Series S-0351 - United Nations Information Center (UNIC) / United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) - Cables

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United Nations Information Center (UNIC) / United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) - Cables


  • 1981 - 1988 (Creation)

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No. of Boxes: 5

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UN. Office of the Under-Secretary-General for Special Political Affairs (OUSGSPA) (1979-1981: Perez de Cuellar; 1974-1985: Urquhart; 1981-1988: Cordovez; 1986-1992: Goulding)

Series consists of incoming and outgoing numbered and unnumbered cables, especially those sent by Samir Sanbar, then Chief of Staff of Information Services, Beirut, and L. El-Djoundi, then information officer for the Beirut Information Center. Cables include situation reports and contain information reported in local papers. Subjects include the United Nations position in Beirut; Secretary-General's talks; Soviet initiatives in the Middle East; Israeli-American agreements and support; and the boycott of Egypt and Naqoura talks. Correspondents include Chief of Servic Publications, K. Beaven; UN Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF) Commander Maj.-Gen. E. R. Kaira; UN Truce Supervision Organization (UNTSO) Chief of Staff Gen. E. A. Erskine; Director, Office of the Under-Secretary-General for Special Political Affairs J. C. Aime; Gen. J. O'Callaghan (UNTSO); T. Goksel UN Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL); and Under-Secretary-General for Public Information Y. Akashi.

Accession number: 1989/110

Actual series size: 5 boxes


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Alphabetical by subject, then chronological

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      Is superseded by: 1989/0110: Beirut (UNIC) DPI / UNDP (Clear Cables) UNARDOL (UN Assistance for the Reconstruction & Development of Lebanon) (Clear & Code Cables)

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