Under-Secretary-General for Special Political Affairs - Urquhart

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Under-Secretary-General for Special Political Affairs - Urquhart

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Under-secretary-General of the United Nations for Special Political Affairs in office 1971–1985.

As Undersecretary-General, Urquhart's main functions were the direction of peace-keeping forces in the Middle East and Cyprus, and negotiations in these two areas; amongst others, his contributions also included work on the negotiations relating to a Namibia peace settlement, negotiations in Kashmir, Lebanon and work on peaceful uses for nuclear energy. Served as Under-Secretary General from 1974-1985.


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