UN Inaugurates Library in Kenya Named in Honour of Sergio Vieira De Mello

slashgirl writes “‘The United Nations today inaugurated a new library at its African headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya, named in honour of former UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Sergio Vieira de Mello, who was murdered in a terrorist attack last year while serving as Secretary-General Kofi Annan’s Special Representative in Iraq.

The library honours 243 staff members who have died in the service of the world body, including those killed together with Mr. Vieira de Mello in the attack on the UN’s Baghdad headquarters on 19 August, 2003.’

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