Mary Wald

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East Timor becomes newest member nation of UN

East Timor becomes newest member nation of UN

East Timor becomes newest member nation of UN On September 27. 2002, East Timor was inducted into the UN as the newest member nation of the millenium. The country’s flag was raised for the first time at the UN headquarters in New York. Attending the ceremonies...
International Webcast: Birth of a Nation

International Webcast: Birth of a Nation

In May, 2002, the United Nations, which had been administering East Timor, turned over the reins of the country to its new, democratically elected government, finally delivering to the Timorese people the freedom they have voted for in 1999. Dignitaries from around...
Web and Social Media: President’s Office, Timor-Leste

Web and Social Media: President’s Office, Timor-Leste

Web and Social Media: President’s Office, Timor-Leste During the years that Nobel laureate José Ramos-Horta was Foreign Minister, Prime Minister and then President of Timor-Leste (East Timor), Mary acted as his Special Representative in the United States. Her...
George Clooney and Don Cheadle, Man of Peace Award

George Clooney and Don Cheadle, Man of Peace Award

George Clooney and Don Cheadle, Man of Peace Award The 2007 Man of Peace Award at the World Summit of Nobel Laureates was presented to George Clooney and Don Cheadle in recognition of their outstanding work for peace in Sudan.Now recognizing the immense press...