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Statement of SRSG Ramos-Horta on the elections in Guinea-Bissau

Statement of SRSG Ramos-Horta on the elections in Guinea-Bissau

Bissau-UNIOGBIS, 14 April-2014 – After two difficult years, the people of Guinea-Bissau have exercised their sovereign right to elect a new …

Um Dia Com o Presidente Nas Eleições da Guine Bissau

Um Dia Com o Presidente Nas Eleições da Guine Bissau

Poucos minutos passam desde as 7 da manhã, hora a que abriram as urnas para as Eleições Legislativas e Presidenciais, dois anos depois do Golpe de …

Briefing on the Eve of the Election

Briefing on the Eve of the Election

Excellencies, Colleagues, Friends Welcome all to this humble UN outpost. I use to say, this forgotten UN outpost. But no longer. Yesterday, we had …

The Rule of Law as a Driver of Change

The Rule of Law as a Driver of Change

Following is the keynote address by José Ramos-Horta to a conference on Peace and Security in the City of The Hague, 2 April 2014. The title of the …

North Korea Is the World’s Worst Human Rights Crisis

North Korea Is the World’s Worst Human Rights Crisis

José Ramos-Horta and Benedict Rogers Jose Ramos-Horta is former President of the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste. Benedict Rogers works for the …

Op Ed: Asia can no longer follow West’s polluting ways

Op Ed: Asia can no longer follow West’s polluting ways

The following Op Ed, co-authored by José Ramos-Horta and former President of the Maldives Mohamed  Nasheed, appeared in the South China Morning …

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