
  • emUnvanquishedem
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    Unvanquished

    Mr. Boutros-Ghali spoke about his book Unvanquished: a U.S. - U.N. Saga published by Random House. The book chronicles his five years as Secretary General of the United Nations, relations…

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  • Nuclear Test Ban Treaty Signing
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    Nuclear Test Ban Treaty Signing

    Secretary General Boutrous-Ghali commended the United Nations for adopting the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty, spoke about the safety of the world and declared the treaty open for signing.…

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  • Resolving Conflicts in Africa
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    Resolving Conflicts in Africa

    As part of its annual legislative conference, members of the Congressional Black Caucus and others gathered to discussed several conflicts in Africa. One panel focused on the recent unrest…

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  • Bunche Center Dedication
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    Bunche Center Dedication

    At a ceremony dedicating the Ralph Bunche International Affairs Center, Secretary General Boutros-Ghali spoke about Mr. Bunche’s commitment to international understanding and peace. Ralph…

    108 views
  • Bosnian Peace Agreement Signing
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    Bosnian Peace Agreement Signing

    At the Elysee palace, Bosnian, Serbian and Croatian leaders met with other international leaders to sign an agreement to end the conflict and divide Bosnia into a Bosnian-Croat federation and a Serb…

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  • Israeli Prime Minister Funeral
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    Israeli Prime Minister Funeral

    President Clinton and other world leaders spoke at the funeral of Israeli Prime Minister Rabin who was assassinated at a peace rally on November 4, 1995. Tranlation from Hebrew to English…

    745 views
  • United Nations General Assembly
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    United Nations General Assembly

    Following brief remarks by General Assembly President Freitas do Amaral, President Clinton was introduced by the secretary general. He addressed the 50th anniversary session of the United…

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  • Peacekeeping Role of the United Nations
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    Peacekeeping Role of the United Nations

    Participants talked about the United Nations' role in peacekeeping around the world, especially considering the difficult missions is Bosnia and Somalia. They talked about the importance of…

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  • Annual Ambassadors Dinner
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    Annual Ambassadors' Dinner

    During the annual ambassadors' dinner, held to honor the United Nations diplomats and secretariat officials, the U.N. Business Council awarded its annual medal to David Rockefeller. Secretary…

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  • Georgetown Commencement Address
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    Georgetown Commencement Address

    Mr. Boutros-Ghali spoke about international conflict in the world and the role that the diplomacy plays in minimizing these conflicts.

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  • Secretary General News Conference
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    Secretary General News Conference

    Mr. Boutros-Ghali met with reporters at the United Nations today to discuss several issues facing the U.N., including peacekeeping efforts in Rwanda. He also discussed his own future as…

    61 views
  • UN Policy Toward Bosnia and Haiti
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    U.N. Policy Toward Bosnia and Haiti

    The U.N. Secretary discussed some personnel announcements and took questions on events in Bosnia, Cyprus, and policy in Haiti. He also briefed reporters on the peace process between Great Britain and the I.R.A.…

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  • United Nations Association Awards
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    United Nations Association Awards

    Association members met at a fund-raiser to present awards to outstanding individuals. Moynihan was awarded the association’s United States Congressional Leadership Award for actions in accord…

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  • Future of the United Nations
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    Future of the United Nations

    Secretary General Boutros-Ghali spoke on the future of the United Nations in the post-Cold War world. He stressed the necessity for an international organization like the United Nations in…

    28 views
  • Conflict in Former Yugoslavia
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    Conflict in Former Yugoslavia

    Mr. Major and Mr. Boutros-Ghali discussed efforts to find a solution to the conflicts in the former Yugoslavia and answered questions from reporters about the situation. They outlined the…

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  • Heads of State Roundtable at Earth Summit
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    Heads of State Roundtable at Earth Summit

    Leaders from Austria, Brazil, Botswana, Hungaria, Mexico, Pakistan, and other nations gathered for a roundtable discussion at the United Nation’s Earth Summit. In total, 64 heads of state,…

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