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Boutros Boutros-Ghali

United Nations Secretary-General Boutros Boutros-Ghali opened the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED) - or Earth Summit - on 3 June 1992, and Fernando Collor De Mello, President of Brazil was elected President of the Conference.

A view of the presiding table at the Conference. From left to right are: Nitin Desai, Deputy Secretary-General of the Conference; Maurice Strong, Secretary-General of UNCED; Mr. Boutros-Ghali; Collor de Mello; Miles Stoby, Secretary of the Conference; Ismat Kittani, UNCED Secretariat, Special Advisor to the Secretary-General; and Lakhadar Brahimi, Foreign Minister of Algeria, Rapporteur-General of the Conference.


UN Photo/Michos Tzovaras

12 June 1992

Photo # 281608


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