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  Johan Kaufmann  
   
 
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Johan Kaufmann (1918-1999) was economic counselor (1956-61) and then permanent representative of the Netherlands to the United Nations in both New York and Geneva (1961-69 and 1974-78). He was also permanent representative to the OECD (1969-74) and Ambassador to Japan (1978-83). He was born in the Netherlands and educated in Amsterdam and at the University of Geneva. He wrote prolifically about multilateral diplomacy at the UN, including The Diplomacy of International Relations: Selected Writings; Conference Diplomacy: An Introductory Analysis; and The Evolving United Nations: Principles and Realities.

 

 
   
 
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