Series Secretary-General Personal - S-1951

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S-1951

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Secretary-General Personal

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  • 2006 - 2012 (Creation)

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No. of Boxes: 9

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"S-1951 contains records that are personal in nature or that relate to matters of importance to the non-professional obligations of Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. This series contains correspondence with VIPs and personal friends of the Secretary-General and includes invitations extended to him for cultural events and letters in which people express their views of the United Nations and global issues. The VIP correspondence also includes letters exchanged between the Secretary-General and former Secretary-General Kofi Annan. This series also contains official condolence letters sent by the Secretary-General to relatives and friends of recently deceased persons within the United Nations System; correspondence with Member States on the occasion of the death of persons serving with UN missions and field operations; and letters of condolence sent to heads of state after the occurrence of a natural disaster. In addition, there are also condolence letters related to the 2009 attack of the Bakhtar guest house in Kabul, Afghanistan; the 2010 earthquake in Haiti; and the 2011 terrorist attack and bombing of the UN building in Abuja, Nigeria. Other records in this series include: congratulatory messages to and well wishes for the Secretary-General upon his election and re-election to the post from colleagues, governments and the general public; holiday messages; honours and titles offered to the Secretary-General by universities and organizations; and thank you notes for gifts given to the Secretary-General. Processing Archivist: Virginia Pastor Volume: 9 boxes"

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  • Arabic
  • English
  • French
  • Italian
  • Korean
  • Russian
  • Spanish

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2011/0017-0001, 2012/0001-0001, 2012/0164-0001, 2013/0092-0001, 2014/0111-0001

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