A Tribute To Maitre Beye

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A Tribute, Commemoration, and Celebration for a Citizen of the World, an Emissary for Peace, and an Inspiration to Millions.

World leaders, ambassadors, dignitaries, relatives and friends of Maitre Beye will gather on June 26, 2008, the 10th anniversary of the passing of Alioune Blondin Beye, to commemorate a leader whose life was devoted to justice, peace, human rights, and public service.

The event will also recognize and honor seven of Maitre Beye's colleagues who perished along with him that day:

  • Mr. Koffi Adjoyi from Togo - Director Political Affairs
  • Mr. Baendegar Dessande from Chad - Political Adviser
  • Mr. Amadou Moctar Gueye from Senegal - Spokesman
  • Mr. Ibikunle Williams from Nigeria - Security Officer
  • Capt. Alvaro Costa from Portugal - Liaison Officer
  • Mr. Jason Hunter from South Africa - Pilot
  • Andrew McCurrah from South Africa - Pilot

Date: Thursday, June 26, 2008

Time: 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Venue: Dag Hammarskjold Library Auditorium
           United Nations Headquarters
           First Avenue at 46th Street
           New York, NY 10017

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