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  Boutros Boutros-Ghali  
   
 
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Boutros Boutros-Ghali (1922- ) was the sixth UN Secretary-General (1992-96). He was professor of international law and international relations at Cairo University (1949-77); and he was a member of parliament and minister of state for foreign affairs and deputy prime minister for foreign affairs (1977-91). After one term at the UN, he became secretary-general of the International Organisation of the Francophonie (1997-2002). He is currently president of the International Panel on Democracy and Development at UNESCO and president of the Egyptian National Commission for Human Rights. He was born in Egypt and educated at Cairo University and the Sorbonne, Paris. His many publications include The Papers of United Nations Secretary-General, Boutros Boutros-Ghali and Unvanquished: A US-UN Saga.

 

 
   
 
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