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Decisiveness is the best way to get things done.




Boutros Boutros-Ghali, Secretary General of the United Nations, Deputy Prime Minister, Egypt, Quoted in New York Times, May 3, 1992

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Boutros Boutros-Ghali
Boutros Boutros-Ghali
  • Born: November 14, 1922
  • Died: February 16, 2016
  • Nationality: Egyptian
  • Profession: Public Servant

Boutros Boutros-Ghali was an Egyptian politician and diplomat who was the sixth Secretary-General of the United Nations (UN) from January 1992 to December 1996. An academic and former Vice Foreign Minister of Egypt, Boutros-Ghali oversaw the UN at a time when it dealt with several world crises, including the breakup of Yugoslavia and the Rwandan genocide. He was then the first Secretary-General of the Organisation internationale de la Francophonie from 16 November 1997 to 31 December 2002.

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