Pathfinders for Peace: A Report to the UN Secretary-General on the Role of Special Representatives and Personal Envoys

Pathfinders for Peace: A Report to the UN Secretary-General on the Role of Special Representatives and Personal Envoys

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Jean Monnet observed that there are two paths in life: to become somebody or to accomplish something. Most UN special representatives and personal envoys pursue the second path. With little fanfare and often at considerable personal risk, these men and women have worked to promote peace in scores of trouble spots around the world. This report explores their work.
Citation: Vance, Cyrus R.; Hamburg, David A. Pathfinders for Peace: A Report to the UN Secretary-General on the Role of Special Representatives and Personal Envoys (Carnegie Corporation of New York, 1997)
Program: International Peace and Security