Utilizing the power of the United Nations to promote and maintain peace across the globe, Boutros Boutros-Ghali has had a long association with international affairs as a diplomat, jurist, scholar and widely published author.
Unvanquished: A U.S. - U.N. Saga
Emphasizing his complex relationship with the U.S., Boutros-Ghali argues that United States policy toward the U.N. threatens the fragile fabric of the international organization.
Egypt's Road to Jerusalem
In this story of the struggle for peace in the Middle East, Boutros-Ghali takes audience members on the fragile journey along the diplomatic road to peace.
H.E. Boutros-Ghali served as the sixth Secretary-General of the United Nations, utilizing the power of the U.N. to promote and maintain peace through his firm commitment to preventative diplomacy. He is a stalwart upholder of the U.N. Charter to protect human rights through the sustained development of peace and security. During his term of office, he mounted more peacekeeping operations than in the United Nations' previous 40 years, and convened proactive international conferences such as the Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro, the Population Conference in Cairo, and the historic Conference on Women in Beijing. Before his tenure as U.N. Secretary-General, Mr. Boutros-Ghali served as a distinguished foreign affairs statesman for his native Egypt. He also played a major role in the Arab-Israeli Camp David peace accord.
Prominent Global Leader
H.E. Boutros-Ghali is currently President of the Curatorium Administrative Council at the Hague Academy of International Law. He is also Director of the Egyptian National Council of Human Rights. From 2003 to 2006, he served as the Chairman of the Board of the South Centre, an intergovernmental research organization of developing countries. H.E. Boutros-Ghali was Secretary-General of La Francophonie, an organization of French-speaking nations from 1997 to 2002. Scores of countries and institutions have bestowed awards and honours on H.E. Boutros-Ghali. In April 2007, H.E. Boutros Boutros-Ghali was appointed Knight Grand Cross in the Order of Orange-Nassau, an Order of Knighthood of the Netherlands.