Yasser Arafat

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Representative of a nongovernmental organization to address the United Nations

Yasir Arafat, chairman of the Palestine Liberation Organization, was the first representative of a nongovernmental organization to address a plenary session of the United Nations General Assembly. Continue reading

United Nations Armed Forces, first Organization to receive Nobel Prize for Peace

First Organization presented the Nobel Peace Prize was on December 10th 1988
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United Nations: Deputy Secretary-General

Named to the post of Deputy Secretary-General position in January 1998, was former Deputy Minister of National Defence, Louis Frechette. Continue reading