Acting Director-General Opens Geneva Lecture Series on "Complexities of Peacemaking the Untold Story"
13 November 2013
The Acting Director-General opened the Geneva Lecture Series on the theme of "Complexities of Peacemaking the Untold Story", with the participation of the former Finnish President Mr. Martti Ahtisaari and the former President of Timor-Leste Mr. José Ramos-Horta. He highlighted peacemaking and peacebuilding as at the heart of the mission of the United Nations and of particular significance to the United Nations in Geneva. He also commended Presidents Martti Ahtisaari and José Ramos-Horta for their long-standing commitment to peace and their diplomatic skills in some of the most complex and sensitive settings.